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October 2, 2011
Scotland 156 for 9 (Mommsen 39, Viljoen 5-23) beat Namibia 130 for 8 (van der Westhuizen 39) by 26 runs
Scotland took an unassailable 3-0 series lead over Namibia in the third Twenty20 of their five-match series with a 26-run win in Windhoek. A strong team performance set up Scotland's victory as they reached 156 for 9 despite seamer Christi Viljoen's 5 for 23, after which every one of the seven Scotland bowlers used picked up a wicket to keep Namibia to 130 for 8.
After winning the toss, Scotland's batting effort was underpinned by opener Calum Macleod's aggressive 30 and Preston Mommsen's 39, but there were contributions from most of the top order. The batsmen further down couldn't quite replicate their efforts as Viljoen returned and struck regularly, finding himself on a hat-trick after dismissing Safyaan Sharif and Gordon Goudie with consecutive deliveries.
Namibia lost captain Craig Williams and Sarel Burger inside the first six overs of their chase but kept in touch with the asking rate thanks to Louis van der Westhuizen's 27-ball 39 and a rapid 30 from Gerrie Snyman.
Wickets kept falling, however, and with each dismissal Scotland's grip on the match tightened. Niel Rossouw struggled to force the pace in his 23-ball 18, and though Louis Klazinga managed a four and a six in his 19, the result was already a foregone conclusion.
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