Scotland national cricket team

Last updated

Scotland
ScotlandMenCricketLogo.svg
Association Cricket Scotland
Personnel
Captain Kyle Coetzer
Coach Shane Burger [1]
International Cricket Council
ICC statusAssociate Member with ODI status (1994)
ICC region Europe
ICC RankingsCurrent [2] Best-ever
ODI 14th 13th
T20I 13th 11th (31-Dec-2018)
One Day Internationals
First ODIv. Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia at New Road, Worcester; 16 May 1999
Last ODIv. Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah; 15 December 2019
ODIsPlayedWon/Lost
Total [3] 115 42/66
(1 tie, 6 no result)
This year [4] 0 0/0
(0 ties, 0 no result)
World Cup appearances3 (first in 1999 )
Best resultGroup stage
(1999, 2007, 2015)
World Cup Qualifier appearances6 (first in 1997 )
Best resultChampions (2005, 2014)
Twenty20 Internationals
First T20Iv. Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan at Kingsmead, Durban; 12 September 2007
Last T20Iv. Flag of Oman.svg  Oman at ICC Academy Ground, Dubai; 30 October 2019
T20IsPlayedWon/Lost
Total [5] 65 29/32
(1 tie, 3 no result)
This year [6] 0 0/0
(0 ties, 0 no result)
T20 World Cup appearances4 (first in 2007 )
Best resultGroup stage
(2007, 2009, 2016)
T20 World Cup Qualifier appearances6 (first in 2008 )
Best resultChampions (2015)
Kit left arm whiteshoulders.png
Kit left arm.svg
Kit body thinwhitesides.png
Kit body.svg
Kit right arm whiteshoulders.png
Kit right arm.svg
Kit trousers long.png

ODI and T20I kit

As of 15 December 2019
ScotlandCricketKit.svg

The Scotland national cricket team represents the country of Scotland. They play their home matches at The Grange, Edinburgh, and also some other venues.

Contents

Scotland became Associate Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1994 [7] after severing links with the England cricket team two years earlier. Since then, they have played in three Cricket World Cups (1999, 2007 and 2015) and three ICC World Twenty20 tournaments (2007, 2009 and 2016). However, their first win in either of these events did not come until they beat Hong Kong in the 2016 World Twenty20. [8] Scottish cricket team is governed by Cricket Scotland.

Scotland have also played in every ICC Intercontinental Cup tournament, winning the inaugural edition in 2004. Between 2010 and 2013, the team competed in the ECB 40 as the Scottish Saltires.

Kyle Coetzer became captain of the side in November 2016 after Preston Mommsen who had captained the side since September 2014 stepped down. The coach is South African Shane Burger, who took on the role in January 2019. [1]

In April 2018, the ICC decided to grant full Twenty20 International (T20I) status to all its members. Therefore, all Twenty20 matches played between Scotland and other ICC members after 1 January 2019 are a full T20I. [9]

History

Before ICC Membership

The first recorded cricket match in Scotland took place in Alloa in 1785. [10] It would be another eighty years, however, before Scotland played their first full match, against Surrey in 1865, which they won by 172 runs.

The first Scottish Cricket Union was formed in 1879, and the national team beat Australia by 7 wickets three years later. The cricket union became defunct in 1883, and Grange Cricket Club took over the administration of the game until 1909. The first match against Ireland took place in Dublin in 1888, with Ireland winning. They also played South Africa, West Indies, an all-Indian team, and New Zealand before the start of World War II.

1948 saw Australia visit Scotland for two games at the end of their tour of England. These games, both of which were won by the Australians, were to be the last international games for Don Bradman. The Don signed off in typical style, making a fine unbeaten 123 in the innings victory. [11]

Scotland first competed in English domestic cricket in 1980, when they competed in the Benson & Hedges Cup for the first time. Three years later they took part in the NatWest Trophy. Their first Benson & Hedges win came against Lancashire in 1986.

Scottish cricketers

The most famous cricketers to have come from Scotland are probably the former England captain, Mike Denness, Warwickshire all-rounder Dougie Brown, and former England Test player Gavin Hamilton. Another great Scottish cricketer was Brian Hardie, who was a major contributor to the successful Essex side of the 1970s and 1980s. Possibly one of the best spinners and certainly a respected journalist was the aptly named Ian Peebles, [12] who was one of the cricketers of the year in 1931 alongside Don Bradman.

