WI vs SCO, T20 World Cup: On the second day of the T20 World Cup 2022, two-time champions West Indies have to face an upset. In the group match of the first round, they suffered a crushing 42-run defeat at the hands of a comparatively weak Scotland. In the first match of Group B played in Hobart, the Scotland team successfully defended the score of 160 runs and bowled out West Indies for 118 runs in the 19th over. This is the second major upset in the T20 World Cup in two days. Earlier, Sri Lanka had to face defeat at the hands of Namibia.
Poor start for Caribbean team
Talking about the match, the Caribbean team, chasing the target of 161 runs for Scotland, did not start anything special and its opener Kyle Myers returned to the pavilion after scoring 20 runs in 13 balls. After this, Evin Lewis along with Brendan King tried to handle the innings but Brad Will and Mark Watt added to the troubles for West Indies by getting both out. After this, captain Nicholas Pooran, Shamrah Brooks and Rovman Powell also went on cheap.
Middle order completely failed
West Indies’ hopes ended with the middle order faltering. Although Jason Holder tried to advance the innings by standing at one end, but in the end he also returned to the pavilion after scoring 38 runs. Soon the entire West Indies team was all out after scoring 118 runs in 18.3 overs. Mark Watt was the most successful player for Scotland with three wickets.
George Munsey scored a half-century
Earlier, West Indies won the toss and called Scotland to bat. In reply, Scotland put on 55 runs for the first wicket. However, Jason Holder gave him two blows and reined in the runs. After this, Alzarri Joseph, captain Berrington and Odeon Smith dismissed Callum McLeod and sent the Scottish middle order to the pavilion. At one point, Scotland’s team had lost its five wickets at the score of 125. But George Munsey (66 *) along with Chris Greaves (16 *) took the team’s score to 160.