Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: ICC Men’s World Cup League 2 - Scotland vs Namibia - Match 118- 5 December 2022
The 118th match of the ICC Men’s World Cup League 2 will take place between Scotland and Namibia on the 5th of December, 2022 at the Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek.
Live Scores - Scotland v Namibia
Current Form Scotland:
Scotland are currently placed at the second position on points table with 21 wins in the World Cup League 2 so far.
The highest run scorer for Scotland is Calum MacLeod with 1051 runs in the competition so far.
The highest wicket taker for Scotland is Hamza Tahir with 38 scalps under his belt in the competition so far.
Scotland have won their previous match against Nepal by 3 wickets.
Nepal batted first and they posted a total of 137 before being bowled out. Gyanendra Malla played well in the middle order. He scored 25 runs in 39 deliveries. Gulshan Kumar Jha in the late order also scored important 29 runs for his team. Other batters failed terribly and as a result, Nepal were bundled out for a small total of 137.
During the chase, George Munsey and Christopher McBride gave their team an ideal start. They scored 17 and 43 runs respectively. Scotland lost a couple of wickets in quick succession in the middle order but Brandon McMullen held one end together and smashed 32 not out to take Scotland home in the 33rd over with 3 wickets in hand.
Current Form Namibia:
Namibia are currently placed at the 3rd position on points table.
The highest run scorer for Namibia is Gerhard Erasmus with 1093 runs to his credit.
The highest wicket taker for Nepal is Bernard Scholtz with 41 scalps under his belt.
Namibia have lost their previous match against Scotland by 4 wickets.
Namibia batted first and they posted a total of 211 for 9 in 50 overs. The start wasn't ideal for them as they lost 3 wickets for just 39 runs. Gerhard Erasmus was the lone warrior for Namibia. He made 96 not out in 130 balls to help Namibia cross the 200 run mark and reach 211 in 50 overs of play.
During the chase, Scotland lost George Munsey early on in the innungs. Post his dismissal, Kyle Coetzer and Christopher McBride played brilliantly and scored 54 and 30 runs respectively. Richie Berrington also played a good hand and scored 36 in 59 balls. On the back of these phenomenal performances, Scotland easily chased down the target in the 43rd over with 4 wickets in hand.
Let’s have a look at the squads:
Kyle Coetzer, Richie Berrington (captain), Dylan Budge, Matthew Cross, Olly Davidson, Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Adrian Neill, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Hamza Tahir
Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Lohan Louwrens, Gerhard Erasmus, Divan La Cock, Craig Williams, Jonathan Smit, Jan Frylinck, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz, David Wiese, Zane Green
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss?– Scotland
Who will win? - Namibia
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – George Munsey (Scotland), Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Mark Watt (Scotland), Ruben Trumpelmann (Namibia)
Most Sixes – George Munsey (Scotland), Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia)
Player of the Match- Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia)
Team Scores Batting first – Scotland 210+, Namibia 225+
Match Handicap: Namibia
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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