AUS vs SCO Highlights, T20 World Cup 2024: Australia beats Scotland by five wickets to help England qualify for Super Eights

AUS vs SCO: Catch all the highlights from the T20 World Cup 2024 match between Australia and Scotland played at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia.

Updated : Jun 16, 2024 09:28 IST

AUS vs SCO: Catch all the highlights from the T20 World Cup 2024 match between Australia and Scotland played at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia.

  • June 16, 2024 09:20
    Match Report!

    AUS vs SCO, T20 World Cup 2024: Australia completes tricky chase to knock Scotland out of Super Eight reckoning

    Half-centuries from Travis Head and Marcus Stoinis helped Australia beat Scotland by five wickets in the Group B clash of the 2024 T20 World Cup at the Darren Sammy National Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia on Sunday.

  • June 16, 2024 09:16
    Australia wins by five wickets!

    Five needed for Australia. Wheal with the ball. Good yorker first up. David squeezes it away for a single. Length ball next. Pumped to long on for a single by Wade. 

    DROPPED!! Is that the game for Scotland. Straight from Wheal and David latches onto it. Too high and Sole fumbles the skier. Two runs taken there. Score level. 

    Wheal puts it on the slot. David smashes it over mid wicket for a six. Game over. Scotland exits the tournament. England sneaks into the Super Eights.

  • June 16, 2024 09:15
    AUS 176/5 in 19 overs

    Just 13 needed for Australia. David and Wade take it easy against Sharif. Works the target away in singles and double. Leaves five needed off the last over. 

  • June 16, 2024 09:08
    AUS 168/5 in 18 overs

    Loose from Wheal. Short on the body with no deep third. David puts it away for a four. High full toss now. Brushes off David’s thigh pad and runs away for a four. Short again from Wheal. David moves away from the stumps before somehow managing to swat it over point for a four. 

  • June 16, 2024 09:05
    Big wicket!

    Watt with his final over of the day. Starts the over well. Just two off the first three. But then, Watt overpitches and Stoinis smacks it straight back for a four. And now Stoinis brings out the reverse hit again. Four more!

    Stoinis tries the reverse hit again. Watt goes straight and full and he hits the target. BOWLED!!

    Marcus Stoinis b Watt 59 (29b 9x4 2x6)

    AUS 155/5 in 17 overs

  • June 16, 2024 09:02
    Fifty for Stoinis!

    Slower short ball from Sharif. Too easy for Stoinis as he glides it over third man for a four to bring up his fifty. 

    AUS 145/4 in 16 overs

  • June 16, 2024 08:56
    Head falls!

    Head tees off now. On the pads from Sharif. Clipped away for a six. Sharif corrects the line. But it is still full. Smoked over long on for another six. Sharif goes even wider and Head still goes after it. Over long off. SIX MORE!!!

    Sharif goes around the wicket. Head goes for another maximum. This time he finds the fielder at long off. 

    Travis Head c Jones b Sharif 68 (49b 5x4 4x6)

  • June 16, 2024 08:51
    AUS 121/3 in 15 overs

    Third over for Sole and Stoinis continues his rampage. Full from the medium pacer. Cracked straight back for a four. Full again. Edged by Stoinis and flies past the keeper for another four. Head gets a single off the last ball of the over and brings up his fifty. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:50
    AUS 110/3 in 14 overs

    Leask errs by going into Stoinis’ hitting zone. Hat-trick of boundaries. Two towering sixes followed up with a reverse hit four. Australia’s chase receives its first big lift. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:45
    AUS 92/3 in 13 overs

    Mark Watt gets his third. Single and dot from the first two ball. Fuller one next. Creamed through covers by Stoinis for a four. Slower from Watt now. Stonis is beaten twice, back to back. Just six runs from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:41
    AUS 86/3 in 12 overs

    Greaves with his leg spin now operating. Just three singles from the first four balls as Stonis and Head get their eye in on the new bowler. Short from Greaves. Head mistimes it completely. Dot ball. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:36
    AUS 82/3 in 11 overs

    Safyaan Sharif back into the attack. Stoinis gets a single off the first ball. A leg side wide follows. Width from Sharif and Head slams it through covers for a four. Tighter line from Sharif to close off the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:29
    AUS 74/3 in 10 overs

    Leask with his third. Four!! Full and wide, Stoinis reverse paddles it fine through third man for a boundary. Shortens the length, turned to deep square for a single. Seven from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:24
    AUS 67/3 in 9 overs

    Watt returns for a spell. Head gets a single. WICKET!! What a ball! Pitching on middle, spun away to uproot offstump. 

