The Desert Cup T20 2017 has just start to begin in United Arab Emirates (UAE). The first match will play between Hong Kong vs Scotland. The tournament will start from 14 Jan, 2017 (Saturday). So get ready for the live action between Hong Kong vs Scotland 1st T20 Match. To watch live action and streaming of this match, you can see on Ten Network Channel. We are here giving you some details of this match and telling you about who will win the match prediction between Hong Kong vs Scotland.
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Desert Cup T20 2017 Match Details
Desert Cup T20: Match 1, Hong Kong vs Scotland
Date & Day: 14 January, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 2:00 PM local | 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
Head to head between Hong Kong and Scotland in T20 International
Overall T20I Played: 04 Matches
Scotland Won: 03 Matches
Hong Kong Won: 01 Match
No Result: 00 Matches
Last Match Result:On 10 March 2016, both the teams were played the qualifier match for group stage in World Cup T20, India. Scotland won the match by 8 wickets (D/L Method). During toss, Hong Kong was won the toss and elected to bat first but their decision proved wrong as they could stand a big score against experienced Scotland Team as they only managed 127 runs in 20 overs. Scotland innings started well and they were going at the great run rate. Scotland team get the score easily and the star of the match was M Machan all-rounder took 2 wickets and also contributed with the bat (15 runs in 4 balls with having 375.00 strike rates).
Desert Cup T20I 2017 | Hong Kong vs Scotland Match Prediction
The Hong Kong team is new in cricket as they are have no such experience so far. To get experience they know their strength and will play more cricket. The above stats clearly showed that Scotland team have more experience to play this format. In last match, Scotland team dominant completely. While, Hong Kong team have a great opportunity as they participated in this tournament and battle with the other teams. The Teams are both good and have the potential to win this match. The ability to win the first T20 Match is Scotland team as they have such experience side as compared to Hong Kong but no such can tell the exact what happened especially in T20 Cricket. So let’s see who will dominant in the first T20 Match of this Desert T20 Cup 2017 between Hong Kong vs Scotland.
Hong Kong vs Scotland in T20I Team Squads
|Hong Kong T20 Team Squad||Scotland T20 Team Squad|
|Babar Hayat (captain)
|Kyle Coetzer (captain)
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