The ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 got off to a resounding start with Scotland pulling off a sensational heist against pre-tournament favorites Afghanistan. The tournament that has four Full-Member teams competing for the two coveted spots in next year’s World Cup in England is expected to get heated up in the coming week.
March 6, 2018, has another riveting contest in-store as a Here’s a complete analysis of When and Where to watch the fixtures.
Analyzing the teams and the marquee players to watch out for:
After pulling off a sensational heist against pre-tournament favorites Afghanistan, Scotland would look to carry the momentum forward when they take on Hong Kong come March 6th. Calum Macleod who hit a sensational 157 not-out against the Afghans will once again hold the key for the Scottish team along with Richie Berrington who was involved in a 208 run stand with the former. Berrington (3 wickets) also weaved his magic with the ball along with Brad Wheal who took two wickets.
Team Squad: Matthew Cross (WK), Kyle Coetzer (C), Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, George Munsey, Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Mark Watt, Bradley Wheal, Alasdair Evans, Michael Jones, Tom Sole, Stu Whittingham
The conditions of Bulawayo will suit the Hong Kong bowlers especially their spinner Babar Hayat and Anshuman Rath. if the other players can notch up their game, we could be in store for a plethora of upsets in the coming games.
Team Squad: Babar Hayat (C), Scott McKechnie (WK), Nizakat Khan, Anshuman Rath, Shahis Wasif, Waqas Barkat, Tanwir Afzal, Ehsan Khan, Nadeem Ahmed, Ahsan Abbasi, Christopher Carter, Simandeep Singh, Tanveer Ahmed
The encounter between Scotland vs Hong Kong will be played at the Bulawayo Athletic Club, Bulawayo.
The live telecast of the match can be streamed at Star Sports Select 2/HD
The viewers can catch the coverage of the mouth-watering clash at 12:45 PM IST.
Viewers can also stream the ICC World Cup Qualifiers, 2018 online at Hotstar.com.