ICC T20 World Cup : Namibia start their Super 12 campaign on winning note, beats Scotland by 4 wickets.

Ruben Trumpelmann took 3 wickets in his first over.

Ruben Trumpelmann took 3 wickets in his first over.

Ruben Trumpelmann turned into the principal bowler to take three wickets in the first over of a T20I innings, his beat setting over characterizing the remainder of the game. In a conflict between two groups that certified out of the fundamental stage, Scotland made an under-standard 109/8 in the wake of being placed in to bat, an all out that Namibia pursued down after a little wobble through the center.


Trumpelmann’s fantasy, Scotland’s bad dream

Scotland’s batting line-up were blindsided by turn against Afghanistan in the last game and if they thought they’d make some simpler memories today, they were in for an impolite shock against a swinging Kookaburra ball. Off the principal chunk of the game, Trumpelmann got George Munsey to inside a ball on to his stumps. Two wides followed before the left-arm seamer calculated one across Calum MacLeod and had his man scratching to the manager. In strolled Richie Berrington, remaining in as skipper for the harmed Kyle Coetzer (finger) and got a ball twist once again into him and ping his cushions. He was declared LBW and surprisingly a reference offered no relief.

Trumpelmann’s first over had given ducks to three of Scotland’s senior batsmen with the two runs falling off wides. There was a fourth wicket in the PowerPlay as David Wiese excused Craig Wallance as Namibia had Scotland on the ropes at 22/4 after six overs.

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The Leask-drove recuperation

At the point when runs were rare, Michael Leask got off the imprint with an inside edge to fine leg for a four. It proclaimed the beginning of a concise recuperation as Leask and Matt Cross put on 39 off the following 33 balls with the previous targetting the more limited limit on the legside with a pulled four off Wiese and afterward a four and a six off Michael van Lingen. Similarly as the association entered risky region then the other left-arm seamer Jan Frylinck fortified Cross.

Leask kept the charge from his end, rearranging across his wrinkle to pull JJ Smit over cow corner for a six. Leask’s intention in the long run neutralized him as Smit arrowed one ball onto the stumps having been given a full sighter of them with the hitter strolling across them. By the by, his 27-ball 44 took Scotland to a sum of 109.

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Direct pursue… not exactly

Namibia were decreased to 67/4 in 12.3 overs with Scotland’s spinners drove again by Leask, taking steps to go through. It took a speedy counter-assault from JJ Smit, who hit two fours and an equivalent number of sixes to take the group with five balls to save.


Brief scores: Scotland 109/8 in 20 overs (Michael Leask 44; Ruben Trumpelmann 3-17, Jan Frylinck 2-10) lost to Namibia115/6 in 19.1 overs (JJ Smit 32*; Michael Leask 2-12) by four wickets.

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