The most infamous cricketer, a man who was vilified in Australia, was a Scot, Douglas Jardine, father to and inventor of "Body Theory", which is well documented under "Bodyline". Jardine was born in British India, and died in Switzerland, spending most of his life in England. However, his parents were Scottish. He asked for his ashes to be scattered in Scotland and gave his own children Scottish names.

ICC Membership

In 1992 Scotland severed their ties with the Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) and England, and gained Associate Membership of the ICC in their own right in 1994. [7] They competed in the ICC Trophy for the first time in 1997, finishing third and qualifying for the 1999 World Cup, where they lost all their games. [13] The 2001 ICC Trophy saw them finish 4th, losing a play-off game to Canada, [14] but they won the 2005 tournament, beating long-time rivals Ireland in the final. 2004 saw Scotland first confirm themselves as one of the leading associate nations by winning the inaugural Intercontinental Cup. However, they did not progress beyond the first round in the 2005 tournament. [15]

2006

Scotland's Ryan Watson plays through backward point for a boundary against India at Glasgow's Titwood ground, 16 August 2007 Ryan watson india odi.jpg
Scotland's Ryan Watson plays through backward point for a boundary against India at Glasgow's Titwood ground, 16 August 2007

March 2006 saw Scotland embark on a pre-season tour to Barbados. They performed with some credit, although they only won one of their 6 games, against a Barbados XI. [16] They owed much of their success to Dougie Brown, who re-qualified to represent Scotland internationally in 2004. They competed in the C & G Trophy in English domestic cricket in the early part of the 2006 English cricket season. They performed better than expected, winning three of their nine games, and finishing eighth in the Northern conference. [17]

In June, they played their first ODI since the 1999 World Cup when they took on Pakistan in Edinburgh. [18] Without key players Dougie Brown and Navdeep Poonia, they lost by five wickets. [19] They finally got their first ODI win in the European Championships in August with a win over Holland in a rain-shortened game. [20] They again missed key players for some games in this tournament though, and thanks to their loss against Ireland, finished second in the tournament. [21]

During 2006 and early 2007, Scotland participated in the third edition of the Intercontinental Cup. They beat Namibia by an innings in May 2006, but draws against Ireland in August and the United Arab Emirates in January 2007 meant that they failed to reach the final. [22] In December 2006, they travelled to Test nation Bangladesh for a two-match ODI series – their first outside the UK – but lost both matches heavily. [23]

2007

In January 2007, after the Intercontinental Cup match against United Arab Emirates in Sharjah, they travelled to Kenya, first playing in a tri-series against Canada and Kenya in Mombasa, which they finished second in. [24] This was followed by Division One of the World Cricket League in Nairobi, where Scotland finished as runners up. [25]

They then travelled to West Indies for their second World Cup. They again lost all their games and failed to progress beyond the first round. [26] Back in the UK, they competed in the Friends Provident Trophy, their only win coming against Lancashire. [27] They also drew an Intercontinental Cup match against United Arab Emirates [28] and an ODI against Pakistan in July was washed out. [29]

In July, Scotland took part in a quadrangular series in Ireland against the hosts, Holland and West Indies. However, the endeavour was not a success. They lost their matches against Ireland and West Indies with the match against Holland being abandoned due to rain.

At the beginning of August, Scotland were on Intercontinental Cup duty as they won against Holland by an innings and 59 runs. They then drew with Ireland in a rain affected match, only gaining 3 points however after a poor 1st innings display. India were Scotland's next ODI opponents in mid-August, which was shown live on BBC Scotland from Titwood, Glasgow. The match was reduced slightly to 46 overs after a couple of brief showers, but India won by 7 wickets.

Having reached the final of the World Cricket League earlier in the year, Scotland qualified to play in the Twenty20 World Championship held in South Africa. They lost by 51 runs to Pakistan in their first game, and did not get a chance to play their other Group D opponents India, as the game was washed out without a ball being bowled.

2008

In July 2008, Scotland played a tri-series against New Zealand and Ireland in Aberdeen, Scotland. Scotland beat Ireland but lost their match against New Zealand.