    Glenn Maxwell b Watt 11 (8b)

    Four!! An ordinary fielding effort sees Stoinis get off the mark with a boundary. Eight from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:20
    AUS 59/2 in 8 overs

    Leask returns. Maxwell flicks one to deep mid off the backfoot for a single. Slightly wider to Head who is slightly early into the shot, just past the diving extra cover fielder. Six!! Maxwell slaps a length delivery outside off down the ground for a six. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:15
    AUS 47/2 in 7 overs

    Sole continues. Slower short ball, Head misses the attempted upper slash. Six!! Short and wide, Head cuts it through backward point and it clears the ropes. Head crunches the pull on a short one, goes on the bounce to deep mid. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:09
    AUS 36/2 in 6 overs

    Safyaan Sharif into the attack. WICKET!!! Short of a length, Marsh looks to pull it over midwicket, doesn’t get enough and hands a simple catch.

    Mitchell Marsh c (sub)Charlie Tear b Safyaan Sharif 8(9)

    Maxwell in at 4. Full on the pads, Maxwell turns it legside to get off the mark. Just two from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 08:04
    AUS 34/1 in 5 overs

    Chris Sole into the attack. Length on the stumps, Marsh lofts it over the legside, no timing so he’ll only get two. Short, pulled to deep square for a single. Dropped!! Head looked to loft one downtown, went high up in the air, swirling in the wind and Jones drops it tracking backwards from mid on. Four!! Slightly overpitched, lofted straight back down for a boundary. Short of a length, pulled to deep mid for a couple. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:59
    AUS 23/1 in 4 overs

    Wheal continues. Back of a length, Marsh guides it to third man for a single. Four!! Slightly short, Head cuts it behind square for a boundary. Four!! Head picks up the short of a length delivery over midwicket for four! 

  • June 16, 2024 07:55
    AUS 14/1 in 3 overs

    Mark Watt into the attack. Four!! Short ball, Marsh rocks back and pulls it over midwicket for a boundary. Delivers one from behind the umpire, Marsh gets a leg bye. Head goes for a lofted shot over the offside, not enough to reach the boundary. Four!! Short and wide, cut for four this time. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:49
    AUS 3/1 in 2 overs

    Bradley Wheal into the attack. Full and swinging in to the left hander, hits Warner on the thigh pads. WICKET!! Full and wide, Warner only manages a top edge and captain Berrington completes the catch.

    David Warner c Berrington b Wheal 1 (4b)

    Marsh in at 3. Solid front foot defence to start off. Shorter on the body, Marsh gets a leg bye. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:46
    AUS 2/0 in 1 over

    Travis Head and David Warner open for the Group B toppers. Leask with the first over. 

    A touch short, angling into the left-hander, defended to the offside. Some turn for Leask as Head shoulders arms outside off before getting off the mark with a single to long off. A bit of hesitation but Warner gets a single to short square. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:40
    Have the Scots done enough in St. Lucia?

    AUS vs SCO, T20 World Cup 2024: Scotland registers highest T20 WC total during match against Australia

    Scotland registered its highest ever total in the T20 World Cup during the 2024 Group B fixture against Australia at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia on Sunday.

  • June 16, 2024 07:28
    SCO 180/5 in 20 overs

    Final over of the innings. Ellis with the ball and he starts with a wide to the off side. Just two singles next up. Berrington taps one to long on and manages to squeak in a double there. Decent final over from Ellis. No boundaries in it. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:24
    SCO 171/5 in 19 overs

    Starc with the penultimate over. Berrington jams a yorker out to get a single off the first ball. Starc sticks to a fuller length, not allowing the Scottish batters any room to work with. Just six runs from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:20
    SCO 165/5 in 18 overs

    Zampa with his final over of the day. Three singles to start the over. Full and outside the off stump. Berrington hits it with the win and it sails past the fence for a welcome six. A quick double off the last ball means Berrington will retain the strike. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:15
    Leask walks back!

    Pace back on as Ellis returns. Clever slow ball from Ellis to beat Leask. Fuller one now. Leask slams it straight back. Starc puts in a diving effort to prevent a boundary at long on. Just two there. 

