Pitch Condition:

Grange Cricket Club, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh

This wicket is expected to give some extra advantage to the batters. Comparatively Pacers get some more support than spinners. You can expect scores in the range of 160-180.

Last 3 games at this venue:

PAK: 204/4, SCO: 156/6 (Pace: 7, Spin: 3)

PAK: 166/4, SCO: 82/10 (Pace: 7, Spin: 6)

AFG: 210/5, SCO: 173/10 (Pace: 6, Spin: 6)

Total matches8
Matches won batting first5
Matches won bowling first3
Average 1st Inns scores165
Average 2nd Inns scores137
Highest total recorded210/5 (20 Ov) by AFG vs SCO
Lowest total recorded82/10 (14.4 Ov) by SCO vs PAK
Highest score chased168/2 (17.2 Ov) by AFG vs UAE
Lowest score defended162/7 (20 Ov) by AFG vs NED

Scotland Team Preview: 

They are currently at 14th rank but they have many talented players. They will try to defeat the depleted Zimbabwe team.

Probable 11 of the team:

G Munsey: LHB

K Coetzer: RHB

M Cross: RHB

C Mcleod: RHB+RAO

R Berrington: RHB+RAM

M Leask: RHB+RAO

S Sharif: RHB+RAM

M Watt: RAO

A Evans: RAM

A Neil: RAF

H Tahir: LAO

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: G Munsey, K Coetzer, C Mcleod, R Berrington

Main Spinners: M Watt and H Tahir

Main Pacers: A Evans, S Sharif and A Neill

Stats and Performance of the Players:

Matthew Cross: RHB
H2H: 1 I, 0 R,
VENUE: 4 I, 77 R, 19.2 A, 140.0 SR
T20I: 43 M, 35 I, 755 R, 26.03 A, 127.31 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 8, 16, 53, 1, 13,

Craig Wallace(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 19 M, 14 I, 146 R, 18.25 A, 119.67 SR
T20D: 31 M, 24 I, 344 R, 28.66 A, 128.83 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 7, 26, 7, 0, 3 ,

Kyle Coetzer(RHB):
H2H: 1 I, 3 R, 3.0 A, 75.0 SR
VENUE: 5 I, 91 R, 18.2 A, 149.2 SR
T20I: 58 M, 56 I, 1386 R, 25.66 A, 122.0 SR+ 5 I, 11 O, 5 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 5, 13, 95, 9, 17,

Calum Macleod(RHB+RAO):
H2H:
VENUE: 5 I, 81 R, 20.2 A, 96.4 SR
T20I: 49 M, 47 I, 1042 R, 26.05 A, 115.13 SR+ 11 I, 323 O, 4 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 9, (ODI): 14, 0, (T20D): 7, 31,

George Munsey(LHB, Played from Kent county team and was in very good form):
H2H: 1 I, 8 R, 8.0 A, 133.3 SR
VENUE: 5 I, 93 R, 23.2 A, 132.9 SR
T20I: 38 M, 36 I, 987 R, 29.90 A, 154.21 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(LISTA): 96, 108, 39, 59, 0,

Dylan Budge(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE: 2 I, 28 R, 14.0 A, 96.6 SR
T20I: 6 M, 4 I, 60 R, 30.0 A, 101.69 SR
T20D: 11 M, 8 I, 104 R, 20.80 A, 104.0 SR+ 1 I, 3 O, 1 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 28+28/1, (ODI): 27+5/0, 24+21/1, 4, 40+19/1,

Oliver Hairs(LHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 8 M, 8 I, 105 R, 15.0 A, 164.04 SR
T20D: 10 M, 10 I, 134 R, 14.88 A, 148.88 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 39, (T20I): 14, 17, 0, 23,

Richie Berrington(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 1 I, 36 R, 36.0 A, 92.3 SR
VENUE: 4 I, 49 R, 12.2 A, 116.7 SR+ 3 I, 6 O, 1 W,
T20I: 61 M, 54 I, 1247 R, 28.34 A, 128.95 SR+ 37 I, 81 O, 27 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 34+36/1, 36, 0+17/0, 41+12/0, 10+23/1,