In early August, Scotland participated with five other Associate nations in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in Belfast. Despite an initial loss to hosts Ireland, victory against Bermuda secured a semi final slot. Throwing off the disappointment of an unexpected loss to Holland in the semi-final a few hours earlier, Scotland bounced right back for a 9 wicket victory over Kenya (who had advanced ahead of Canada), to secure third place. However, with only two nations guaranteed to progress, qualification for the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 was only granted when Zimbabwe confirmed that they would not attend the tournament.

On 18 August, Scotland played their first ODI encounter against England. Hosting the Auld Enemy, at the Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh. However the match was abandoned due to rain after less than 3 overs of England's reply to Scotland's 156/9.

In December 2008, Cricket Scotland, the governing body of Scottish cricket, took the historic act of giving three Scotland players central contracts. Bowlers Gordon Goudie and Dewald Nel and captain Ryan Watson became the first full-time professional cricketers based in Scotland. Nineteen other cricketers have been offered part-time professional deals. [30]

2009

Scotland participated in the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 in England in June 2009. They were drawn alongside Test nations New Zealand and South Africa in Group D, with both matches being played at The Oval in London.

The first match, against New Zealand, was shortened to 7 overs per side due to rain. Scotland batted first and made 89/4, with Kyle Coetzer top-scoring with 33. However, three no-balls and a dropped catch enabled New Zealand to win by seven wickets with an over to spare. [31]

In the second match, South Africa made 211/5, with AB de Villiers hitting 79 not out off only 34 balls. In response, Scotland were bowled out for 81, more than half of which was scored by Coetzer (42). The 130-run margin of defeat was the second-largest in terms of runs in a Twenty20 International. [32]

2010

In 2010, Scotland took part in the inaugural ECB 40 tournament.

Scotland competed in the qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates, to compete for a place in the 2010 ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies. They competed for a place with Afghanistan, Canada, Ireland, Kenya, Holland, United Arab Emirates and USA. [33] The tournament was disappointing for Scotland, going out in the group stage without winning a single match.

Scotland’s Intercontinental Cup campaign was more successful as they reached the final in December - against Afghanistan - at the bespoke new cricket stadium in Dubai. Scheduled as a four-day first-class match of two innings each side, Afghanistan won the game in eight sessions. This was also the first cricket match of any kind that was live-streamed online - by two Scottish fans, with the agreement of the ICC.[ citation needed ]

ICC World Cup Qualifiers

During March and April 2009 Scotland attempted to defend the ICC Trophy they won in 2005. To secure qualification for the 2011 Cricket World Cup a top four place was targeted. They were also attempting to secure ODI status by finishing in the top six.

Scotland started the tournament badly by losing three of their five group games. With only the points earned against Namibia being taken through to the Super Eights, Scotland faced a difficult route to the World Cup. [34]

Scotland started the Super Eights well by beating Holland in their first match. Defeats against Kenya and Afghanistan followed. The result of which threatened Scotland's qualification for the World Cup as well as the possibility of losing their ODI status if they finished out of the top six.

Victory against United Arab Emirates in their last game, and an improved run-rate, thanks to the 122 run victory, ensured a top six place for the Scots, securing ODI status until the next round of World Cup qualifiers.

The Scottish team qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand, but was eliminated after six straight losses out of six matches. [35]

New Zealand A tour of Scotland in 2014

In August 2014, Scotland played a three match series against New Zealand A at Cambusdoon New Ground, Ayr. In the first match Grant Elliott and captain BJ Watling scored centuries and ensured that New Zealand A won by 199 runs. Scotland conceded nearly 150 runs in the last ten overs.

In January 2017 Scotland took part in the 2017 Desert T20 Challenge. They won all three of their group fixtures, before losing to Ireland in the semi-finals.

Zimbabwe tour of Scotland in 2017

Scotland achieved their first victory against a full member of the ICC when it defeated a touring Zimbabwe side.

15 June 2017
Scorecard
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg
317/6 (50 overs)
v
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe
272 (41.4 overs)
Kyle Coetzer 109 (101)
Sean Williams 2/48 (10 overs)
Malcolm Waller 92 (62)
Con de Lange 5/60 (8 overs)
Scotland won by 26 runs (D/L method)
The Grange Club, Edinburgh
Umpires: Ruchira Palliyaguruge (SL) and Ian Ramage (Sco)
  • Scotland won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Rain during Zimbabwe's innings set them a revised target of 299 runs in 43 overs.
  • Con de Lange (Sco) took his first five-wicket haul in an ODI.
  • This was the first ODI match between the two sides and Scotland's first ever win in an ODI against a Test playing nation. [36]

2018

Scotland achieved their second victory against a full member of the ICC when it defeated a touring England side.

