MacLeod stars in Scotland win
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 4:54 AM
Scotland beat Canada by four wickets in the second ODI in the Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Championship at the Cambusdoon New Ground in Ayr on Thursday.
Scotland, opting to field first, bowled out Canada for 176 in 49.1 overs. For Canada, Ruvindu Gunasekera (53: 75b, 5x4, 2x6) and debutant Zeeshan Siddiqi (43) played crucial knocks.
For Scotland, Gordon Goudie (2-45) and Majid Haq (2-19) were the key wicket-takers.
The chase for Scotland was rocky. But opener Calum MacLeod (99 n.o,: 127b, 12x4) held the innings together and fashioned the chase.
Scotland reached the target in 42.1 overs with four wickets to spare to finish at 177-6.
For Canada, Durand Soraine (2-57) was the key wicket-taker.
Canada's Scotland tour was completely affected by rain. While the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup was washed out due to rain, the first ODI too was washed out due to rain.