Safyan Sharif(RHB+RAM):
H2H: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 5 I, 19 O, 1 W,
T20I:42 M, 18 I, 123 R, 13.66 A, 123.0 SR+ 41 I, 143 O, 49 W,
T20D: 65 M, 25 I, 175 R, 14.58 A, 119.86 SR+ 64 I, 218 O, 75 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 31+39/1, 3+21/0, 14+41/1, 5+10/2, 7+16/0,

Michael Leask(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 1 I, 9 R, 9.0 A, 69.2 SR+ 1 I, 4 O 0 W,
VENUE: 4 I, 58 R, 19.3 A, 134.9 SR+ 5 I, 16 O, 8 W,
T20I: 31 M, 22 I, 240 R, 12.0 A, 120.60 SR+ 22 I, 60 O, 18 W,
T20D: 52 M, 38 I, 381 R, 11.20 A, 122.90 SR+ 31 I, 80 O, 26 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 10+25/1, 11+37/0, 1+7/0, 9+24/0, 1/1,

Chris Greaves(RHB+LEG SPIN):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I:
T20D: 3 M, 2 I, 29 R, 29.0 A, 111.53 SR+ 1 I, 3 O, 0 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 10+42/2, 2, 27, 17/0, 35/1,

Alasdair Evans(RAF):
H2H: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 5 I, 20 O, 9 W,
T20I: 27 M, 25 I, 93 O, 36 W,
T20D: 32 M, 30 I, 107 O, 42 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 36/3, (ODI): 72/0, 67/2, 24/1, 43/5,

Gavin Main(RAF, Has played from Durham 2ND XI county):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 4 M, 2 I, 4 O, 2 W,
T20D: 6 M, 4 I, 10 O, 6 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 24/2, 37/1, 30/0, 16/2, 25/1,

Chris Sole(RAM):
H2H:
VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
T20I: 4 M, 4 I, 16 O, 2 W,
T20D: 4 M, 4 I, 16 O, 2 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 56/2, 72/0, (T20I): 38/2, 38/0, 43/0,

Hamza Tahir(LAO):
H2H:
VENUE: 1 I, 4 O, 0 W,
T20I: 11 M, 11 I, 43 O, 18 W,
T20D: 14 M, 31 I, 51 O, 21 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 25/2, (ODI): 50/0, 45/2, 32/1, 36/1,

Mark Watt(RAO):
H2H: 1 I, 4 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 5 I, 18 O, 5 W,
T20I: 35 M, 33 I, 125 O, 45 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 44/4, 33/3, 51/0, 28/2, 40/0,

Andrian Neill(RAM, Played from Gloucestershire 2nd XI team):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 5 M, 5 I, 20 O, 9 W,
T20D: 5 M, 5 I, 20 O, 9 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 38/1, 34/1, 48/0, 28/1, 20/1,

Zimbabwe Team Preview:

They are slightly better team on the paper than their opposition. They will be without the services of Brendan Taylor, S Williams(can play but chances are less) and Sikander Raza.

Probable11:

  1. R Chakabva: RHB:
  2. Wesley Madhevere: RHB+RAO
  3. D Myers: RHB
  4. C Ervine: LHB
  5. Sikander Raza: RHB+RAO
  6. Ryan Burl: LHB+RAL
  7. M Shumba: LHB+LAO
  8. L Jongwe: RHB+RAM
  9. W Masakadza: LHB+LAO
  10. Blessing Muzarabani: RAM
  11. R Ngarava: LAM

Team Breaks Up:

Main Batters: Sean Williams, R Chakabva, W Madhevere and C Ervine

 Main Spinners: R Burl and W Masakadza( W Madhevere will assist them, he generally bowls against the left handers)

Main Pacers: B Muzarabani, L Jongwe and R Ngarava

Death Overs: B Muzarabani and L Jongwe

Performance and Analysis of the players:

B Taylor(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 45 M, 45 I, 934 R, 23.94 A, 118.22 SR+ 2 I, 5 O, 1 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 46, 28, 0, 49, 7,

T Marumani(LHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 10 M, 10 I, 115 R, 11.50 A, 96.63 SR
T20D: 15 M, 15 I, 343 R, 24.50 A, 130.91 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 1, 11, 14, 4, 1,

C Ervine(LHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 31 M, 30 I, 696 R, 24.85 A, 106.42 SR
T20D: 76 M, 70 I, 1771 R, 30.53 A, 125.60 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 28, 67, (ODI): 64, 57,

