Scotland vs Afghanistan
With IPL reaching towards its business end, we are all set to engage in the much-anticipated international action which arrives in Scotland. With their sights firmly set on ICC World Cup 2019, Afghanistan will take on Scotland in the two-match ODI Series at the Grande Cricket Club in Edinburgh. The first ODI is scheduled to be played on May 8, 2019, followed by the second game on May 10.
For Scotland, it’s a platform to showcase their competitiveness in the elite group, while for Afghanistan, it’s an opportunity to have a reality check under new skipper Gulbadin Naib, and the skipper would love to find the right combination and get all the loopholes filled ahead of the upcoming quadrennial event, starting on May 30 in England and Wales. This will be Afghanistan’s second ODI series visit at the Edinburgh and first after acquiring ICC Test status in 2018. The Afghans will undoubtedly begin this series as favorites due to their convincing unbeaten record over the hosts in Grande, but one can not underestimate Scotland capabilities, after their commanding victory over England in the 2018 summer.
Here is everything you need to know about two-match ODI series between Scotland and Afghanistan from Grande Cricket Club in Edinburgh:-
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When is the 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan?
The 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan will be played on May 8, 2019 (Wednesday).
Where will 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan be played?
The 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan will be played at the Grande Cricket Club in Edinburgh.
What time does 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan begin?
The 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan will begin at 03:30 PM IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast the 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan?
There has been no official word regarding the TV broadcast of the 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan.
Where to watch live cricket streaming of the 1st ODI between Scotland and Afghanistan?
As per official Twitter update by Cricket Scotland, both games will be telecasted and streamed live on Scotland Cricket Youtube Channel CricketScotlandTV.
What are the probable XIs of Scotland and Afghanistan for the 1st ODI?
Scotland: Kyle Coetzer (C), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross (W), Alasdair Evans, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Gavin Main, George Munsey, Craig Wallace (wk), Mark Watt.
Afghanistan: Gulbadin Naib (C), Mohammad Shahzad (W), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Scotland (From): Matthew Cross (wk), Kyle Coetzer (C), Calum MacLeod, Richie Berrington, George Munsey, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif, Bradley Wheal, Craig Wallace (wk), Tom Sole, Gavin Main, Michael Leask, Michael Jones, Alasdair Evans
Afghanistan (From): Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Gulbadin Naib (C), Samiullah Shenwari, Najibullah Zadran, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan, Aftab Alam, Noor Ali Zadran