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Machan's all-round show leads Scotland to victory

Matt Machan's all-round performance of a hundred and three wickets gave Scotland a narrow 12-run win against Kenya to move to third place in the ICC World Cricket League Championship in Aberdeen

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Commentator: Callum Stewart

What a game that was! Wardlaw saved them with those two wickets as Kenya made a great fightback. With three half-centuries they had plenty of batting in the middle order but too many single figure bats and nobody pushed on past the top score of Mishra on 61.

Machan took three wickets to back up his century, and Wardlaw finished with those two important LBWs to take four wickets total. The Scots are signing and dancing in the changing rooms, as they take a step closer towards the World Cup. After a few dropped catches, they might have missed their chance, but they pulled through in the end to win by 12 runs.

Do make sure you tune in on Tuesday for the 2nd ODI World Cup Qualifier with me Callum Stewart and thanks for following today for what turned out to be an enthralling game.

49.1
W
Carter to Mishra, OUT, gone! Shorter ball, not the best, Mishra takes the bait and tries to smash it out the park, but Coleman takes the catch on the boundary

T Mishra c Coleman b Carter 61 (56b 4x4 0x6) SR: 108.92

END OF OVER:
49 | 3 Runs 2 Wkts | KENYA: 230/9 (13 runs required from 6 balls, RR: 4.69, RRR: 13.00)

  • Tanmay Mishra61 (55b)
  • James Ngoche1 (2b)
  • Iain Wardlaw11-0-45-4
  • Rob Taylor9-0-41-1

Carter to bowl the last, 13 needed

48.6
1
Wardlaw to Mishra, 1 run, single to square leg, Mishra gets the strike, applause all round for Wardy
48.5
1
Wardlaw to Ngoche, 1 run, big swing, thin edge to third man
48.4
0
Wardlaw to Ngoche, no run, blocked in to the leg-side

Number 11 to face hat-trick ball...

48.3
W
Wardlaw to Varaiya, OUT, done it again! LBW first ball as Wardlaw takes two in two to shift the game back in Scotlands favour. It stayed low, he didn't get any bat on it and looked pretty plum, no confusion this time! It's all happening here...

HA Varaiya lbw b Wardlaw 0 (1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

48.2
W
Wardlaw to NN Odhiambo, OUT, gone! Takes a big swing, a thin edge off the pads that looked like it might hit, the keeper makes a dive, there's a run out chance but the ump gives him lbw!

NN Odhiambo lbw b Wardlaw 6 (8b 1x4 0x6) SR: 75.00

Kenya 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st4AA ObandaIA Karim
2nd86MA OumaIA Karim
3rd2MA OumaCO Obuya
4th11CO ObuyaT Mishra
5th84T MishraRR Patel
6th17RG AgaT Mishra
7th7T MishraNM Odhiambo
8th17T MishraNN Odhiambo
9th0T MishraHA Varaiya
10th2T MishraJO Ngoche