SCO left AUS breathless, won the match 2 balls earlier, ENG also reached Super-8

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. Scotland missed out on a big upset in the T20 World Cup 2024 on Sunday. Despite coming very close to defeating Australia, it had to face defeat in the match. With this, the England team has got a big relief. It has confirmed its place in the Super-8. Australia and England made their place in the Super-8 from Group-B. Batting first, Scotland scored 180 runs for the loss of five wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Chasing the target, Australia won the match two balls earlier by losing five wickets.

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The hero of the Kangaroo team's victory was Marcus Stoinis, who played an innings of 59 runs in 29 balls. Apart from this, opening batsman Travis Head also made an important contribution of 68 runs in 49 balls. While chasing the target, at one time the Australian team was looking very difficult. The team lost its three wickets for just 60 runs. From here Stoinis and Head took the responsibility of scoring runs. Both of them made a partnership of 80 runs for the fourth wicket and brought the match very close.

Scotland batsmen scored a lot of runs
Scotland scored a lot of runs while batting first. After losing their first wicket for just three runs, Scotland scored brilliant runs for the second wicket. George Munsey and Brandon McMullen shared an 89-run partnership for the second wicket. After the first 10 overs, Scotland's score was close to 100 runs. Munsey scored 53 runs off 23 balls while McMullen scored 60 runs off 34 balls. Six sixes and two fours also came off his bat. Captain Richie Berrington scored 42 runs off 31 balls. With the help of which the Scotland team scored 180/5 runs in the stipulated 20 overs.

first published : June 16, 2024, 09:25 IST

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