Scotland made draw against Ireland

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 | 0

Earlier in the first match of team Scotland, they faced a defeat against Ireland in Tri Nation Series. But in the 2nd match, they stopped Ireland where they also failed to win the match but the match ended with draw. So, it can be called as Scotland made draw against Ireland at the same venue Deventer. Like the first match, it was also a day/ night competition where Scotland won the toss this time.

Scotland made draw against Ireland

The Tri Nation Series was executed in Netherlands where including the home team Netherlands, Ireland and Scotland also took part. The whole tournament consisted of six matches and the maximum winner team will be the champion. The first two matches were executed between Netherlands and Ireland where home team Netherlands won both times.

So, Irish team had no choice but to win next two matches against Scotland but Scottish team was the not an easy target. In their first match against Ireland, they were defeated but in the 2nd match, Scottish team turned around and stopped Ireland. The match was tied.

Netherlands cricket board wants to make the tri nation series as the annual tournament which started their journey in the season 2018.

Scotland was in tight schedule where prior to the series they played a home T20I series against Pakistan and a ODI against England. They won the ODI match amazingly but lost the T20I series against Pakistan. They possess some most talented players in the squad now.

In 17th June, 2018 the match between Scotland and Ireland took place where in 16th June, the first match between them was staged. The match took place at the same venue named Sportpark Het Schootsveld, Deventer. However, it was the 4th match of the tournament where Scotland won the toss and decided to bat first.

Munsey and captain Coetzer started to bat for Scotland and they added good runs jointly. Their opening partnership were quite successful where Munsey scored 46 runs and Coetzer scored highest 54 runs so far. MacLeod came later and added 46 runs so far. By losing four wickets team Scotland presented 185 runs in front of Ireland in the match. Three bowlers took one wicket each for the team Ireland in the match.

Opening partnership of Ireland did not working though at the end of the crease Stirling played well. He alone scored 81 runs highest where rest players added 26 runs, 20 runs and 28 runs respectively. In exchange for 6 wickets team Ireland ended their innings scoring the same 185 runs so far. So, the match finished with tie.

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