SCO Playing 11: The Scotland team will face off Namibia in their Match 21 fixture in the T20 World Cup 2021. The key players for the team will be George Munsey and Josh Davey.
The Scotland team succumbed to pressure against the Afghanistan team and lost by a huge margin of 130 runs. In the first half, they gave away 190 runs, which is the highest in this edition, with Saayan Sharif being the best performer with 2 wickets. Then only the opener Munsey looked comfortable with 25 runs against the top quality spin attack of Afghanistan.
The Scotland team reached this stage on the back of 3 wins in the league stages, and were a confident unit, until they met the Afghanistan team who shocked them by being accurate and polished in their performances. The bowlers gave away a lot of runs and will have to look to improve their line lengths in containing the opposition. In the batting department, Munsey, Coetzer, and Berrington have to be the back bone of their team to post good totals or chase down any score on the board. They are not expected to make any change in the Playing 11 for this match.
SCO Playing 11 (likely)
Scotland Squad: George Munsey, Kyle Coetzer (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal, Josh Davey, Dylan Budge, Craig Wallace, Hamza Tahir
WATCH SCO vs NAM LIVE on Star Sports TV Network and Disney+ Hotstar app. This match can make or break the campaign the Scotland team, as they have already lost their first league match by a good margin of runs. It will be a tough challenge for them against the team, who was terrific in the group stages to qualify for the Super 12 stage. The Star Sports 1 will broadcast the Scotland vs Namibia Match 21 of the T20 World Cup 2021, and the streaming of the same will be available on Disney+Hotstar platform. It is expected that it will be a close match between the associate nations.
1. Kyle Coetzer
The leader of Scotland team need to calm his head and score runs with fine composure. If he stays in the crease, it is guaranteed that the team will reach a fine total on the board.
2. George Munsey
The top scorer of the last game for the Scotland team can be your captain pick given his track record of being impressive in the crucial matches of the tournament. He has terrific ball striking capabilities and has 1270 runs in T20Is and will be vital at the top order.
3. Josh Davey
The fast bowler and a handy batsman in the lower order will be looking to use his experience and form to benefit the team in this fixture. Josh was terrific in the group stages with pace and accuracy, but could not bowl well enough against Afghanistan and is expected to do well in this match.
4. Mark Watt
The bowler will look to be proficient in this game and keep picking wickets at the crucial juncture. In the last fixture, he was impressive with his line lengths in the first 2 overs, but his line faltered in the last 2 and can turn out to be the match winner for Scotland.
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