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ICC T20 World Cup: Scotland stun two-time champions West Indies by 42 runs | Cricket News


The two-time West Indies champions fell flatly to Scotland in 42 games in the opening match of the T20 World Cup in Hobart on Monday, their second major defeat in two days at the global showpiece tournament.
The Caribbean side, who won the event in 2012 and 2016, were knocked out of the 118th chasing 161 to beat the Scots a day after the former Sri Lankan champions lost to Namibia in the open. panel A.
Left side spinner Mark Wattwho won 3-12 and overcame Michael Leask, with the numbers 2-15, sealed the victory for the associate team, who had previously opened the scoring George MunseyDefeat 66 to score 160-5 in a Group B match.

Jason Holder, who picked up two orbs with the ball, waged a lone fight for the West Indies with a 38-knockout but it wasn’t enough.
Zimbabwe meets Ireland in the second match of the day at the same venue with the top two teams from each of the two groups advancing to the Super 12 round.
Scotland seemed to thrive in the cold and overcast conditions at Bellerive Oval and got off to a quick start after they were beaten, racing 52-0 in the sixth game and finally finishing the match when they were beaten. The rain forced the players to stop playing.
However, the disruption seemed to have halted their momentum as the experienced all-powerful Holder sent back the opener Michael Jones, who made 20 and three Matthew Cross in quick succession after starting again. .
Munsey managed to maintain the innings but his 53 tackle lacked fluidity as the left winger couldn’t find the touchline in midfield breakthroughs.

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