10 June 2018
11:00
Scorecard
Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg
371/5 (50 overs)
v
Flag of England.svg  England
365 (48.5 overs)
Calum MacLeod 140* (94)
Adil Rashid 2/72 (10 overs)
Jonny Bairstow 105 (59)
Mark Watt 3/55 (10)
Scotland won by 6 runs
The Grange Club, Edinburgh
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Allan Haggo (Sco)
Player of the match: Calum MacLeod (Sco)
  • England won the toss and elected to field.
  • Dylan Budge (Sco) made his ODI debut.
  • Calum MacLeod scored the fastest century by a batsman for Scotland in ODIs and became the first batsman for Scotland to score a century in ODIs against England. [37]
  • Scotland made their highest score in ODIs and the highest score by an Associate team against a Full Member team. [37]
  • Jonny Bairstow became the first batsman for England to score centuries in three consecutive ODIs. [37]

International grounds

Scotland location map.svg
Locations of all stadiums which have hosted an international cricket match within Scotland

Tournament history

World Cup

World Cup record
YearRoundPositionGPWLTNR
Flag of England.svg 1975 Not eligible (not an ICC member) [7]
Flag of England.svg 1979
Flag of England.svg 1983
Flag of India.svg Flag of Pakistan.svg 1987
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Flag of New Zealand.svg 1992
Flag of India.svg Flag of Pakistan.svg Flag of Sri Lanka.svg 1996 Not eligible (not an ICC member at time of qualification) [7]
Flag of England.svg Flag of Scotland.svg Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg Flag of Ireland.svg Flag of the Netherlands.svg 1999 Group stage12/1250500
Flag of South Africa.svg Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Flag of Kenya.svg 2003 Did not qualify
WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg 2007 Group stage15/1630300
Flag of India.svg Flag of Sri Lanka.svg Flag of Bangladesh.svg 2011 Did not qualify
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Flag of New Zealand.svg 2015 Group stage14/1460600
Flag of England.svg Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg 2019 Did not qualify
Total1401400

T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup record
YearRoundPositionGPWLTNR
Flag of South Africa.svg 2007 Group stage10/1220101
Flag of England.svg 2009 12/1220200
WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg 2010 Did not qualify
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg 2012
Flag of Bangladesh.svg 2014
Flag of India.svg 2016 Group stage14/1631200
Flag of Australia (converted).svg 2020 Qualified
Total71501

Other tournaments

ICC Trophy / World Cup Qualifier (One day, List A from 2005) Commonwealth Games (List A) Friends Provident Trophy (List A) ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier (T20I)
  • 2007: North Conference – 10th
  • 2006: North Conference – 8th
  • 2005: Round 1
  • 2004: Round 2
  • 2003: Round 3
  • 2002: Round 3 [39]
ICC 6 Nations Challenge ICC Intercontinental Cup (FC) World Cricket League (ODI)

(formally ICC 6 Nations Challenge)

European Championship (OD/ODI)‡
  • 2000: 6th place [40]
  • 2002: Did not participate [41]
  • 2004: Runners-up [42]
  • 1996: 5th place [45]
  • 1998: 3rd place [46]
  • 2000: 3rd place (Division One) [47]
  • 2002: Runners-up (Division One)
  • 2004: 4th place (Division One) [48]
  • 2006: Runners-up (Division One) [21]
  • 2008: Runners-up (Division One) [49]

‡ Only the matches between Scotland, Ireland and Holland in the 2006 tournament have official ODI status.

Personnel

Playing staff

This lists all the active players who have played for the Scotland in the past year (since 2 January 2019) and the forms in which they have played, or any players (in italics) outside this criteria who have been selected in the team's most recent squad.

