Scotland vs Pakistan 2nd T20 Match Preview
Considered one of the finest T20 outfits in the world at the moment, the Pakistan side currently rules the ICC’s Men’s T20I Team Rankings as the number one ranked team in this format. The rise to the top for Pakistan, a side not normally known for excellence in the shorter formats of the game, has been remarkable but not totally unexpected due to the success of their own Twenty20 League tournament, the Pakistan Super League.
Cricket in Scotland has a strong following and with the hosts having played well in recent times to attain a ranking just below a more established side such as Bangladesh, the Pakistan side under the leadership of Sarfaraz Ahmed will be under no illusions as to the quality of opposition they will face and could easily discover to their discomfort that the Scottish side will be no pushovers.
When: June 13, 08:30 PM IST
Venue: Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh
Venue T20I Stats
|Matches won batting first||4|
|Matches won bowling first||3|
|Average 1st Inns scores||165|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||145|
|Highest total recorded||210/5 (20 Ov) by Afg vs Sco|
|Lowest total recorded||109/10 (18.1 Ov) by UAE vs Sco|
|Highest score chased||168/2 (17.2 Ov) by Afg vs UAE|
|Lowest score defended||162/7 (20 Ov) by Afg vs NED|
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Scotland : George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer(c), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Dylan Budge, Michael Leask, Matthew Cross(w), Safyaan Sharif, Mark Watt, Alasdair Evans, Hamza Tahir, Craig Wallace, Chris Sole, Bradley Wheal, Stu Whittingham
Pakistan : Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Haris Sohail, Rahat Ali, Usman Khan, Shaheen Afridi
Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, George Munsey, Michael Leask , Dylan Budge / Craig Wallace, Safyaan Sharif, Mark Watt, Alasdair Evans, Chris Sole
Fakhar Zaman, Ahmed Shehzad, Hussain Talat, Sarfraz Ahmed (c & wk), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir
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