Ruben Trumpelmann led a deadly bowling present to arrange Namibia’s gorgeous four-wicket win over Scotland of their first-ever Super 12 conflict of the Twenty20 World Cup on Wednesday. Chasing a difficult 110, JJ Smit made an unbeaten 32 to drive the group dwelling with 5 balls to spare in Abu Dhabi and prolong Namibia’s win streak to 3 within the event after the group got here via the qualifying spherical. Smit and David Wiese, who made 16, placed on a key partnership of 35 within the low-scoring match handy Scotland their second lack of the group stage.

Trumpelmann started the present with three wickets within the first over to return figures of 3-17 along with his left-arm tempo and prohibit Scotland to 109-8.

The left-arm fast justified his group’s choice to bat first as he struck with the primary ball after which received two in successive deliveries together with Richie Berrington for nought.

Berrington, who was standing in as captain with common skipper Kyle Coetzer out nursing a finger damage, reviewed the decision however replays prompt the ball would have hit the leg stump.

The opening over offered an excellent begin for a group, ranked a lowly 19, that stormed into the Super 12s after wins over Netherlands and Ireland within the qualifying stage.

Trumpelmann returned his T20 greatest figures in his sixth worldwide within the shortest format.

David Wiese trapped Craig Wallace lbw for 4 to rattle Scotland, who misplaced their Super 12 opener to Afghanistan by 130 runs.

At one stage Wednesday, the Scots had been 18-4.

Opener and wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Cross tried to stem the rot with Michael Leask however one other left-arm quick medium Jan Frylinck bowled him for 19. Cross took 33 balls for the hassle.

Leask performed a lone hand along with his 44 off 27 deliveries earlier than being bowled by Smit.

The bowlers saved up the stress within the ultimate few overs with Frylinck returning figures of 2-10 from his 4 overs.

Chris Greaves made 25 and was run out on the ultimate ball of the innings.

In reply, Craig Williams and Michael van Lingen received the group off to a strong begin with a gap stand of 28 however Saafyan Sharif claimed the primary breakthrough to examine Namibia.

He dismissed Van Lingen for 18 and shortly Chris Greaves struck along with his leg spin to see the again of wicketkeeper-batsman Zane Green, for 9.

Spinners Leask and Mark Watt additionally chipped in with a wicket to make the chase difficult for the T20 World Cup debutants, however Smit stood agency at one finish to increase his group’s dream.


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