T20 WorldCup qualifiers have started and we have already witnessed an upset. Scotland has defeated Bangladesh and the match went in last over. You should not have missed this match. If you have, then don’t worry. We have added Bangladesh vs Scotland Highlights in this Article.
- Qualifier round for the T20 world cup begun today. Two teams from each group will qualify for the super twelve-phase.
Bangladesh vs Scotland Match Summary
Let’s have a look at the Match Summary
Match 2 of the qualifier was played between Bangladesh and Scotland from group B. Bangladesh won the toss and they decided they will bowl first. Dew was the main factor that they consider while bowling first. Batting second might be easy in lights and with dew.
Scotland didn’t start well in their world cup campaign. They lost their captain on duck. He was bowled by Saifuddin. Their wicket-keeper batsmen M Cross and opening batsman Munsey took the innings forward. M Cross lost his wicket when Scotland was on 45 runs. He was given LBW on Mehdi Hasan bowling. After his wicket, Scotland middle-order struggled. They lost wickets at regular intervals.
Munsey got out after scoring 29 runs on 23 balls with the help of two sixes and two fours. Berrington, MacLeod and Leask got out in a single-digit score. At this time, Scotland was struggling at the score 0f 53 for 6. Chris Greaves and Mark Watt came at the crease. They both added 51 runs to the team’s total. Mark Watt scored 22 runs in 17 balls. He was dismissed by Taskin Ahmed.
Chris Greaves played a brilliant knock of 45 runs in 28 balls. He hit 4 fours and two sixes. With the help of his innings, Scotland was able to give them a fighting score of 141 runs in twenty overs.
Bangladeshi spinners were quite brilliant with the ball on this slow surface. Shakib ul Hasan And Mehdi Hasan gave 36 runs in 8 overs and took five wickets. Mustafizur Rehman also took 2 wickets. Taskin and Saifuddin took one wicket each.
In reply, Bangladeshi batsman lost early wickets. They also made a slow start due to the loss of early wickets that cost them this match. Soumya Sarkar got out in second over. He was dismissed by Dacey on 5 runs. Liton Das also got out on 5 runs. He was dismissed by Wheal. Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim tried to build the innings after the early fall of wickets.
Shakib got out on 20 runs on 28 balls. He was never looked comfortable at the crease. He got out due to the brilliant catch taken by the MacLeod. After his wicket, Mushfiqur Rahim also got out after scoring 38 runs on 36 balls. He was also dismissed by Chris Greaves. Bangladeshi captain Mahmudullah came at no 5. He with Afif Hossain tried to hit boundaries and put pressure back on Scotland but it was not an easy task to hit a boundary. Afif Hossain got out on 18 runs with the help of 2 fours.
Mahmudullah got out on 23 runs and with his wicket Bangladesh end their hopes of winning the match. Bangladesh managed to score 134 runs in twenty overs with the loss of seven wickets. Scotland upset them with 6 runs.
Scotland bowlers bowled tremendously well in this innings. They picked the wickets at regular intervals that were the main reason behind the win. Bradley Wheal picked three wickets by giving only 24 runs in 4 overs. Chris Greaves picked two important wickets of Shakib and Mushfiqur Rahim. Josh Davey and Leak picked one wicket each. This was the Bangladesh vs Scotland match summary.
Man of the match
Chris Greaves was awarded man of the match due to his all-around performance. He scored 45 runs with the bat and also picked two crucial wickets and broke the backbone of Bangladeshi batting.
Bangladesh vs Scotland Highlights
Now, it is time to lookout Bangladesh vs Scotland Match Highlights.
After looking Bangladesh vs Scotland Highlights, you will realize that Bangladesh lacks depth in the batting. Now, they have to win the remaining of their matches to qualify for the main event. This loss was upset for sure. Bangladesh was the favorite to win this game with their recent performance that they defeated New Zealand and Australia. Their batting looked very ordinary and their captain said in a press conference that they have to fix that as quick as possible.
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