Key

NameAgeBatting styleBowling styleFormsS/NLast FCLast ODILast T20I
Batsmen
Kyle Coetzer 35Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI (C), T20I (C)15 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Ollie Hairs 28Left-handedRight-arm off break T20I Flag of Afghanistan.svg 2010 Flag of Bermuda.svg 2019
Michael Jones 21Right-handedRight-arm off break ODI Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019
Calum MacLeod 31Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI, T20I10 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
George Munsey 26Left-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI, T20I93 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Wicket-keepers
Matthew Cross 27Right-handedODI, T20I9 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Craig Wallace 29Right-handedODI, T20I18 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2019 Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2019
All-rounders
Richie Berrington 32Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI (VC), T20I (VC)44 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Dylan Budge 24Right-handedRight-arm medium ODI Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of the Netherlands.svg 2018
Josh Davey 29Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI, T20I38 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2016 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Michael Leask 29Right-handedRight-arm off break ODI, T20I29 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Tom Sole 23Right-handedRight-arm off break ODI, T20I90 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Pace bowlers
Alasdair Evans 30Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI, T20I45 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2017 Flag of the United States.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Safyaan Sharif 28Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI, T20I50 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United States.svg 2019 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019
Adrian Neill 25Right-handedRight-arm medium-fast ODI, T20I7 Flag of Oman.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019
Ruaidhri Smith 25Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium T20I20 Flag of Afghanistan.svg 2016 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2019
Brad Wheal 23Right-handedRight-arm fast ODI58 Flag of Sri Lanka.svg 2019 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017
Stuart Whittingham 25Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium ODI, T20I Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2018
Gavin Main 24Right-handedRight-arm fast-medium ODI28 Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg 2019 Flag of Hong Kong.svg 2016
Spin bowlers
Hamza Tahir 24Right-handed Slow left-arm orthodox ODI, T20I32 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Bermuda.svg 2019
Mark Watt 23Left-handed Slow left-arm orthodox ODI, T20I51 Cricket Ireland flag.svg 2017 Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg 2019 Flag of Oman.svg 2019

Coaching staff

Coaches

The following people have coached the Scottish national side at various stages. For some coaches, the exact dates of their tenure are unavailable, although key tournaments are noted:

NameAppointedResignedNotable tournaments
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tony Judd 2001/20022004
Flag of England.svg Andy Moles January 2005January 2006 2005 ICC Trophy
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Peter Drinnen January 2006July 2007 2007 World Cup
Flag of Australia (converted).svg / Flag of Scotland.svg Peter Steindl and
Flag of Scotland.svg Andy Tennant (acting)
July 2007December 2007 2007 World Twenty20
Flag of Australia (converted).svg / Flag of Scotland.svg Peter Steindl December 2007December 2013 2009 World Cup Qualifier
2009 World Twenty20
Flag of England.svg Paul Collingwood and
Flag of Scotland.svg Craig Wright (acting)
December 2013February 2014 2014 World Cup Qualifier
Flag of Scotland.svg Craig Wright (acting)February 2014April 2014
Flag of New Zealand.svg Grant Bradburn April 2014September 2018 [51] 2015 World Cup
2016 World Twenty20
2018 World Cup Qualifier
Flag of England.svg Toby Bailey (acting) [52] September 2018January 2019
Flag of South Africa.svg Shane Burger January 2019 [1] current

Records and statistics

Scotland's John Blain bowls India's Yuvraj Singh at Glasgow's Titwood ground, 16 August 2007 John blain yuvraj singh odi.jpg
Scotland's John Blain bowls India's Yuvraj Singh at Glasgow's Titwood ground, 16 August 2007

International match summary – Scotland [53] [54]

Last updated 15 December 2019.

Playing record
FormatMWLTNRInaugural match
One-Day Internationals11542661616 May 1999
Twenty20 Internationals6529321312 September 2007

One-Day Internationals

ODI record versus other nations [53]

Records complete to ODI #4220. Last updated 15 December 2019.

