Scotland Playing 11 vs England – ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 6

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Scotland will play England in the first match of the 2024 T20 World Cup campaign on Tuesday, June 4. This is the first match of both teams in this World Cup. Also, this is the first T20I match between the two sides.

Scotland are placed alongside England, Australia, Namibia and Oman in Group B. They played one warm-up match and lost to Afghanistan, while the other warm-up match was eliminated.

The Scottish team will be managed by Richie Berrington. Several other players were also part of the T20 World Cup 2022. Therefore, the players have enough experience to play in big tournaments. Being a 20 team event, teams like Scotland can have a big impact and take on big teams.

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The match will historically be a big occasion for both the teams and this is the first T20I match between the two teams. With the field being slow and low, how Scotland decide to stack their XI will be an interesting watch.

Scotland Playing 11 vs England – ICC T20 World Cup 2024, Match 6

George Munsey

Munsey is Scotland’s most experienced batsman. He will open the batting in the first match against England. He is approaching 2000 T20IO runs.

michael jones

Young Jones should open the batting against England. He has a best score of 86 in T20Is and it should happen in the long run. He made his T20I debut in 2022.

Brandon Mc Mullen

Mullen is an all-round hitter and will hit at three. The 24-year-old has a best score of 96 and also picked a wicket. He also gives the team an additional bowling option.

Richie Berrington (C)

Berromngton will lead the team. He has played 89 T20Is and is a senior batsman for the team. Being the captain, he has to take extra responsibility with the bat. He has scored more than 2000 runs with the bat.

Mateo Cruz (WK)

Cross is another experienced batsman in the team with 69 T20Is to his name. He, along with captain Berrington and Michael Leask, form the core of the middle order.

Michael Leask

Leask is another all-round batsman with a lot of experience. He has played 59 T20Is, scored close to 600 runs and picked up 40 wickets.

Chris Greaves

Greaves is another batting all-rounder. He has played 25 T20Is, scored over 250 runs and picked up 16 wickets. The all-rounder will look to make an impact with the bat in the big game.

Mark Watt

Watt, the left-arm spinner, will be at eight. He top scored with 34 in the match against Afghanistan. He was also 1-for-27 with the bat. Watt has scored 77 wickets in 62 games.

Cristobal Solé

Sole is one of the leaders of this Scottish team. He bowled well in the last World Cup. He gave a good impression with the bat earning 3/25. He can pose problems early on in England’s early matches.

Brad Wheel

Wheal is the other pacer in the side. In the warm-up match against Afghanistan he scored 1/35. He has an important role to play with the ball in the game.

Bradley Currie

Currie concludes probable Scotland XI. Provides left arm angle to the bowling lineup and can also swing the ball. He scored 2/26 with the ball against Afghanistan.

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