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1st Match, Group A, Abu Dhabi, Feb 9 2010, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
(19.1/20 ov)121/4
U.S.A. won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
player of the match
Carl Wright
United States of America
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Carl Wright leads USA to victory

A 97-run partnership between Carl Wright and Lennox Cush helped the USA to an unexpected six-wicket victory over Scotland in the opening game of the World Twenty20 Qualifiers.

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Scorecard summary
Scotland XI120/7(20 overs)
United States of America121/4(19.1 overs)
Carl Wright62 (57)
Lennox Cush41 (39)
19.1
2lb
Nel to Dhaniram, 2 leg byes
end of over 195 runs
USA: 119/4CRR: 6.26 • RRR: 2.00 • Need 2 from 6b
Steve Massiah3 (4)
Sudesh Dhaniram2 (2)
Jan Stander3-0-16-1
18.6
2
Stander to Massiah, 2 runs
18.5
1
Stander to Dhaniram, 1 run
18.4
1
Stander to Massiah, 1 run
18.3
Stander to Massiah, no run
18.2
Stander to Massiah, no run
18.1
1
Stander to Dhaniram, 1 run
end of over 18Wicket maiden
USA: 114/4CRR: 6.33 • RRR: 3.50 • Need 7 from 12b
Steve Massiah0 (0)
Ryan Watson2-1-10-2
17.6
W
Watson to Allen, OUT
Timroy Allen c Watts b Watson 0 (5m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0
17.5
Watson to Allen, no run
17.4
Watson to Allen, no run
17.3
W
Watson to Cush, OUT
Lennox Cush c Berrington b Watson 41 (52m 39b 3x4 1x6) SR: 105.13
17.2
Watson to Cush, no run
17.1
Watson to Cush, no run
end of over 173 runs • 1 wicket
USA: 114/2CRR: 6.70 • RRR: 2.33 • Need 7 from 18b
Timroy Allen0 (2)
Lennox Cush41 (36)
Jan Stander2-0-11-1
16.6
Stander to Allen, no run
16.5
Stander to Allen, no run
16.4
W
Stander to Wright, OUT
Carl Wright lbw b Stander 62 (62m 57b 8x4 0x6) SR: 108.77
16.3
Stander to Wright, no run
16.2
2
Stander to Wright, 2 runs
16.1
1
Stander to Cush, 1 run
end of over 1612 runs
USA: 111/1CRR: 6.93 • RRR: 2.50 • Need 10 from 24b
Lennox Cush40 (35)
Carl Wright60 (54)
Majid Haq4-0-29-0
15.6
1
Haq to Cush, 1 run
Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossScotland, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
Season2009/10
Player Of The Match
Carl Wright
Carl Wright
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-11.20, Interval 11.20-11.40, Second Session 11.40-13.00
Match days9 February 2010 - day match (20-over match)
T20 debut
Carl Wright
Carl Wright
Kevin Darlington
Kevin Darlington
Orlando Baker
Orlando Baker
Rashard Marshall
Rashard Marshall
Saurabh Verma
Saurabh Verma
Steve Massiah
Steve Massiah
Sudesh Dhaniram
Sudesh Dhaniram
Sushil Nadkarni
Sushil Nadkarni
Timroy Allen
Timroy Allen
Usman Shuja
Usman Shuja
Umpires
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Paul Baldwin
Singapore Image
Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
U.A.E. Image
Mohammad Ali
Match Referee
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David Jukes
PointsUnited States of America 2, Scotland 0