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T20 World Cup 2021: India vs Scotland Highlights | IND Won by 8 Wickets

T20 World Cup 2021 India vs Scotland Highlights: India needs to win the match in a huge margin to stay alive and to increase the possibilities of entering ICC T20 WC 2021 semifinals.

The winner of the match will get the advanced position in the T20 World Cup 2021 points table.

Tournament ICC T20 World Cup 2021
Match No 37
Match IND vs SCO
Teams India vs Scotland
Date November 4, 2021
Time 7:30 PM IST; 02:00 PM GMT / 06:00 PM LOCAL

India won the toss and opt to bowl

Venue Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
Playing 11 List Give Below


T20 WC 2021 India vs Scotland Scoreboard

Team Score
Scotland 85-10 (17.4 Ov)
89-2 (6.3 Ov)


Scotland Batting

Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s SR
Munsey c Hardik Pandya b Shami 24 19 4 1 126.32
Coetzer (c) b Bumrah 1 7 0 0 14.29
M Cross (wk) lbw b Ravindra Jadeja 2 9 0 0 22.22
Berrington b Ravindra Jadeja 0 5 0 0 0
MacLeod b Shami 16 28 0 0 57.14
Leask lbw b Ravindra Jadeja 21 12 2 1 175
Chris Greaves c Hardik Pandya b Ashwin 1 7 0 0 14.29
Mark Watt b Bumrah 14 13 2 0 107.69
Safyaan Sharif run out ((sub)Ishan Kishan) 0 1 0 0 0
Evans b Shami 0 1 0 0 0
Wheal not out 2 4 0 0 50


India Batting

Player Status Runs Balls 4s 6s SR
KL Rahul c MacLeod b Mark Watt 50 19 6 3 263.16
Rohit Sharma lbw b Wheal 30 16 5 1 187.5
Virat Kohli (c) not out 2 2 0 0 100
Suryakumar Yadav not out 6 2 0 1 300

Captains View

Virat Kohli

We are going to bowl first. Dew is going to be a big factor. Try and restrict them and chase it down convincingly if the situation allows us to. Winning my first toss on my birthday, probably we should have played the first game on my birthday (smiles). The intensity from ball one is important.

For us, it’s just about keeping that intensity on for 20 overs. That’s something we expect from people and people have done that over the years as well. Shardul makes way for Varun. He is back fit, so he will be our third spinner.

Kyle Coetzer

Looks a good deck. Happy to go either way. First of all great occasion for us and Scottish cricket and the associate game. We are playing against some of the best players from the world here and in the last couple of games too.

India is another special occasion for us. We have got to go out there, enjoy ourselves and try and express ourselves as much as possible. Same team.

India vs Scotland Playing 11

India Scotland
KL Rahul George Munsey
Rohit Sharma Kyle Coetzer(c)
Virat Kohli(c)
Matthew Cross(w)
Suryakumar Yadav
Richie Berrington
Rishabh Pant(w) Calum MacLeod
Hardik Pandya Michael Leask
Ravindra Jadeja Chris Greaves
Ravichandran Ashwin Mark Watt
Mohammed Shami Safyaan Sharif
Varun Chakaravarthy Alasdair Evans
Jasprit Bumrah Bradley Wheal


ICC T20 WC 2021 India vs Scotland Highlights

Scotland Batting

Munsey and Coetzer walks into the crease to open the batting innings while Bumrah opens the bowling attack.

India needs to pick quick wickets inorder to restrict the batting team from scoring massive runs. Bumrah picks the first wicket by dismissing Coetzer for 1 run and draws the first blood for Scotland.

Shami in the last over of the powerplay dismissed Munsey for 24 runs and sent backs the opener to the pavilion. Followed Scotland players struggles to build a partnership where the team loses all their 10 wickets for 85 runs.

India need to chase this down in:

  • 11.2 overs to get their NRR to +1.000
  • 8.5 overs to go past NZ’s NRR
  • 7.1 overs to go past Afg’s NRR

India Batting

KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma walks into the crease to lead India to chase down the target of 86 runs while Mark Watt opens the bowling attack.

KL Rahul and Rohit smashed Scotland bowlers and made an opening partnership of 70 runs for the first wicket. With a couple of wickets lost India chased down the target of 89 runs in 6.3 overs.

Winning with most balls to spare in T20 World Cups

  • 90 SL v Net Chittagong 2014
  • 82 Aus v Ban Dubai 2021
  • 81 Ind v Sco Dubai 2021 *
  • 77 SL v Net Sharjah 2021
  • 74 NZ v Ken Durban 2007
  • 70 Eng v WI Dubai 2021

Watch T20 WC 2021 India vs Scotland Highlights

Player of the Match

Ravindra Jadeja 

I was enjoying bowling on this track today. The oddball was turning, I was enjoying it very much. The first one (Berrington’s wicket) was a special one, whenever you get a batsman out with a turning ball, that’s always special.

We were looking to play good brand of cricket. Everybody knows that we had to win with a big margin for us to up our net run-rate, we were looking to play our best game and give our 100% on the field.

Everybody’s happy, one more game to go, hopefully, we play like this. If we play like this, nobody can beat us. In T20 format, we have to play like this, that is for sure.

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