Scotland play the USA in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 on Wednesday, August 17 at Mannofield Park in Scotland. This match will begin at 3:30 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). 

The Scottish cricket team beat the USA by five wickets in their previous match. USA posted 295 runs in their first innings thanks to an 87-ball 123 by Aaron James. For the Scots, Mark Watt picked two wickets with the ball.

Callum MacLeod’s 117 off 91 balls helped Scotland chase down 296 with 14 balls to spare. Nosthush Kenjige picked two wickets for the USA with the ball. Scotland are second on the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 points table with 40 points while the Americans are fourth with 26 points. 

Scotland vs USA ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 odds

10CRIC odds: Scotland: 1.34, USA: 3.18

Parimatch odds: Scotland: 1.34, USA: 3.20

Betway odds: Scotland: 1.33, USA: 3.00

Bet365 odds: Scotland: 1.33, USA: 3.40

Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.

Scotland vs USA head-to-head in ODIs

The USA cricket team and Scotland played each other five times in ODIs. The Scots have won three while USA have been victorious on two occasions.

Scotland has won three of its last four games in this format while the USA has won once in their last four matches.

Scotland vs USA Squads ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 

Scotland: Matthew Cross (wicketkeeper), Kyle Coetzer (captain),Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Chris McBride, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Craig Wallace, Hamza Tahir, Adrian Neill, Safyaan Sharif, Gavin Main, Chris Sole, Michael Jones.

USA: Steven Taylor, Monank Patel (captain and wicketkeeper), Jaskaran Malhotra, Aaron Jones, Gajanand Singh, Sushant Modani, Nisarg Ketankumar, Cameron Stevenson, Saurabh Netravalkar, Rusty Theron, Ian Holland, Nosthuh Kenjige, Yasir Mohammad, Saiteja Reddy.

Scotland vs USA probable playing XI

Scotland: Matthew Cross (wicketkeeper), Richie Berrington, Calum MacLeod, Kyle Coetzer (captain), Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif, Hamza Tahir, Adrian Neill, Gavin Main.

USA: Steven Taylor, Sushant Modani, Monank Patel (captain and wicketkeeper), Jaskaran Malhotra, Aaron Jones, Gajanand Singh, Ian Holland, Nisarg Ketankumar, Cameron Stevenson, Saurabh Netravalkar, Nosthuh Kenjige.

Scotland vs USA ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 combined fantasy XI

Matthew Cross, Monank Patel (captain and wicketkeeper), Jaskaran Malhotra, Aaron Jones, Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask, Richie Berrington, Nisarg Ketankumar, Cameron Stevenson, Saurabh Netravalkar, Mark Watt.

Scotland top picks vs USA ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 

Matthew Cross: The wicketkeeper batter has scored 1669 runs in ODIs at an average of 24.54. Cross has hit two centuries and mine half centuries in this format and has a strike rate of 73.39. 

Hamza Tahir: The 26-year-old has picked 38 wickets in 25 ODIs at an economy of 4.10. Tahir has picked one five-wicket haul in this format and has an average of 22.60 with the ball. 

USA top picks vs Scotland ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 

Monank Patel: The right-handed batter has scored 1011 runs at an average of 38.88 in 29 ODIs. The 29-year-old has scored two centuries and five half-centuries in this format and has a strike rate of 78.12. Patel has scored 104 runs in his last two ODI innings.

Saurabh Netravalkar: The left-arm pacer has picked 49 wickets in 20 innings with the ball in ODIs. Netravalkar has an average of 19.81 with the ball and has picked his wickets at an economy of 4.07. The pacer has picked seven wickets in his last four ODI’s for the USA.

Scotland vs USA ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2022 prediction

Scotland will start as favourites in the game against the USA. The hosts have beaten the Americans in all their previous encounters and have done well with the bat in their recent matches.

The USA have struggled against the Scots and the swinging conditions at Mannofield Park may make it difficult for the USA batters.  

Scotland vs USA ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 playing conditions and weather report

Maximum Temperature: 24°C

Precipitation: 10%

Humidity: 60%

Wind: 26 km/h