Scotland won Tri Nation series

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2018 | 0

Scotland is a cricket team with poor ranking. They have no big achievement in international cricket. Now, team Scotland won Tri Nation series which is considered as one of the big achievement for the team. They have traveled Netherlands to take part in the tri nation series where Netherlands was the host nation. Ireland was just the 3rd participant of the tournament. However, in the middle of the June, 2018 the tournament started and it ended in 20th June, 2018. Total six matches were executed there and the tournament format was T20I.

Scotland won Tri Nation series

Each team played total four matches where against the same opponent, there were two matches were staged. Ireland and Netherlands started the tournament where Irish team faced two defeat against Dutch. Later, they managed one victory against Scotland. Later, Scotland won two matches against Dutch team and claimed the trophy. They have got a big victory over Netherlands in the last match. The 6th match of the tournament was undeclared final between two teams and Scotland succeeded.

Scotland played against Pakistan prior to the tri nation series where the tournament consisted of two T20I matches. Scottish team faced defeat both two times against Pakistan but they made their preparation through the matches.

In 20th JUne, 2018 at VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen the last match in tri nation series took place which was between Scotland and Netherlands. Team Scotland won the toss and decided to bat first. Captain of the team Scotland Coetzer and Munsey opened the innings with good speed. In 4.2 overs they scored 50 runs and opener Coetzer was gone with 24 runs. Later, Munsey and Cross played well and added almost 90 runs. Munsey and Cross both scored 50 runs in the match each. Munsey scored highest 71 runs where Cross scored 50 runs so far. Later, Berrington came and added 64 runs individually. Top orders did their job well and at the end of 20 overs team Scotland presented 221 runs milestone in front of Netherlands. They lost only three wickets in the match. Three bowlers of Dutch took one wicket each in the match. They were too expensive as well.

Later, Netherlands came to chase the score. It was too big to chase and their top orders and middle orders were failed completely. Just three players of Dutch team made it to two figure runs. Edwards scored 31 runs highest. In 14 overs team Netherlands lost all wickets so far.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug



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