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Home  »  Cricket  »  Scotland v Afghanistan ODI Series 2019  »  1st ODI

Afghanistan vs Scotland 2019 1st ODI Score, Commentary

Series : Afghanistan in Scotland 2019
Date : May 08 2019, Wed - 03:30 PM (IST)
Venue : The Grange, Edinburgh, Scotland
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Match Info
Match Scotland vs Afghanistan, Afghanistan in Scotland 2019
Date May 08 2019, Wed - 03:30 PM (IST)
Toss Toss yet to happen
Venue The Grange, Edinburgh, Scotland
Umpires Handunnettige, Allan
Scotland Squad -
Afghanistan Squad -
Social Talk

Match Facts
  • Three of the five players to have taken 12 ODI wickets against Scotland have done so in the Afghanistan jersey; Dawlat Zadran, Hamid Hassan, and Shapoor Zadran have all taken 12 scalps against Scotland in ODIs - no player has taken more.
  • Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer has scored 663 runs and made seven knocks of 50+ in ODIs at Grange Cricket Club, more than any player in either category; he's scored a century and three half-centuries in his last five games at the venue.
  • Asghar Afghan is set to play his 100th ODI for Afghanistan, becoming just the second player to reach the mark for the country behind Mohammad Nabi; Afghan has hit scores of 75, 54, and 82* in his last three ODI innings.
  • Kyle Coetzer (1,969) is just 31 runs shy of becoming the first player in ODI history to score 2,000 runs for Scotland.
  • Afghanistan have won five of their last eight ODIs played in Europe, a span which began with a 78-run win over Scotland at Edinburgh.
  • Afghanistan have won only two of their last seven ODIs heading into this clash (T1, L4), going down by five wickets to Ireland in their most recent ODI.
  • Scotland have won five of their last six ODIs at Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh, including a six-run win over England in their most recent fixture there.
  • Scotland have lost their opening ODI of the year in each of the last four years; the last time they won their opening ODI of a calendar year was in 2014 (v Canada by 170 runs).
  • Afghanistan have won two of their three meetings against Scotland in Scotland, including a 78-run victory in their only previous meeting in Edinburgh.
  • Scotland picked up seven-wicket win in their last ODI against Afghanistan; though, they had won only one of their six meetings prior to that (L5).
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