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1st Match, Group B, Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 2017, Desert T20 Challenge
(20 ov, target 190)165/6
Scotland won by 24 runs
player of the match
Calum MacLeod
Scotland XI
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• 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)
Ehsan Khan*42 (22)
Shahid Wasif40 (25)
Mark Watt1/20(4)
Brad Wheal1/31(4)
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 • Need 34 from 6b
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 • Need 48 from 12b
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
17.1
6
Wheal to Shahid Wasif, SIX runs

full toss outside offstump, Shahid comes down the track, tries to go over point, gets a thick outside edge over thirdman

end of over 1715 runs
HKG: 131/5CRR: 7.70 RRR: 19.67 • Need 59 from 18b
Ehsan Khan25 (14)
Shahid Wasif34 (23)
Josh Davey3-0-34-1
Con de Lange4-0-22-0
16.6
2
Davey to Ehsan Khan, 2 runs

fast and straight, yorker length, gets a thick inside edge to fine leg, easy two

Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossScotland, elected to bat first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
Calum MacLeod
Calum MacLeod
Match numberT20I no. 577
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 - day(20-over match)
Umpires
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Ahmed Shah Pakteen
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Alan Neill
Reserve Umpire
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Iftikhar Ali
Match Referee
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Graeme Labrooy
PointsScotland 2, Hong Kong 0