    Full again. No pace this time. Leask doesn’t middle it. Straight to Starc. 

    Michael Leask c Starc b Ellis 5 (8b 0x4 0x6)

    SCO 153/5 in 17 overs

  • June 16, 2024 07:11
    SCO 149/4 in 16 overs

    In the slot for Berrington from Agar. Slog swept for a six. Just five singles from the rest of the over as Agar cleans up. 

  • June 16, 2024 07:03
    Maxwell strikes!

    DROPPED!! Maxwell gets Berrington to mishit it. Mitch Marsh fails to hold on to that one at extra cover. 

    Lucky break for Australia. High full toss from Maxwell. Cross tries to whack it over the mid wicket fence. But he can only find Agar in deep. 

    Matthew Cross c Agar b Maxwell 18 (11b 1x4 1x6)

    SCO 138/4 in 15 overs

  • June 16, 2024 07:00
    SCO 135/3 in 14 overs

    Starc goes around the wicket. Cross squeezes a fuller one through the slip cordon. Deep third can’t get there. FOUR!! Full again. Cross slams it through covers. Three runs taken. Short from Starc. Cross has a go at it. Zampa is at deep fine. But he can only parry it over the fence. SIX!!!

  • June 16, 2024 06:55
    SCO 121/3 in 13 overs

    Third over for Agar. He gets an edge out of Cross. Runs past the keeper. Zampa chases it down. Three runs there. Berrington carves one over cover. Two runs now. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:52
    McMullen departs!

    Zampa ends McMullen’s fantastic knock. Loops it up, inducing a leading edge. Starc takes a good low catch. 

    Brandon McMullen c Starc b Zampa 60 (34b 2x4 6x6)

    Fantastic over from Zampa. Just a run from it and the wicket of McMullen. 

    SCO 112/3 in 12 overs

  • June 16, 2024 06:47
    SCO 111/2 in 11 overs

    Spin continues. Maxwell with the ball. Berrington tries to go over extra cover. Marsh gets a hand on it. Cuts the pace enough to prevent a four. A wide brings up Scotland’s hundred. McMullen continues to use his feet. Dances down the track before lofting Maxwell over long off for a six. Berrington closes the over with a crashing four through the off side. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:42
    SCO 96/2 in 10 overs

    Zampa continues. McMullen drives it down the ground for a single. Berrington manages to keep out the googly first ball. Gets off the mark with a single to long on. Tight over, just the four from it. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:38
    SCO 92/2 in 9 overs

    Maxwell returns. McMullen gets a single to deep midwicket. A couple of singles follow. Six!! Munsey’s turn to go after spin, slog sweeps one over the leg side for six. WICKET!! Another attempted lofted shot but this time its straight into the hands of midwicket. 

    George Munsey c Ellis b Maxwell 35 (23b 2x4 3x6)

  • June 16, 2024 06:33
    SCO 83/1 in 8 overs

    Agar returns to the attack. Six!! Full on the stumps, McMullen slog sweeps it over midwicket for six. Slightly shorter on the hips, turned to short fine for a single. Six!! Full outside off, lofted over cover by McMullen for six. A single to point brings up an excellent half century for McMullen!!

  • June 16, 2024 06:29
    SCO 67/1 in 7 overs

    Zampa into the attack. Munsey goes for the sweep, beats the short fine leg fielder but is stopped at the deep, just a single. Six!! Full, lofted straight down the ground for six. Four!! Shortens the length, punched past backward point for a boundary. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:24
    SCO 54/1 in 6 overs

    Ellis continues. Munsey lofts a full, wide one, falls short of the fielder stationed at deep cover. Four!! Short outside off, pulled through midwicket for a boundary. Full and wide driven to deep cover by McMullen. Four!! Short, Munsey gets in position and nails the pull for a boundary. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:21
    SCO 43/1 in 5 overs

    Maxwell into the attack. Munsey gets a single to get off strike. McMullen chips one to mid on and steals a single. Six!! Munsey brings out the reverse sweep, lofts it over the cover boundary for six. Six!! Follows it up with a lofted shot down the ground for six more. Four!! Fired in full, driven past mid on, to the boundary. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:16
    SCO 25/1 in 4 overs