R Chakabva(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 23 M, 23 I, 360 R, 16.36 A, 135.33 SR
T20D: 75 M, 67 I, 1093 R, 17.91 A, 126.50 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 11, 0, 8, 2, 5,

M Shumba(LHB+LAO):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20D: 18 M, 15 I, 197 R, 21.88 A, 101.54 SR+ 8 I, 21 O, 11 W
T20I: 9 M, 7 I, 98 R, 19.60 A, 90.74 SR+ 2 I, 4 O, 1 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 46+21/0, 6, 6, 14, 22,

S Williams(LHB+LAO):
H2H: 1 I, 53 R, 53.0 A, 147.2 SR+ 1 I, 3 O, 1 W,
T20I: 47 M, 47 I, 945 R, 22.5 A + 44 I, 136 O, 32 W

T Musakanda(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20D: 29 M, 28 I, 623 R, 28.31 A, 116.44 SR
T20I: 12 M, 12 I, 197 R, 16.41 A, 120.12 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 13, 10, (LISTA): 2, 9, (T20I): 6,

W Madhevere(RHB+RAO):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 18 M, 18 I, 405 R, 23.82 A, 117.73 SR+ 11 I, 22 O, 3 W,
T20D: 23 M, 23 I, 544 R, 25.90 A, 124.48 SR+ 16 I, 37 O, 8 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 9+7/0, (ODI): 15+18/1, 19+20/1, 22/0, 16,

T Kamunhukamwe(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20l: 8 M, 8 I, 146 R, 18.25 A, 97.33 SR
T20D: 22 M, 22 I, 303 R, 13.77 A, 99.34 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 29, 34, 0, 1, 0,

S Raza(RHB+RAO):
H2H: 1 I, 9 R, 9.0 A, 100.0 SR+ 1 I, 2 O, 0 W,
VENUE:
T20I: 42 M, 40 I, 524 R, 13.43 A, 106.93 SR+ 32 I, 69 O, 13 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 0+13/0, 19+36/3, (ODI): 59+19/0, 38/0, 9,

R Burl(LHB+LS):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 31 M, 27 I, 537 R, 28.26 A, 118.02 SR+ 25 I, 66 O, 21 W,
T20D: 52 M, 45 I, 922 R, 28.81 A, 122.44 SR+ 36 I, 93 O, 29 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 31, 12+22/3, 37+24/2, 26+30/1, 5+14/0,

D Tiripano(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 17 M, 17 I, 65 O, 15 W,
T20D: 48 M 45 I, 145 O, 51 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(ODI): 61/2, (T20I): 38/0, 31/3, 22/0,

D Myers(RHB+RAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 8 M, 8 I, 139 R, 17.37 A, 119.82 SR+ 2 I, 5 O, 0 W,
T20D: 13 M, 13 I, 251 R, 19.30 A, 121.84 SR+ 5 I, 9 O, 1 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 14, 4, 26, 7, (ODI): 7,

B Muzarabani(RAF):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 20 M, 20 I, 77 O, 25 W,
T20D: 35 M, 34 I, 124 O, 39 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 36/0, 18/0, (ODI): 29/4, 55/1, 13/1,

T Chatara(RAF):
H2H: 1 I, 3 O, 2 W,
VENUE:
T20I: 27 M, 27 I, 96 O, 29 W,
T20D: 68 M, 68 I, 241 O, 74 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 27/0, 25/0, 20/1, 47/0, 11/1,

W Masakadza(LAO):
H2H: 1 I, 4 O, 4 W,
VENUE:
T20I: 25 M, 25 I, 82 O, 23 W,
T20D: 46 M, 46 I, 153 O, 43 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 15/1, (ODI): 11/1, 40/2, 25/0, 9/1,

L Jongwe(RAF):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 19 M, 16 I, 156 R, 13.0 A, 102.63 SR+ 18 I, 61 O, 28 W,
T20D: 34 M, 30 I, 416 R, 17.33 A, 99.28 SR+ 33 I, 94 O, 36 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 29/3, (ODI): 32+22/1, 18+39/1, 60/1, 10+40/0,

R Ngarrava(LAF):
H2H:
VENUE:
T20I: 15 M, 15 I, 65.4 O, 13 W,
T20D: 33 M, 32 I, 111 O, 24 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20I): 25/1, 14/1, (ODI): 31/0, 52/3, 33/1,

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