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AFG vs SCO T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of Scotland


SCO Playing 11: The Scotland team will face off Afghanistan in their first Super 12 fixture in the T20 World Cup 2021. They are coming into this fixture by winning their last 3 group matches.

In the last fixture, the Scotland team secured a confidence boosting victory by 8 wickets. They bowled quite well to dismiss the opposition for score of 122 runs, with Davey picking 3, and duo of Sharif-Leask taking 2 each. Then the openers Munsey and Coetzer scored 20 and 41 respectively to give a good start, and then Cross and Berrington continue their form to chase down the score in 17 overs. With these fine all round contributions, the team will be quite confident.

Team News

  • They won all their group matches to qualify for the Super 12 stage.
  • They are not expected to make any changes in the winning combination.

SCO Playing 11 (likely)

The Scotland team secured 3 out of 3 wins in the group stages to qualify for the Super 12 stages of the tournament. Their bowling is quite experienced in the presence of Josh Davey, Fred Klaassen, and Sayyan Sharif, who have an experience of doing well in the T20 Blast in England.

While the batters like George Munsey and Kyle Coetzer will have a vital role to play at the top orfer due to their capability and track record. In the middle order, Richie Berrington and Chris Greaves played well in the warmups and would look to continue the same form.

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SCO Playing 11 (likely)

1. George Munsey
2. Kyle Coetzer (c)
3. Matthew Cross (wk)
4. Richie Berrington
5. Calum MacLeod
6. Michael Leask
7. Chris Greaves
8. Mark Watt
9. Josh Davey
10. Safyaan Sharif
11. Bradley Wheal

Scotland Squad

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

Where to Watch AFG vs SCO Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH AFG vs SCO LIVE on Star Sports TV Network and Disney+ Hotstar app. It is expected to be an interesting fixture with both the teams trying to build their reputation in world cricket. The Scotland team have been in fantastic form and won all their group matches to qualify for the Super 12 stage, and will be looking to continue the same form. While the Afghanistan team managed to win 1 of the 2 warmups. The people can avail different Disney+Hotstar Plans to Watch T20 World Cup 2021 Online, with the different telecom operators offering respective plans for their customers.

4 Fantasy picks for Afghanistan vs Scotland from SCO

1. Kyle Coetzer

The leader of the Scotland team will look to be efficient in his performances as of the last fixture, where he scored 41 off 28 balls to set up the chase for the team. With all the experience and capabilities, he can be the best pick for your fantasy team.

Name Matches Runs Average
Kyle Coetzer 66 1458 23.51

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2. Richie Berrington

The middle order batsman has provided hefty contributions in the last 2 matches of the tournament and will be upbeat ahead of this fixture. He has scored 103 runs in 3 matches at an average of 51.50 and is using his experience well to steer the team to a comfortable position. He has played most T20I matches for Scotland.

Name Matches Runs Average
Richie Berrington 69 1620 33.06

3. Josh Davey

The leading wicket taker for the Scotland team in the T20 World Cup 2021 with 8 dismissals can be the vice captain pick for your fantasy team. He can provide handy contribution with the bat in the lower order. In 26 matches for Scotland, Davey has scalped 33 wickets at an average of 22.27.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Josh Davey 26 33 22.27

4. Mark Watt

The all rounder is one of the prominent players in the team. He has been impressive with the ball through out his career and is the second highest wicket taker in T20I with 52 wickets. In one of the warmups, he provided valuable contribution with the bat as well.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Mark Watt 42 52 20


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Harshit Rathi

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