Scotland made a stellar start in the ICC T20 World Cup Championships with their match against West Indies. Today, the side will take on Ireland in their 2nd match of the marquee event.
West Indies has been a two-times World Cup Champions but Scotland thrashed them in their opening contest. Scotland might continue the chase for win.
In the ICC rankings, Scotland has secured the top spot in Round One Group B points table, getting 2 points.
George Munsey smashed maximum runs for the squad, 66, including 9 fours at a strike rate of 124. Alongside, Calum MacLeod contributed 23 runs at a strike rate of 164 for the team.
In the bowling department, Mark Watt proved the best bowler, picking up 3 wickets and delivering at an average of 4 with economy rate at 3.
Contrarily, Ireland lost their opening match of the tournament to Zimbabwe by 31 runs. The squad is placed in the 3rd position in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Round One Group B points table, after losing the previous match. They might rely on Curtis Campher who is the top run-scorer for Ireland with 27 runs, playing at a strike rate of 122. Moreover, George Dockrell has contributed 24 runs at a SR of 120.
Joshua Little represents the strong bowling side of Ireland with him taking 3 wickets and bowling at an average of 8.
Date & Time – Oct 19 at 03:00 PM Local
Venue – Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Richie Berrington(c), George Munsey, Michael Jones, Matthew Cross(w), Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal, Hamza Tahir, Brandon McMullen, Chris Sole, and Craig Wallace
Andrew Balbirnie(c), Paul Stirling, Lorcan Tucker(w), Harry Tector, Curtis Campher, George Dockrell, Gareth Delany, Mark Adair, Simi Singh, Barry McCarthy, Joshua Little, Stephen Doheny, Conor Olphert, Graham Hume, and Fionn Hand
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