Scotland registers maiden World T20 win

Scotland defeated Hong Kong by eight wickets to register its first win in any World Twenty20. The match was inconsequential as both teams had already been knocked out of the tournament.

Kyle Coetzer (left) and Matt Machan celebrate the landmark victory.   -  K. R. Deepak

Scotland recorded its maiden win in a World Twenty20 when it successfully chased a revised target of 76 from 10 overs against Hong Kong in the Group B qualifiers final round game of inconsequence at the VCA Stadium here on Saturday night.

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After the second interruption, Scotland was just about to chase 128 when rains came pouring down and forced the Duckworth-Lewis rule to be implemented. Kyle Coetzer (20) and Mathew Cross (22) were the main contributors for the winners.

Earlier, Hong Kong, electing to bat, scored 127 for seven in 20 overs, thanks primarily to a fine knock from Mark Chapman (40, 41b, 1 x 4, 1 x 6).

It could be a disappointing end to a long career of Ryan Campbell, who became the oldest at 44 to make a T20 international debut in this edition, when his attempted shot on the off side ended up in a catch to third man off medium pacer Gavin Main.