T20 World Cup: Scotland Defeats Namibia by 5 Wickets

ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Scotland Tops Group B After Second Victory.


In the T20 World Cup, Scotland defeated Namibia by 5 wickets.

Following their victory in Bridgetown, Scotland now leads Group B with 3 points after 2 matches.

On Friday, Namibia won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring 155 runs.

Scotland chased down the target with 9 balls to spare, finishing at 156 for 5.

Namibia’s innings started poorly as opener JB Kotze was dismissed for a duck.

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Captain Gerhard Erasmus top-scored with 52 runs off 31 balls, including 2 sixes and 5 fours.

Zane Green added 28 runs, and Nicolaas Davin contributed 22 runs.

For Scotland, Brad Wheal took 3 wickets for 33 runs.

Captain Richie Berrington led the chase with 47 runs off 35 balls, hitting 2 sixes and 2 fours. Michael Leask scored 35, Michael Jones added 26, and Brandon McMullen made 19 runs.

Namibia’s Gerhard Erasmus took 2 wickets, while Ruben Trumpelmann, Tangeni Lungameni, and Bernard Scholtz each claimed 1 wicket.

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