In the 32nd match of the T20 World Cup, New Zealand defeated Scotland by 16 runs. In the match being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Scotland captain Kyle Kotzer decided to field first after winning the toss. In the allotted 20 overs, the Kiwis scored 172 runs thanks to Martin Guptill’s aggressive innings.
New Zealand defeated Scotland by 16 Runs
In pursuit of the target, the Scottish team started resisting, captain Kyle Kotzer 17 and George Mansey 22 innings. Other batsmen included Matthew Cross (27), Richie Barrington (20), and Colm McLeod (12). In the closing moments of the match, Michael Lesk played aggressively and scored 41 runs off just 19 balls.
Earlier, the Kiwis had scored 172 runs in 20 overs. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson lost the wicket without scoring a run. Darrell Mitchell 19, David Conway one while Glenn Phillips scored 33 runs. Martin Guptill played an aggressive game and played an innings of 93 off 56 balls with the help of 6 fours and 7 sixes. Before the start of the match, the Scottish captain decided to field first to win the toss and said that he wanted to beat New Zealand to win the World Cup for the first time.
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