New Zealand takes on Scotland in the first game of the day in Dubai of this ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Kane Williamson’s New Zealand batting first scored 172 losing five wickets, with opener Martin Guptill scoring a brilliant 93 of 56 balls. Brad Wheal picked up two wickets but was expensive going for 40 in his 4 overs.
However, in the second innings of the match, George Munsey hit a brilliant straight drive and it raised the boundary in no time. Bowler Trent Boult’s reaction was everything to watch for.
Watch the clip here:
Absolute beauty.A wonderful straight drive by George munsey of Boult's delivery. pic.twitter.com/rwz5uwZY48
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Meanwhile, the limelight was also taken by the Scotland Wicketkeeper while he motivated and bowler and said, “Whole Of India Behind You Here Greevo” said Cross with Glenn Phillips facing his over.
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New Zealand edge past Scotland in Super12 clash
Coming to the match between Scotland and New Zealand, New had posted a total of 172 in their 20 overs. Guptill was the run-scorer, scoring 93 valuable runs for his team. Scotland, coming into bat they had a good start George Munsey was settled in, facing 18 delivers and scoring 22 runs. He was looking all set to score big for this team but Ish Sodhi could catch hold of the batsmen. New Zealand has an excellent bowling performance tonight and would look to carry this on forward.
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Ish Sodhi and Trent Boult picked up 2 wickets which helped New Zealand keep pressure on the Scotland batters. Michael Leask played an excellent inning of 42 off just 22 balls, but it got too late for the Men in Purple. He remained not out in his innings, but it’s a very good sign for the Scotland team for their future matches in the tournament.
Scotland has two games left in this ICC T20 World Cup, against Virat Kohli’s India and Babar Azam’s Pakistan. These are two huge games for the Scotland players and their team at this mega event. It is a must-win game for India against Scotland, Pakistan have already qualified for the Semi-Finals, but will look to finish their league stages on a positive note.