OpponentMWLTNRFirst matchFirst win
v. Test nations
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 13480119 April 20099 July 2010
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 5050016 May 1999
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 4040024 May 1999
Flag of England.svg  England 5130118 August 200810 June 2018
Flag of India.svg  India 1010016 August 2007
Cricket Ireland flag.svg  Ireland 20415015 August 200630 January 2007
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 3030031 May 1999
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 3030020 May 1999
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 1010020 March 2007
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka 3030013 July 2011
WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg  West Indies 3030027 May 1999
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 3111015 June 201715 June 2017
v. Associate Members
v. Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 101005 February 2007
v. Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 9720018 January 200718 January 2007
v. Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 5220126 January 201610 September 2016
v. Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 9530117 January 20072 February 2007
v. Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 962016 August 20066 August 2006
v. Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 2110015 August 201918 August 2019
v. Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 651006 October 20066 October 2006
v. Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 853001 February 20141 February 2014
v. Flag of the United States.svg  United States 211009 December 201914 December 2019

Twenty20 Internationals

T20I record versus other nations [54]

Records complete to T20I #991. Last updated 31 October 2019.

OpponentMWLTNRFirst matchFirst win
v. Test nations
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan 6060010 February 2010
Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh 1100024 July 201224 July 2012
Flag of India.svg  India 1000113 September 2007
Cricket Ireland flag.svg  Ireland 1337122 August 200818 June 2015
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 101006 June 2009
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 3030012 September 2007
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 101007 June 2009
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 1010010 March 2016
v. Associate Members
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 220003 August 20083 August 2008
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 1100023 March 201223 March 2012
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 5410025 July 201525 July 2015
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 853004 August 20084 August 2008
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 1010022 October 2019
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1376004 August 200822 November 2013
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman 3300019 January 201719 January 2017
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 1100021 October 201921 October 2019
Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates 321009 July 20159 July 2015
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 1010018 October 2019

Other Records

ICC Trophy

Scotland A cricket team

The Scotland A cricket team is a national cricket team representing Scotland. It is the 'second-tier' of international Scotland cricket, below the full Scotland national cricket team. Matches played by Scotland A are not considered to be One Day Internationals, instead receiving List A classification.

In June 2019, the following cricketers were selected to represent Scotland A for their tour to Ireland to play the Ireland Wolves: [70]

See also

Related Research Articles

Kenya national cricket team

The Kenya national cricket team represents the Republic of Kenya in international cricket. Kenya is an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) which has Twenty20 International (T20I) status after the ICC granted T20I status to all of their members.

Nepal national cricket team National cricket team of Nepal

The Nepal national cricket team nicknamed The Rhinos and Gorkhalis, represents the country of Nepal in the international cricket and is governed by the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN). They have been an Associate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1996. Nepal were awarded Twenty20 International (T20I) status by the ICC in June 2014 until the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier. On 15 March 2018, Nepal gained One Day International (ODI) status for the first time, after winning the first playoff match in the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier.

Hong Kong national cricket team

The Hong Kong national cricket team is the team that represents Hong Kong and played its first match in 1866 and has been an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1969.

Bermuda national cricket team

The Bermuda national cricket team represents the British overseas territory of Bermuda in international cricket. The team is organised by the Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB), which became an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1966.

United Arab Emirates national cricket team Cricket team that represents the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates national cricket team is the team that represents the United Arab Emirates in international cricket. They are governed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) which became an Affiliate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1989 and an Associate Member the following year. Since 2005, the ICC's headquarters have been located in Dubai.

Netherlands national cricket team sports team representing the Netherlands

The Netherlands national cricket team is the team that represents the Kingdom of the Netherlands and is administered by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond.

Ireland cricket team Sports team representing All-Ireland in international cricket

The Ireland cricket team represents all of Ireland in international cricket. The Irish Cricket Union, operating under the brand Cricket Ireland is the sport's governing body in Ireland, and organises the international team.

Afghanistan national cricket team national sports team

The Afghanistan men's national team is the 12th test cricket playing Full Member nation. Cricket has been played in Afghanistan since the mid 19th century, but it is only in recent years that the national team has become successful. The Afghanistan Cricket Board was formed in 1995 and became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2001 and a member of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in 2003.

The Oman national cricket team is the team that represents the country of Oman and is governed by the Oman Cricket Board, which became an Affiliate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2000, and gained Associate status in 2014. The national side has played matches at Twenty20 International level. On 24 April 2019, Oman achieved One-Day International status for the first time until 2022, after they beat tournament hosts Namibia by four wickets in 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two.

