The 8th match of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 will be played today (March 06) at Bulawayo Athletic Club, Bulawayo at 09:30 AM Local or 01:00 PM IST.
SCO- Scotland won its first game against Afghanistan by 7 wickets
HK- This is the first match of HK in this tournament
After thrashing Afghanistan by 7 wickets with the help of wonderful knocks of Calum MacLeod (157 off 146) and Richie Berrington (67 off 95), the high on confidence Scotland would not like to tamper their winning squad. Richie Berrington was also magical with the ball along with Bradley Wheal in the previous game as both took 3 wickets each.
Hong Kong, on the other hand, will be led by Babar Hayat. there were no reports of injury and a full squad is available for selection.
Matthew Cross(w), Safyaan Sharif, Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Kyle Coetzer(c), Tom Sole, Mark Watt, George Munsey, Bradley Wheal
Babar Hayat, Anshuman Rath, Shahid Wasif, Nizakat Khan, Ehsan Nawaz, Aizaz Khan, Scott McKechnie, Nadeem Ahmed
Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Bradley Wheal and Kyle Coetzer are expected to be the strengths of Scotland while Hong Kong will rely on Babar Hayat, Aizaz Khan.
Avg 1st inn score-249
Avg 2nd inn score-239
Highest Total-256/3 (47.2 Ov) by Sco vs Afg
Lowest Total-255/10 (49.4 Ov) by Afg vs Sco
Highest Chased-256/3 (47.2 Ov) by Sco vs Afg
Lowest Defended-244/7 (50 Ov) by NZ vs ZIM
Scotland would like to carry their winning momentum when they face Hong Kong today at Bulawayo. With the likes of Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, Bradley Wheal, and Kyle Coetzer, Scotland looks stronger than Hong Kong. They will enter the ground as favourites.
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