ICC-U-19 WC: Namibia post 9-wicket win over Scotland

ICC-U-19 WC: Namibia post 9-wicket win over Scotland


COX’S BAZAR, Jan 29, 2016 (BSS)-An all round performance by Loftie-Eaton steered Namibia under-19 team to record an emphatic nine-wicket victory over Scotland in the Group A match of the ICC under-19 World Cup held on Friday at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium.Chasing a winning target of 160 runs, set by Scotland, Namibia, rode on Eaton (67n.o) and Niko Davin (52) solid fifty, easily reached home making 162 runs in overs with nine wickets in hand.

Zane Green was the other Nabia batsman who remained unbeaten with 39 runs.Haris Aslam took one wicket conceding 23 runs. Earlier, favored by coin Scotland were all out for 159 in 36.3 overs, on the face of tight bowling attacks by the Nabia bowlers.Scotland faced early batting jolt and they could not recovered thereafter.First down Owais Shah (39) and middle order Haris Aslam (31) were the two
notable batsmen, who saved Scotland from total embarrassment.Loftie-Eaton, Charl Brits and Van Wyk took two wickets apiece for Namibia
giving away 13, 36 and 40 runs respectively. Loftie-Eaton of Namibia was named the player of the match for his all round performance in the match.


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