Papua New Guinea national cricket team

The Papua New Guinea national cricket team, nicknamed the Barramundis, is the team that represents the country of Papua New Guinea in international cricket. The team is organised by Cricket PNG, which has been an Associate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1973. Papua New Guinea previously had One-Day International (ODI) status, which it gained by finishing fourth in 2014 World Cup Qualifier. Papua New Guinea lost both their ODI and T20I status in March 2018 after losing a playoff match against Nepal during the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier, a result that earned ODI and T20I status for their opponents. On 26 April 2019, at the final World Cricket League 2 fixture; PNG defeated Oman to finish at the fourth position and reclaim their ODI status.

Ireland womens cricket team

The Ireland women's cricket team represents Ireland in international women's cricket. Cricket in Ireland is governed by Cricket Ireland and organised on an All-Ireland basis, meaning the Irish women's team represents both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Scotland womens national cricket team

The Scotland women's national cricket team, nicknamed the Wildcats, represents Scotland in international women's cricket. The team is organised by Cricket Scotland, an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Pieter Marinus Seelaar is a Dutch cricketer and current captain of the national team. He is a right-handed batsman and a left-arm orthodox spin bowler. Having played for The Netherlands at Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 level, he made his senior debut in a C&G Trophy game against Warwickshire on 3 May 2005. He then played in the ICC Trophy later that year. He made his One Day International debut against Sri Lanka on 6 July 2006. Two years later he made his Twenty20 International debut.

Bangladesh womens national cricket team National women cricket team of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh women's national cricket team is the team that represents the country of Bangladesh in international women's cricket matches. They made their international debut when they played, and won, two matches against Thailand in July 2007 before participating in and winning the 2007 ACC Women's Tournament. Bangladesh were granted One-Day International (ODI) status in 2011 after finishing fifth in the 2011 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier. They played subsequently qualified for the 2014 ICC Women's World Twenty20, making their first appearance at a top-level women's international tournament.

Mohammad Nabi Afghan cricketer

Mohammad Nabi is an Afghan cricketer who has captained the side in limited overs matches. Nabi is an all-rounder, playing as a right-handed batsman and off break bowler. He played a major role in Afghanistan's rise to the top level of international cricket, playing in both their first One Day International in April 2009 and their first Test match in June 2018. He captained the side during their first appearances in the 2014 Asia Cup and the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Nabi has also played in numerous Twenty20 franchise tournaments and was the first player from Afghanistan to be selected in the Indian Premier League player auction. In September 2019, he announced his retirement from Test cricket to prolong his limited overs cricket career.

Cricket has been played in the Netherlands since at least the 19th century, and in the 1860s was considered a major sport in the country. The sport is governed by the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB).

Mohammad Shahzad Mohammadi is an Afghan cricketer who is a right-handed opening batsman who plays primarily as a wicketkeeper. He represents Afghanistan in international cricket.

Namibia national cricket team national sports team

The Namibia national cricket team is the team that represents the Republic of Namibia and is governed by Cricket Namibia, an Associate Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) since 1992, and became part of the High Performance Program in 2007. They took part in the 2003 Cricket World Cup in South Africa, though they lost all their games. They have played in each edition of the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

Christoffel "Christi" Viljoen is a cricketer who plays for the Namibia national team. He bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium-fast. He also represents Otago in domestic cricket in New Zealand.

