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Ireland Hunted Down Scotland by 6 Wickets in WT20 Cup Qualifiers

Ireland Hunted Down Scotland by 6 Wickets in WT20 Cup Qualifiers

Key Highlights 

  • Scotland won the toss and set a run score of 176/5 in 20 overs. 
  • Michael Jones nailed a highest score of 86 in the first innings for Scotland, playing at a strike rate of 156.36. 
  • Curtis Campher picked two important wickets for Scotland and fueled a total of 72* at a strike rate of 225. 
  • Ireland beat Scotland by 6 wickets, chasing the target of 177 runs. 

For the 7th match of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, the squads Scotland and Ireland came up for the toss on the grounds of Bellerive Oval, Hobart, where Scotland won the toss and chose to bat first. 

The Scotland vs Ireland match was conducted on the ground with less green grass, the pitch was a little dry which seemed good for batting. Bowlers might need to struggle more to take the pace off. 

Munsey and Michael Jones came to open the batting attack to face the bowling of Joshua Little.

With a bumbling start, Scotland drew just one run in the first over and in  the first ball of the next over, Munsey lost his wicket to Mark Adair. Bringing an interesting turn in the game, Matthew Cross crunched first and other two boundaries of the innings, posing a total score of 16-1 after 3 overs. 

Michael Jones pulled the ball over a deep square for the first six of the innings, crossing the half-century at a score of 52-1 after 7 overs. 

With Michael Jones in great form, Scotland reached a score of 84-2 after 11 overs. Thumping four and six, Berrington kept his record high and Jones got his first T20 half-century and the duo moved the score up to 137-2 after 16 overs. 

Scotland set a record of 176-5 in 20 overs. 

To chase the run score of 177, Stirling and Balbirnie came in the middle, facing the bowling of Mark Watt. 

Cracking away a four in the first over, Balbirnie made a good start and the side got 9 runs after 2 overs. After 6 overs, the score of Ireland moved up to 37-2. With Lorcan Tucker and Harry Tector on the pitch, Ireland crossed half-century; 53-2 after 8 overs. The cumulative efforts of George Dockrell and Curtis Campher led them to cross the score 100-4 after 13 overs. Both kept the chase alive hammering sixes and fours, they dragged the score to 153-4 after 17 overs. Campher reached his maiden T20I half-century. 

In the Scotland vs Ireland T20 match, Ireland defeated Scotland by 6 wickets restricting their score at 180/4 in 19 overs. 

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