Windies vs Scotland Match Preview

Match 7, World Cup Qualifiers Super Sixes

In a high-stakes game, Super Six table toppers Windies lock horns against third-placed Scotland in the match 7 of World Cup Qualifiers Super Sixes at Harare Sports Club. The winner of the clash will seal the spot at the Cricket World Cup 2019.

West Indies have had a good run in the event so far, having lost only once. In their last game against the hosts Zimbabwe, Windies successfully chased down the target of 290 runs. A win over Scotland on Wednesday will ensure top spot and the ticket to World Cup for the West Indies team. If they lose, they will rely on the UAE to beat Zimbabwe on Thursday, besides hoping for a better Net Run Rate than Ireland and Afghanistan should either team win their remaining matches.

On the other hand is Scotland, targeting a fourth appearance at the Cricket World Cup are tied on points with Zimbabwe. They have not been at their best in the last three fixtures, losing two and winning one. For Scotland, they need a win against Windies on Wednesday along with other results favoring them, including the UAE defeating Zimbabwe to put the NRR in their favour.

As of now, only United Arab Emirates are out of the Cricket World Cup 2019 race.

 

Windies vs Scotland Match Details

Date and time: 21 March, 01:00 PM IST

Venue: Harare Sports Club, Harare

 

Windies

Team News

  • Marlon Samuels has received an official warning and one demerit point but is available for the game against Scotland.
  • There are no reports of any injuries in the squad.
  • There is an outside chance of Carlos Brathwaite and Kesrick Williams slotting in.

 

Form (recent first): W L W W W

Probable XI

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Kemar Roach, Devendra Bishoo, Ashley Nurse, Jason Holder (c), Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell

Squad

Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Kemar Roach, Devendra Bishoo, Ashley Nurse, Jason Holder (c), Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Nikita Miller, Jason Mohammed, Carlos Brathwaite, Kesrick Williams

 

Scotland

Team News

  • The result of last game did not go Scotland’s way but they are unlikely to make a change here.
  • There is no news of injury or any unavailability in the squad.

 

Form (recent first): L W T  W W

Probable XI

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

Squad

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

 

Prediction Guru Key players

Windies

Shai Hope and Marlon Samuels were the stars in the Windies’ chase against the hosts Zimbabwe. Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer and Rovman Powell are among others who have scored match-winning knocks in the tournament. Jason Holder and Kemar Roach have led the charge with the ball, picking 14 and 8 wickets, respectively.

Scotland

Calum MacLeod is the leading run-getter for team Scotland, while Matthew Cross, Richie Berrington, and Kyle Coetzer are among others who have played a good hand with the bat. Safyaan Sharif and Bradley Wheal have been the stars with the ball.

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Windies vs Scotland Today’s Match Prediction

Windies will start as favorites, but Scotland can put on a spirited show to challenge them.

 

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

 

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World Cup Qualifiers Super Sixes Points Table

 

TeamMatchesWonLostPoints
Windies4315
Scotland4215
Zimbabwe4214
Ireland4224
Afghanistan3122
United Arab Emirates3030