    Starc continues. Full on offstump, gets McMullen’s inside edge and trickles to the keeper’s side for a single. Dropped! Was full and swinging away from Munsey, who tried the lofted drive over mid off, Marsh tries to get a hand to it but puts it down. Six!! Dropped short after McMullen moves leg side, lofts it over cover nevertheless for six. Dropped again, McMullen smoked the drive through extra cover where a diving Head manages to get a hand. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:09
    SCO 15/1 in 3 overs

    Nathan Ellis into the attack. Full, swings away considerably beating McMullen’s outside edge. Short, pulled to deep square for a single. Munsey looks to go big, gets an outside edge that runs to third man for a single. Six!! Full and swinging away, McMullen times it perfectly, the breeze takes it over the extra cover fence for six. Ten from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 06:05
    SCO 5/1 in 2 overs

    Starc from the other end. Yorker length on the pads to Munsey, Starc appeals for lbw but it was well down leg. McMullen facing his first ball, gets the inside edge that deflects off the pads. Gets off the mark with a single. Full and straight, beats Munsey’s outside edge and the stumps by a whisker. Two from the over. 

  • June 16, 2024 05:59
    SCO 3/1 in 1 over

    Ashton Agar with the ball in hand. Michael Jones and George Munsey are Scotland’s openers.

    Full and straight, defended right back by Munsey. Munsey brings out the sweep third ball, just a single to deep square though. Full on the pads to Jones, trickles to the right of the pitch. Arm ball fired in, takes the inside edge but runs away to deep square for a couple. WICKET!! Agar strikes. The arm ball swings back in and beats Jones attempted backfoot punch.

    Michael Jones b Agar 2

  • June 16, 2024 05:53
    Almost there...

    The players stride out to the middle. Time for the national anthems. 

  • June 16, 2024 05:51
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  • June 16, 2024 05:44
    Scotland skipper Richie Berrington after the toss

    We would have batted first, looks like a good surface, an opportunity to get a score on the board. We like a challenge like this, you’ll have to take on the best teams in the world and come up trumps. We’re playing the same team. We’ve been here before, beaten some good teams, we’ll just have to play well and execute our plans.

  • June 16, 2024 05:39
    Playing XIs

    Scotland: 1 G Munsey, 2 M Jones, 3 B McMullen, 4 R Berrington, 5 M Cross, 6 M Leask, 7 C Greaves, 8 M Watt, 9 C Sole, 10 B Wheal, 11 S Sharif

    Australia: 1 D Warner, 2 T Head, 3 M Marsh (capt), 4 G Maxwell, 5 M Stoinis, 6 T David, 7 M Wade (wk), 8 M Starc, 9 N Ellis, 10 A Zampa, 11 A Agar

  • June 16, 2024 05:34

    Australia wins the toss and elects to field first. 

    “Looks a really good surface. It’s like another World Cup game and we have a lot of respect for Scotland. Two changes: Cummins and Hazlewood are out (rested), Starc and Agar come in,” says Mitchell Marsh. 

  • June 16, 2024 05:32
    Qualification Scenario

    England will book its place in the Super Eight if Australia beats Scotland as it has a better Net Run Rate than the Scottish side. However, if Australia slips up against Scotland, the latter will make it through to the next round at the expense of England. 

  • June 16, 2024 05:17

  • June 16, 2024 05:08
    Probable playing 11s

    AUS: David Warner, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh(c), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

    SCO: George Munsey, Michael Jones, Brandon McMullen, Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross (wk), Michael Leask, Chris Greaves, Mark Watt, Christopher Sole, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal

  • June 16, 2024 04:47


    Mitchell Marsh (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), David Warner, Adam Zampa. Travelling reserves: Jake Fraser-McGurk, Matthew Short


    Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross, Brad Currie, Chris Greaves, Oli Hairs, Jack Jarvis, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Brandon McMullen, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Charlie Tear, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal

  • June 16, 2024 04:40
    Live Streaming Info

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    The Australia vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2024 match will be telecast LIVE on the Star Sports Network in India. 

    How to watch Australia vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2024 match online in India?

    The Australia vs Scotland T20 World Cup 2024 match will be streamed LIVE on the Disney+ Hotstar app and website in India.

  • June 16, 2024 04:30

    Welcome to Sportstar’s Live Blog of the T20 World Cup game between Australia and Scotland. 

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