Afghanistan Vs Scotland 1st ODI Match Review – Triangular Series

by Nicholas Salgado | Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 | 0

Before the world cup tournament Afghanistan, Ireland and Scotland will play a triangular series at Abu Dhabi, the series will start from 8 January and it will be end at 19 January. It is start by the Afghanistan Vs Scotland matches at January 8 and will kick-off at 9:30 Local time. Watch this match on

Match Information:

Match: Afghanistan Vs Scotland 1st ODI (live stream will be available here in online to watch free on TV channel)

Series: 2015 Dubai Triangular One Day International Series

Start Date: 8 January 2015

Kick-off: 9:30 (Abu Dhabi Local Time) and 6:30 (UK Time).

Venue: ICC Academy, Dubai.

Afghanistan Vs Scotland

Afghanistan Vs Scotland Broadcast TV Channel List:

  • OSN Sports (North Africa, Middle East)
  • Ten Cricket (Pakistan, India)
  • Sky Sports HD (UK and Ireland)
  • Sky Sports (New Zealand),

Team Squade:

Afghanistan Squad for the First ODI Match:

Mohammad Nabi, Asghar Stanikzai, Noor Ali, Javed Ahmadi, Usman Ghani, Gulbudeen Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Mohammad Shahzad, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Sharafuddin Ashraf, Shapoor Zadran.

Scotland Squad for the 1st ODI Match:

Kyle Coetzer, Gordon Goudie, Preston Mommsen, Craig Wallace, Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Qasim Sheikh, Majid Haq, Matt Machan, Neil Carter, Rob Taylor.

Head to Head and Match Brief:

Afghanistan played 6 ODI matches from 2008 to 2013. In their first match at 2008 in Willowmoore Park, Benoni, Afghanistan won by 89 runs after scoring 295 runs. And the last match of these 2 teams at ICC World Cricket League on 2013, in this appearances Afghanistan defeats Scotland by 5 wickets after 259 runs scored by Scotland and a century by the skipper KJ Coetzer of 133 runs.

In total Scotland and Afghanistan played 6 matches between them, in this 6 match’s progress Afghanistan won 4 matches and lost 2 games. Both team lost their all matches after batting first.

Highest team total by Afghanistan is 295 runs in their first match against Scotland. And lowest is 120 on 2010. Both

Scotland’s highest team total against Afghanistan is 259 for 9 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on 2013. And the lowest is 121 for 4 to take over the lowest total of Afghanistan. And their lowest score after batting first is 206 in the first match against them on 2008.

Scotland will play their 3rd ICC world cup appearances in this ICC World Cup. Their first appearance was in 1999. Before this tournament, in their last 2 appearances they had played 8 games and lost all their matches.

Afghanistan will play their first World Cup in their cricket history in this ICC WC 2015.

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