Scotland beat Papua New Guinea by 3 wickets in Tri Series ODI

Scotland's Calum MacLeod
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Scotland won the toss and decided to bowl today against Papua New Guinea at Mannofield Park, Aberdeen in their tri Series ODI encounter.

Match Summary

Scotland 207 - 7 (Kyle Coetzer 96, Calum MacLeod 36; Assad Vala 3-37, Nosaina Pokana 3-25)

Papua New Guinea 205 - 9 (Tony Ura 46, Assad Vala 36, Kiplin Doriga 39*; Hamza Tahir 4- 37, Michael Leask 3-38)

Result - Scotland won by 3 wickets

Batting first, Papua New Guinea scored 205 - 9 in their allotted 50 overs with Tony Ura 46, Assad Vala 36 and Kiplin Doriga 39* the main run getters and Hamza Tahir 4- 37 and Michael Leask 3-38, the stars with the ball for Scotland.

In reply, Scotland completed the run chase with just over an over to spare, scoring 207 - 7 with Kyle Coetzer 96 and Calum MacLeod 36 top scoring and Assad Vala 3-37 and Nosaina Pokana 3-25, the main wicket takers for Papua New Guinea.

 

Scotland - Matthew Cross(wk), Kyle Coetzer(c), Calum MacLeod, George Munsey, Richard Berrington, Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Safyaan Sharif, Hamza Tahir, Gavin Main, Mark Watt

Papua New Guinea - Tony Ura, Gaudi Toka, Assad Vala(c), Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Kiplin Doriga(wk), Chad Soper, Norman Vanua, Damien Ravu, Nosaina Pokana

Match Details

Start Time: 11:00

Toss: Scotland won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Mannofield Park, Aberdeen

Officials: Allan Haggo, Roland Black, David McLean, David Jukes

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