Craig Alexander Young is an Irish cricketer. Young is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium pace. On 26 May 2013, Young made his first-class debut for Ireland against Scotland. He made his One Day International debut against Scotland in September 2014, taking 5 wickets for 45 runs. He made his Twenty20 International debut against Scotland on 18 June 2015.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Scotland appoint Shane Burger as Head Coach". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 15 January 2019.
  2. "ICC Rankings". International Cricket Council.
  3. "ODI matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  4. "ODI matches - 2020 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  5. "T20I matches - Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  6. "T20I matches - 2020 Team records". ESPNcricinfo.
  7. 1 2 3 4 5 Scotland at CricketArchive
  8. Muthu, Deivarayan (12 March 2016). "Scotland end win drought at ICC global events". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  9. "All T20 matches between ICC members to get international status". International Cricket Council . 26 April 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  10. A History of Cricket in Scotland at the official Cricket Scotland website[ dead link ]
  11. Scorecard of Scotland v Australia, 17 September 1948 at Cricket Archive
  12. "The Home of CricketArchive". cricketarchive.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  13. 1999 Cricket World Cup at Cricinfo
  14. 1 2 2001 ICC Trophy at Cricinfo
  15. 1 2 2005 ICC Intercontinental Cup at Cricinfo
  16. Scotland in Barbados 2006 at Cricket Archive
  17. 2006 C & G Trophy points table at Cricket Archive
  18. List of Scotland's ODIs at Cricket Archive
  19. Scorecard of Scotland v Pakistan, 27 June 2006 at Cricket Archive
  20. Scorecard of Scotland v Holland, 6 August 2006 at Cricket Archive
  21. 1 2 2006 European Championship Division One at CricketEurope
  22. 1 2 2006 ICC Intercontinental Cup at CricketEurope
  23. "Scotland tour of Bangladesh, 2006/07". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  24. ICC Associates Kenya tri-series 2007 points table at Cricket Archive
  25. 1 2 Scorecard of Kenya v Scotland, WCL Division One final, 7 February 2007 at Cricket Archive
  26. 2007 Cricket World Cup at Cricinfo
  27. 2007 Friends Provident Trophy at CricketEurope
  28. Scorecard of Scotland v United Arab Emirates, 27 June 2007 at Cricket Archive
  29. Rain denies Scots a shot at Pakistan by Jon Coates, 2 July 2007 at Cricket Scotland's official site
  30. "Scots trio handed central deals". BBC Online. 19 December 2008Cite journal requires |journal= (help) Retrieved on 20 December 2008.
  31. "New Zealand given scare by Scots". BBC Sport. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 23 May 2010.
  32. "S Africa send Scots crashing out". BBC Sport. 7 June 2009. Retrieved 23 May 2010.
  33. "UAE to host expanded World Twenty20 Qualifiers". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  34. "ICC World Cup Qualifiers". ESPNcricinfo. 2009 Retrieved on 22 April 2009.
  35. "Standings / Cricket World Cup 2015 – ICC Cricket / Official Website". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  36. "Coetzer, de Lange star in Scotland's first win over a Full Member". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  37. 1 2 3 "Record-breaking Scotland defeat No. 1 ranked England". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  38. "ICC World Cup Qualifiers Points Table". ESPNcricinfo. 2009 Retrieved on 22 April 2009
  39. "C & G Trophy: Scotland v Surrey at Edinburgh, 29 May 2002". uk.cricinfo.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  40. ICC Emerging Nations Tournament at CricketEurope
  41. 2002 ICC 6 Nations Challenge at CricketEurope
  42. ICC 6 Nations Challenge at CricketEurope
  43. 2004 ICC Intercontinental Cup at Cricinfo
  44. "Final, ICC World Cricket League Division One at Amstelveen, Jul 10 2010 - Match Summary - ESPNCricinfo". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  45. 1996 European Championship at CricketEurope
  46. 1998 European Championship at CricketEurope
  47. 2000 European Championship at CricketEurope
  48. 2004 European Championship at CricketEurope
  49. "European Championship Division One". Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  50. "404 – Cricket Scotland". Cricketscotland.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  51. Grant Bradburn: Scotland coach leaves to become Pakistan assistant
  52. Bailey Excited at Scotland’s Future
  53. 1 2 "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Result summary". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  54. 1 2 "Records / Scotland / Twenty20 Internationals / Result summary". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  55. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Highest totals". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  56. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / High scores". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  57. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Best bowling figures". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  58. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Most runs". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  59. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Most wickets". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  60. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Highest Scores". Cricinfo.
  61. "Records / Scotland / One-Day Internationals / Best bowling figures". Cricinfo.
  62. "Records / Scotland / Twenty20 Internationals / Highest totals". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 22 May 2019.
  63. "Records / Scotland / Twenty20 Internationals / High scores". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  64. "Records / Scotland / Twenty20 Internationals / Best bowling figures". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  65. "Records / Scotland / Twenty20 Internationals / Most runs". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  66. "Records / Scotland / Twenty20 Internationals / Most wickets". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  67. Scotland totals of 200 and more in an innings in the ICC Trophy at Cricket Archive
  68. Individual scores of 75 and more in an innings for Scotland in the ICC Trophy at Cricket Archive
  69. Five or more wickets in an innings for Scotland in the ICC Trophy at Cricket Archive
  70. "Scotland A Squad Selected for Ireland Trip". Cricket Scotland. Retrieved 5 June 2019.