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1st Match, Group B, Edinburgh, Jul 9 2015, ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
Scotland won by 9 wickets (with 60 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
62 (36) & 3 catches
george-munsey
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Spinners, Munsey shine as Scotland crush UAE

Offspinner Michael Leask and slow-left arm spinner Mark Watt claimed three wickets apiece as Scotland opened the World T20 Qualifier with a resounding nine-wicket win over Scotland in Edinburgh

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Scorecard summary
United Arab Emirates109/10(18.1 overs)
Scotland110/1(10 overs)
end of over 108 runs
SCOT: 110/1CRR: 11.00 
Calum MacLeod7 (8)
George Munsey62 (36)
Mohammad Naveed 4-0-26-1
Amjad Javed 2-0-24-0

That is that from the opener. Do tune in for the Netherlands-Afghanistan game, which will get underway in about 90 minutes. Until then, ciao, ciao.

Preston Mommsen, Scotland captain: It is always nice to start the tournament with the win. They actually came hard in the Powerplay but we hung in. 150-160 would have been a difficult chase. I don't think there is any pressure playing at home. To get a first win under our belt is huge. We have a dynamic batting line-up and this sets the tone for us.

Mohammad Tauqir, UAE captain: We had practiced in Southampton , the conditions were different here. It is a long tournament and we need to be a bit more responsible, especially in the batting department. We had a decent World Cup. We just had a bad day and move on in the tournament. This was a 150+ wicket and we should have batted responsibly.

George Munsey, Man of the Match: It is a special place to play cricket. We have been working very hard. We tried to get ourselves in and played our shots. I enjoy batting with Coetzer and it works well.

12:20pm: Fairly subdued celebrations from Scotland. The co-hosts made light work of the chase, wolfing the target down with as many as ten overs to spare. Coetzer and Munsey switched into top gear right away with a flurry of boundaries. Coetzer fell for 39 but Munsey, aided by MacLeod, stayed unbeaten on 62 to finish the chase.

9.6
2
Naveed to MacLeod, 2 runs

Scotland thump UAE by nine wickets with ten overs to spare. MacLeod slinks away outside leg, Naveed serves up a full toss as he does not get hold of the yorker. Carved through backward point for the winnings runs

9.5
4
Naveed to MacLeod, FOUR runs

dragged short and outside off, Coetzer muscles it over mid-on

9.4
Naveed to MacLeod, no run

MacLeod makes room outside leg, Naveed follows him with a pin-point yorker. The former can't adjust and dig it out

9.3
1
Naveed to Munsey, 1 run

fullish and on middle, squeezed to short fine leg for one. A direct hit could have left Munsey in trouble

9.2
1lb
Naveed to MacLeod, 1 leg bye

too full and straight, he misses the flick and sneaks a leg-bye

9.1
Naveed to MacLeod, no run

an appeal for lbw, nipped firmly in the bud because of an inside edge. Good length and tails in a touch, he pushes and ekes out an inside edge onto the pad

end of over 96 runs
SCOT: 102/1CRR: 11.33 RRR: 0.72
George Munsey61 (35)
Calum MacLeod1 (3)
Amjad Javed 2-0-24-0
Mohammad Naveed 3-0-19-1
8.6
Javed to Munsey, no run

Javed retorts with a yorker, jabbed onto the pitch

8.5
4
Javed to Munsey, FOUR runs

overpitched and outside off, Munsey bends his knees and unleashes a rasping drive through the covers, beats long-off to his right

8.4
1
Javed to MacLeod, 1 run

back of a length and on off, manipulated with the wrists behind square on the leg side

8.3
Javed to MacLeod, no run

full and holds its line on off, MacLeod tips forward and pats it to mid-off

8.2
Javed to MacLeod, no run

MacLeod ventures down the track and shows his ace a bit too early. Javed is smart enough to shorten his length. Beaten

8.1
1
Javed to Munsey, 1 run

loopy full toss on the pads, whipped away through backward square leg

MacLeod in at No.3

end of over 87 runs • 1 wicket
SCOT: 96/1CRR: 12.00 RRR: 1.16
George Munsey56 (32)
Mohammad Naveed 3-0-19-1
Mohammad Tauqir 1-0-13-0
7.6
W
Naveed to Coetzer, OUT

Naveed bags a consolatory wicket. This was darted full on middle, Coetzer steps away outside leg, but can't crash a drive through the covers. He does not connect, the middle stump gets tilted back. No fifty for Coetzer

Kyle Coetzer b Mohammad Naveed 39 (16b 9x4 0x6) SR: 243.75
7.5
Naveed to Coetzer, no run
7.4
1
Naveed to Munsey, 1 run

back of a length and on middle, helped to short fine leg with a sweep

7.3
1
Naveed to Coetzer, 1 run

banged in short and cramps him up on a leg-stump line. He misses the pull and gets a single via leg-bye

7.2
4
Naveed to Coetzer, FOUR runs

length and on middle, Coetzer, having stepped away outside leg, has ample leverage to tonk it over the covers

7.1
1
Naveed to Munsey, 1 run

short and outside off, Munsey takes a step forward and drags a pull to long-on

end of over 713 runs
SCOT: 89/0CRR: 12.71 RRR: 1.61
Kyle Coetzer34 (12)
George Munsey54 (30)
Mohammad Tauqir 1-0-13-0
Mohammad Shahzad 1-0-17-0
6.6
4
Tauqir to Coetzer, FOUR runs

slower through the air and outside off, Coetzer slinks down the track and swipes it forcefully to the right of short midwicket

6.5
1
Tauqir to Munsey, 1 run

down the track, takes it on the full and drags it to long-on

Best performances - batters
George Munsey
HG Munsey SCOT
62 runs (36)
11 fours
1 six
Control81%
Productive shot
cover drive
11 runs
2 fours
0 six
941211011411
Kyle Coetzer
KJ Coetzer SCOT
39 runs (16)
9 fours
0 six
Control63%
Productive shot
pull
13 runs
3 fours
0 six
004148121
Best performances - bowlers
Michael Leask
MA Leask SCOT
O
4
M
0
R
20
W
3
ECO
5
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
3W
LEGOFF
LHB
Mark Watt
MRJ Watt SCOT
O
4
M
0
R
28
W
3
ECO
7
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
2W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Grange Cricket Club Ground, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh
TossScotland, elected to field first
SeriesICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
Season2015
Player Of The Match
George Munsey
George Munsey
Match numberT20I no. 430
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-11.25, Interval 11.25-11.45, Second Session 11.45-13.10
Match days9 July 2015 - day (20-over match)
T20I debut
Abdul Shakoor
Abdul Shakoor
Mohammad Naveed
Mohammad Naveed
Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Tauqir
Mohammad Tauqir
Umair Ali
Umair Ali
T20 debut
Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Tauqir
Mohammad Tauqir
Umair Ali
Umair Ali
Umpires
Pakistan Image
Ahsan Raza
South Africa Image
Shaun George
TV Umpire
West Indies Image
Gregory Brathwaite
Reserve Umpire
Kenya Image
David Odhiambo
Match Referee
England Image
David Jukes
PointsScotland 2, United Arab Emirates 0