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After registering their first-ever win against England and making it a historic Sunday for Scotland cricket, the hosts are all set to welcome Pakistan now. What a day it was for Scotland cricket! Facing their neighbors and ODI number 1 ranked team – England, on Sunday, Scotland stunned everybody with their overall improved performance. Which was believed to be a local affair, turned out to be a stunning show with Scotland posting their highest ODI score and clinching 6 runs win. After getting a target of 371, England fell short of 6 runs and got all out at 365 in 48.5 over.
Now, Scotland will lock horns with Pakistan tomorrow (June 12) who are on a tour to play two-T20I matches. The first T20I will be played at Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh starting at 04:00 PM Local or 08:30 PM IST.
Pakistan is also returning after a fair test series against England which ended at 1-1. After beating the number-1 ODI team, it will be interesting to watch Scotland take on the top-ranked T20 team.
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The Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh has a flat wicket which is perfect for batting. The short boundaries are idle for big scores and a cracker of a game is expected to take place tomorrow. Also, there are no predictions for rain and a full game is expected to take place.
Avg 1st inn score: 159
Avg 2nd inn score: 144
Highest Total: 210/5 (20 Ov) by Afg vs Sco
Lowest Total: 109/10 (18.1 Ov) by UAE vs Sco
Highest Chased: 168/2 (17.2 Ov) by Afg vs UAE
Lowest Defended: 162/7 (20 Ov) by Afg vs NED
Scotland has made two changes in their ODI squad to face off Pakistan tomorrow. Uncapped left-arm spinner Hamza Tahir gets his maiden call while wicketkeeper C Wallace gets a return call. Michael Jones and P Mommsen have been omitted from the squad. Kyle Coetzer will lead the team.
Pakistan has named a 15-member squad for the two-match series against Scotland. Management has announced just one change from the squad which featured against West Indies-Haris Sohail replaces Babar Azam.
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Calum MacLeod, Kyle Coetzer (c), Richie Berrington, George Munsey, Dylan Budge, Matthew Cross, Alasdair Evans, Craig Wallace (wk), Michael Leask, Hamza Tahir, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal, Chris Sole, Mark Watt, Stuart Whittingham
Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Usman Shinwari, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Amir, Hassan Ali, Rahat Ali, Hussain Tallat, Shaheen Shah Afridi
The probable SCO vs PAK playing11 is listed below.
Wicket-keeper: M Cross
Batsmen: K Coetzer, C MacLeod, G Munsey, D Budge
All-rounder: R Berrington
Bowlers: A Evans, S Sharif, C Sole, M Watt, S Sharif
Wicket-keeper: S Ahmed
Batsmen: F Zaman, H Talat
All-rounder: S Malik, F Ashraf, S Khan
Bowlers: H Ali, M Nawaz, M Amir
For Scotland, Calum Macleod was the key performer with the bat against England. He scored unbeaten 140 of 94 deliveries. Apart from him, M Cross (48 of 39), skipper Coetzer (58 of 49) and G Munsey (55 of 51) were the other contributors with the bat.
In bowling, M Watt bagged 3 wickets while R Berrington and A Evans took 2 wickets each.
For Pakistan, the key batters will be Fakhar Zaman and Hussain Talat. Shoaib Malik will be crucial with his all-around performance.
In bowling, M Amir and Hasan Ali will be responsible for providing breakthroughs.
In wicket keeping, both will be a good choice.
In batsmen, F Zaman, K Coetzer, S Malik and C Macleod will be a perfect bet.
In all-rounder, you can choose H Talat, R Berrington.
In bowling, H Ali, M Amir, and M Watt/S Sharif will be a safe bet.
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