Result
1st Match, Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 2017, Group B, Desert T20 Challenge
189/3
(20 ov, target 190)
165/6
Scotland won by 24 runs
Player Of The Match
1y
• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

MacLeod, Berrington trump Hong Kong with record stand

Calum MacLeod and Richie Berrington put on a record partnership of 127 runs against Hong Kong, setting up Scotland's 24-run in the first match of the inaugural Desert T20 Challenge

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Scorecard summary
Scotland189/3(20 overs)
Hong Kong165/6(20 overs)
end of over 209 runs
HKG: 165/6CRR: 8.25 
Ehsan Khan42 (22)
Waqas Barkat10 (9)
Brad Wheal4-0-31-1
Josh Davey4-0-48-1
19.6
4
Wheal to Ehsan Khan, FOUR runs
short outside off stump, moves across and scoops it to the the fine leg boundary
19.5
1
Wheal to Waqas Barkat, 1 run
short ball, pulls it to square leg
19.4
1
Wheal to Ehsan Khan, 1 run
well directed shot ball at the body, too late on the shot, doesnt connect properly
19.3
1
Wheal to Waqas Barkat, 1 run
pushed to midwicket
19.2
Wheal to Waqas Barkat, no run
yorker, dug out to mid on, Ehsan wanted a run, sent back by Waqas, missed run out opportunity
19.1
2
Wheal to Waqas Barkat, 2 runs
low full toss, hits it over covers, good running
end of over 1914 runs
HKG: 156/6CRR: 8.21 • RRR: 34.00
Waqas Barkat6 (5)
Ehsan Khan37 (20)
Josh Davey4-0-48-1
Brad Wheal3-0-22-1
18.6
1
Davey to Waqas Barkat, 1 run
pushed to long off
18.5
2
Davey to Waqas Barkat, 2 runs
full again, driven to wide long off
18.4
1
Davey to Ehsan Khan, 1 run
full and wide, Ehsan makes room for himself, gets too far, doest connect properly
18.4
7nb
Davey to Ehsan Khan, (no ball) SIX runs
misses his mark by not much, Ehsan gets under it and lofts it over midwicket, Josh oversteps, FREE HIT
18.3
1
Davey to Waqas Barkat, 1 run
full ball, moves across the stumps, well dug out for a single, keeping it tight Josh
18.2
1
Davey to Ehsan Khan, 1 run
full ball, comes down the track and hits it to covers
18.1
1
Davey to Waqas Barkat, 1 run
full and wide, angles it behind point, good diving stop, keeps it to one
end of over 1811 runs • 1 wicket
HKG: 142/6CRR: 7.88 • RRR: 24.00
Ehsan Khan29 (17)
Waqas Barkat1 (1)
Brad Wheal3-0-22-1
Josh Davey3-0-34-1
17.6
Wheal to Ehsan Khan, no run
another short ball, bangs it into the pitch, uncomfortable for Ehsan, tries to cut it, misses it
17.5
Wheal to Ehsan Khan, no run
short ball, well directed, in two minds, tries to fend it off, wrapped on the gloves, agony for Ehsan, calls for the doc
17.4
4
Wheal to Ehsan Khan, FOUR runs
length ball, moves across the stumps and ramps it over short fine, great improvisation
17.3
1
Wheal to Waqas Barkat, 1 run
short ball, well directed at the body, Waqas takes evasive action, gets a glove towards fine leg
17.2
w
Wheal to Shahid Wasif, OUT
slower ball, moves across and tries to scoop it over short fine, straight to the Con
Shahid Wasif c de Lange b Wheal 40 (25b 3x4 1x6) SR: 160.00
Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossScotland , elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge 2017
Player Of The Match
Calum MacLeod
Match numberT20I no. 577
Season2016/17
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25 Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days14 January 2017 (20-over match)
Umpires
Ahmed Shah Pakteen
Alan Neill
Reserve Umpire
Iftikhar Ali
Match Referee
Graeme Labrooy
PointsScotland 2, Hong Kong 0