Scotland goes up against UAE in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 on Wednesday, August 10 at Mannofield Park in Scotland. This match will begin at 3:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST).
The Scottish cricket team will come into this game having recently lost to New Zealand by seven wickets in their last ODI. Scotland put on a formidable 306 in the first innings thanks to a 55-ball 85 by Michael Leask and Matthew Cross’ 53 off 58 balls. Leask picked two wickets with the ball as the Kiwis chased down the target with 25 balls to spare.
The UAE cricket team beat the USA by eight wickets in their last match ICC Cricket World Cup League 2. Zawar Farid picked four wickets while Ahmad Raza picked two for UAE as the Americans were bowled out for 198 runs in the first innings. Vriitya Aravind scored 108-ball 102 for UAE as the visitors sealed the game with 59 balls to spare.
Scotland beat Nepal by eight wickets in their last ICC Cricket World Cup League 2. The Scotts are currently second on the points table with 34 points while UAE is third with 26 points.
Scotland vs UAE ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 odds
10CRIC odds: Scotland: 1.45, UAE: 2.57
Parimatch odds: Scotland: 1.47, UAE: 2.62
Betway odds: Scotland: 1.45, UAE: 2.60
Bet365 odds: Scotland: 1.50, UAE: 2.62
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Scotland vs UAE head-to-head in ODIs
Scotland has won six while UAE has won four out of the 10 matches played against each other.
UAE beat Scotland by five wickets in their previous game in this tournament.
Scotland vs UAE 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.
UAE: Muhammad Waseem, Chirag Suri, Vriitya Aravind (wicketkeeper), CP Rizwan, Akif Raja, Kashif Daud, Basil Hammed, Alishan Sharafu, Ahmad Raza (captain), Palaniapaan Meiyappan, Zawar Farid.
Scotland vs UAE ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 top picks
Scotland: Hamza Tahir will be the top pick from the Scottish side. Tahir has picked 37 wickets in 23 ODIs for Scotland at an economy of 4.02. The 26-year-old has an average of 21.05 with the ball and has picked eight wickets in his last three ODIs.
UAE: Watch out for Ahmad Raza in this encounter. Raza has picked 59 wickets in 48 ODIs so far. The 33-year-old has an economy of 4.01 with the ball and an average of 29.15. The left-arm spinner has picked 10 wickets in his last five ODIs.
Scotland vs UAE ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 prediction
Scotland will start as favourites in the game against UAE. The hosts have done well with the bat in their recent matches and have more top-level experience in this format.
UAE has struggled against the Scotts in recent times and the swing-enabling conditions at Mannofield Park may make it difficult for the UAE batters.
Scotland vs UAE ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 24°C
Wind: 26 km/h