New Delhi: ODI World Cup is going to be played in India. The preparation is going on in full swing. Meanwhile, news has surfaced that the two-time world champion team has been eliminated from this year’s World Cup tournament. So far in the history of cricket, it has never happened that a world champion team has been eliminated from the tournament. This team is West Indies team. West Indies won the World Cup in 1975 and 1979. However, the West Indies team has never won the ODI World Cup since then. But this is the first time that West Indies are out of this tournament without playing the World Cup.
The match between West Indies and Scotland was a qualifier match for the ODI World Cup in Zimbabwe. It was a do-or-die match for the West Indies team. But in this match, Scotland defeated them by 8 wickets. His team is out of the race for the top 2 after the defeat against Scotland. He had to finish in the top 2 in the qualifiers to ensure his place in the ODI World Cup. But now he can’t do that. Fans were also surprised to see the condition of the West Indies team which was filled with stalwarts like Clive Lloyd, Vivian Richards, Michael Holding, Malcolm Marshall, Courtney Walsh, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Chris. The West Indies team has lost against Scotland for the first time in the ODI format.
The team of Scotland won the toss and decided to bowl
The Scotland team won the toss and elected to bowl at the Harare Sports Club in Harare. In which the team of Scotland performed brilliantly. In which West Indies were bowled out for 181 runs in 43.1 overs. After that, the Scotland team won the match by scoring 185 runs for the loss of three wickets in 43.3 overs. West Indies’ veteran batsmen failed against a team considered weak like Scotland. With this win, Scotland’s Super Six took four points from three matches. It has now reached the third position. Along with this, the West Indies team is in fifth place after three defeats in three matches.
Shamrah Brooks scored no runs was
Johnson Charles and Shamrah Brooks did not score a single run. Brendan King scored 22 and Kyle Meyers scored 5 runs. Captain Shai Hope along with Nicholas Pooran raised hopes but Hope was dismissed for 13 and Pooran for 21 runs. Sun Holder scored 45 and Shepherd scored 36 runs. Kevin Sinclair scored 10 and Alzari Joseph scored 6 runs. After a poor performance by the batsmen, West Indies had little hope from the bowlers. Jason Holder dismissed Christopher McBride on the first ball of the innings. It looked like the Windies bowler had landed with dangerous intent. But their happiness was short-lived. Matthew Cross and Brendan McMullen put on a 125-run partnership for the second wicket to put West Indies completely out of the match. McMullan was dismissed for 69 off 106 balls. George Muncie scored 18 runs off 33 balls. After this, Matthew Cross scored 74 runs off 107 balls to win the team. McMullan was named player of the match for his all-round performance in the match.