Toss West Indies decide to bowl vs Scotland
Group B motion on the T20 World Cup began off with West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran selecting to bowl first in opposition to Richie Berrington’s Scotland in Hobart’s Bellerive Oval.
Each captains had been of the opinion that bowling first was advantageous on the venue with a recent pitch on provide and a few moisture to be exploited by the quick bowlers. The pitch has a layer of grass, nonetheless, batters are anticipated to dominate.
West Indies went with the lone spin choice in Akeal Hosein, which suggests legspinner Yannic Cariah didn’t discover a place. Additionally not making it to West Indies’ XI had been Raymon Reifer, Sheldon Cottrell and Johnson Charles. The 2-time T20 World Cup champions are filled with allrounders, specifically Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Rovman Powell and Odean Smith.
As for Scotland, Chris Sole, Craig Wallace, Hamza Tahir and Brandon McMullen had been left on the bench from their 15-man squad. They made it on to the 2022 version of the T20 World Cup on the again of their qualification into the Tremendous 12 stage within the 2021 T20 World Cup, which they did after successful all three first spherical matches.
West Indies: Kyle Mayers, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (wk, capt), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy.
Scotland: George Munsey, Michael Jones, Matthew Cross (wk), Richie Berrington (capt), Calum MacLeod, Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, Mark Watt, Josh Davey, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal.