Scotland lose to United States by 38 runs in tri-series


Calum MacLeod

Calum MacLeod high scored for Scotland against United States
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2, Sharjah
United States 282-8 (50 overs):Patel 82, Jones 74; Watt 4-42
Scotland 247 (47.2 overs):MacLeod 86, Jones 52; Stevenson 3-43
Untied States accumulate by 38 runs

Scotland suffered their first Cricket World Cup League 2 loss as the usa held off Shane Burger’s aspect to build up by 38 runs in Sharjah.

The American citizens, led by Monank Patel’s 82, batted first and set the Scots a target of 283.

No matter Calum MacLeod’s 86, Scotland fell quick on 247 all out.

Juan Theron and Cameron Stevenson took three wickets every for League 2 leaders USA with Model Watt taking four for Scotland, who’re 2d.

Scotland next pick on tri-series hosts United Arab Emirates on Wednesday and face the usa again on Saturday sooner than their 2d ODI against the UAE on Sunday. The three nations will play off again within the US in March.

Burger’s aspect received the tri-series they hosted in August with Oman and Papua Unique Guinea and, when all fixtures are total, the pause three in League 2 will development to the 2022 Cricket World Cup Qualifier.

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