Group B, Scotland vs Nepal Match Preview

Group B table-toppers Scotland take on Nepal in their forthcoming World Cup Qualifiers match at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo. Nepal, on the other hand, have lost the only one match they were involved in.

Date & Time: Mar 08, 1:00 PM  IST

 

Scotland

Team News

With two wins under their belt, Scotland are likely to stick to their winning playing combination.

Probable XI

Richie Berrington, Kyle Coetzer (c), Calum MacLeod, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Craig Wallace, Matthew Cross (wk), Mark Watt, George Munsey, Bradley Wheal, Tom Sole

Squad

Richie Berrington, Kyle Coetzer (c), Calum MacLeod, Alasdair Evans, Safyaan Sharif, Craig Wallace, Matthew Cross (wk), Mark Watt, George Munsey, Bradley Wheal, Tom Sole, Michael Leask, Chris Sole, Stu Whittingham, Michael Jones

 

Nepal

Team News

It is only the second match for Nepal, and they are likely to field the same XI.

Probable XI

Paras Khadka (c), Gyanendra Malla, Basant Regmi, Sompal Kami, Sharad Vesawkar, Aarif Sheikh, Sandeep Lamichhane, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Kumar, Dilip Nath (wk), Lalit Rajbanshi

Squad

Paras Khadka (c), Gyanendra Malla, Basant Regmi, Sompal Kami, Sharad Vesawkar, Aarif Sheikh, Sandeep Lamichhane, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Kumar, Dilip Nath (wk), Lalit Rajbanshi, Shakti Gauchan, KC Karan, Anil Sah, Lalit Bhandari

 

Key players

Scotland: Calum MacLeod made a swashbuckling 157* in the last game. Tom Sole, Bradley Wheal and Alasdair Evans have impressed with the ball.

Nepal: Paras Khadka, Sharad Vesawkar and Aarif Sheikh all chipped in with the bat against Zimbabwe.

 

Today’s Match Prediction

Scotland come into the contest after two back-to-back wins and would like to consolidate. Nepal will have to play out of their skins to beat the Scots.

 

Note: This SCO vs NEP match preview is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squads listed above.

 

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