Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand Beats Scotland By 3 Wickets in Match 6, Pool ‘A’

Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand Beats Scotland By 3 Wickets in Match 6, Pool 'A' | PakistanTribe.com

Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand Beats Scotland By 3 Wickets in Match 6, Pool 'A' | PakistanTribe.com

NELSON – New Zealand beat Scotland in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Match 6 at the University Oval in Dunedin on Tuesday to move to the top of the Points Table in Group A.

Chasing just 143 to win the Pool A clash at University Oval in Dunedin, the Black Caps reached their target in the 25th over.

Williamson remain top scorer from New Zealand side with 38 runs.  Wardlaw and JH Davey took three wickets each.

Earlier, Scotland were all out for 142 after being sent into bat and were reduced to 12 for four at one stage.

Matt Machan top-scored with 56 and Richie Berrington contributed 50, while Corey Anderson and Dan Vettori took three wickets apiece for co-hosts New Zealand.

Match Summary:

Scotland innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
KJ Coetzer c Elliott b Southee 1 20 10 0 0 10.00
CS MacLeod lbw b Boult 0 5 1 0 0 0.00
HJW Gardiner lbw b Boult 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
MW Machan c McCullum b Anderson 56 111 79 7 1 70.88
PL Mommsen* lbw b Southee 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
RD Berrington c Milne b Anderson 50 104 80 4 1 62.50
MH Cross† c †Ronchi b Anderson 14 28 18 2 0 77.77
JH Davey not out 11 36 19 1 0 57.89
RML Taylor st †Ronchi b Vettori 4 6 6 0 0 66.66
RM Haq c Taylor b Vettori 0 6 2 0 0 0.00
I Wardlaw lbw b Vettori 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, w 5) 6
Total (all out; 36.2 overs; 162 mins) 142 (3.90 runs per over)

Fall of wickets 1-1 (MacLeod, 1.1 ov), 2-1 (Gardiner, 1.2 ov), 3-12 (Coetzer, 4.1 ov), 4-12 (Mommsen, 4.2 ov), 5-109 (Machan, 27.5 ov), 6-117 (Berrington, 29.3 ov), 7-129 (Cross, 33.2 ov), 8-136 (Taylor, 34.5 ov), 9-142 (Haq, 36.1 ov), 10-142 (Wardlaw, 36.2 ov)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
TG Southee 8 3 35 2 4.37 33 5 1
TA Boult 6 1 21 2 3.50 29 3 0 (4w)
AF Milne 7 0 32 0 4.57 25 3 0 (1w)
DL Vettori 8.2 1 24 3 2.88 32 0 1
GD Elliott 2 0 11 0 5.50 4 1 0
CJ Anderson 5 1 18 3 3.60 21 2 0
New Zealand innings (target: 143 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Guptill c †Cross b Wardlaw 17 10 14 4 0 121.42
BB McCullum* c †Cross b Wardlaw 15 28 12 3 0 125.00
KS Williamson c †Cross b Davey 38 60 45 6 0 84.44
LRPL Taylor c Taylor b Haq 9 15 14 1 0 64.28
GD Elliott c †Cross b Wardlaw 29 41 31 5 0 93.54
CJ Anderson c Wardlaw b Davey 11 25 16 1 0 68.75
L Ronchi† c Gardiner b Davey 12 12 10 2 0 120.00
DL Vettori not out 8 9 4 1 0 200.00
AF Milne not out 1 6 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 1, w 5) 6
Total (7 wickets; 24.5 overs; 103 mins) 146 (5.87 runs per over)

Did not batTG Southee, TA Boult


Fall of wickets 1-18 (Guptill, 2.4 ov), 2-48 (McCullum, 6.6 ov), 3-66 (Taylor, 10.4 ov), 4-106 (Williamson, 17.5 ov), 5-117 (Elliott, 20.6 ov), 6-133 (Anderson, 23.2 ov), 7-137 (Ronchi, 23.4 ov)

Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
I Wardlaw 9.5 0 57 3 5.79 38 10 0 (1w)
RML Taylor 4 0 27 0 6.75 11 4 0 (2w)
JH Davey 7 0 40 3 5.71 25 6 0 (2w)
RM Haq 4 0 21 1 5.25 12 3 0

 


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