See what went down in the 12th T20I between Scotland and Zimbabwe at Bellerive Oval, Hobart, in the opening round of the ICC World Twenty20 International event on October 21, 2022. According to The Australia Time, The Zimbabweans beat Scotland by five wickets in the low-scoring 12th match of the T20 World Cup thanks to Tendai Chatara’s and Richard Ngarava’s two wickets apiece, Craig Ervine’s important half-century, and Sikandar Raza’s quick-fire 40.
- Zimbabwe’s advancement to the knockout round of the T20 World Cup is a first for the country.
- George Munsey, who led Scotland in scoring, hit 54 runs off 51 balls, including 7 fours, as the team finished with 132 runs for six in 20 overs.
- With a boundary and off only 26 balls, Calum MacLeod scored 25 and Richie Berrington added 13.
- Tendai Chatara, the finest bowler for Zimbabwe, got two wickets for 14 runs in four overs, one for Sikandar Raza and another for Blessing Muzarabani. Richard Ngarava also took two wickets.
- Craig Ervine scored 58 runs on 54 balls (including six fours) to lead Zimbabwe to victory in their chase of 133-5 in 18.3 overs.
- Both Sikandar Raza (40 off 23 balls) and Milton Shumba (11 runs off 11 balls, not out) were instrumental in the win.
- Josh Davey, Scotland’s top bowler, took two, while Mark Watt, Brad Wheal, and Michael Leask each took one.
· Ervine’s fifty is a game-changer, and it leads to Zimbabwe’s triumph.