Scotland v Derbyshire, YB40 Group B, Edinburgh May 26, 2013

Footitt's five too much for Scotland

Derbyshire 186 for 4 (Hughes 74, Chanderpaul 54) beat Scotland 182 for 9 (Footitt 5-28) by six wickets
Scorecard

Half-centuries from Chesney Hughes and Shivnarine Chanderpaul earned Derbyshire victory over Scotland after Mark Footitt had taken five wickets for the visitors in Edinburgh.

Footitt recorded a career-best 5 for 28 to restrict the home side to 182 for 9 in their 40 overs and the Derbyshire openers gave their side a strong platform. Richard Johnson's four eventually secured the win as Derbyshire reached their target with 14 balls to spare

Scotland elected to bat at the Grange but started slowly and were in trouble at 51 for 4 Matthew Cross was caught behind for 11 and Freddie Coleman was the first to fall to Footitt for one less than his fellow opener after being caught by Wayne Madsen.

Ewan Chalmers and Richie Berrington also struggled to impose themselves but a partnership of 55 between Preston Mommsen (42) and Majid Haq gave Scotland a fighting chance. Newcomer Michael Leask hit two sixes in consecutive overs on his way to 21 off 19 balls but Alex Hughes stopped him in his tracks and Footitt took three late wickets to give the visitors a modest target.

The opening batsmen ensured Derbyshire were well on their way with an opening stand of 120. Hughes scored 74 off 72 balls while Chanderpaul hit 54 before being caught and bowled by Gordon Drummond.

Madsen was clean bowled by Majid Haq for 4 as Scotland sensed a fightback but Paul Borrington and Billy Godleman both hit 21 to get Derbyshire back on track and Johnson, who had taken four catches, swept them to a six-wicket victory.

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