Scotland play Nepal in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 on Sunday, 17 July at Titwood Cricket Ground in Glasgow. This match will begin at 3:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Scotland beat Namibia by three wickets in their previous league match. Calum Macleod top-scored for the Scots with 59 runs off 93 balls. Gavin Main picked three wickets as the Scotland cricket team completed a convincing win over the Namibians. The hosts are second on the points table with 15 wins in 23 games.
The Nepalese cricket team is sixth on the table with eight wins in 19 games. The visitors lost their previous league game against Namibia by 63 runs. Dipendra Singh Airee scored 38 of 55 with the bat for Nepal. Sandeep Lamichhane picked four wickets with the ball for the visiting side.
Scotland vs Nepal ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 odds
10CRIC odds: Scotland: 1.33, Nepal: 3.08
Parimatch odds: Scotland: 1.34, Nepal: 3.20
Betwinner odds: Scotland: 1.304, Nepal: 3.56
1xBet odds: Scotland: 1.308, Nepal: 3.54
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Scotland vs Nepal head-to-head in ODIs
Scotland and Nepal have met once in ODI cricket where the visitors beat the hosts by five wickets. Aasif Sheikh played a match-winning innings for the Nepalese side.
Nepal has won two out of its last five ODIs whereas Scotland has won three of its last five matches in this format.
Scotland vs Nepal probable playing XI
Scotland: Matthew Cross (wicketkeeper), Richie Berrington (captain), Calum MacLeod, Kyle Coetzer, George Munsey, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Alasdair Evans, Hamza Tahir, Adrian Neill, Chris McBride.
Nepal: Asif Sheikh (wicket-keeper), Binod Bhandari, Kushal Bhurtel, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Aarif Sheikh, Dev Khanal, Dipendra Singh Airee, Sompal Kami, Basir Ahmed, Sandeep Lamichhane (captain), Pawan Sarraf.
Scotland vs Nepal ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 top picks
Scotland: Callum Macleod will be the top pick from the Scottish side. The 33-year-old has scored 2552 runs in 82 ODIs at an average of 34.5. The right-handed batter has also scored eight centuries and 10 half-centuries. Macleod has scored two half-centuries in his last three innings.
Nepal: Sandeep Lamichanne is the player to watch out for from the visiting side. The Nepalese captain has picked 64 wickets in 26 ODIs. He was their best bowler in their last league game.
Scotland vs Nepal ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 prediction
Scotland will start as favourites in the game against Nepal. The hosts have had a great tournament so far whereas the visitors have struggled.
Nepal beat Scotland in their previous head-to-head encounter last week. The visitors will want to replicate the same performance once again.
Scotland vs Nepal ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 26°C
Wind: 26 km/h