Trumpelmann And Smit Help Namibia To Win Over Scotland

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Who Helped Namibia To Win Over Scotland
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The 21st (Super 12, Group-2) fixture of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup has taken off between Scotland and Namibia at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. It was a low scoring contest between both sides and Namibia has played some good cricket and won the match by 4 wickets against Scotland. Let’s get into more details Who Helped Namibia To Win Over Scotland.

Here Are The Playing 11 of Both sides:

Scotland: George Munsey, Matthew Cross(w), Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington(c), Craig Wallace, Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal

Namibia: Craig Williams, Zane Green(w), Gerhard Erasmus(c), David Wiese, Michael van Lingen, JJ Smit, Jan Frylinck, Pikky Ya France, Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Ruben Trumpelmann, Bernard Scholtz

Trumpelmann And Smit Help Namibia

Namibia skipper Gerhard has made the right choice of bowling first because most of the games played in UAE are won by the chasing side. Scotland batsmen had a tough task because they had to post a challenging total on board but unfortunately – Ruben Trumpelmann had some other plans for the oppositions. He has picked early wickets and this resulted in Scotland posting a below-par score of 109-8 in 20 overs.

Namibia batsmen had a simple task in front of them – But Scotland bowlers have made it tough for the opposition by picking those crucial wickets at regular intervals and bowling those tight lengths to the batsmen. But JJ Smit took the responsibility and played a match-winning knock of 32 in 22 balls. And Namibia has won the game by 4 wickets against Scotland.

Ruben Trumpelmann is awarded as  Player Of The Match for his outstanding performance, Where he has picked 3 crucial wickets for his side.

During the post-match presentation, Ruben said – ” It felt great to win and hope to get a few more. I’m focused on the training and happy to see that things went my way. I was nervous out there, but I thought, it’s the World Cup, so why not enjoy it. I use the swing as a weapon up front, so luckily it went my way today. We hope to win a few more, but this is massive for us.”

After this win Namibia will take on against Afghanistan on 31st OCT and on the other hand Scotland will play against New Zealand on 3rd Nov.

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