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SCO vs NZ Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Scotland And New Zealand, New Zealand tour of Scotland 2022, ODI Match. Scotland and New Zealand will square off with each in an ODI match. The SCO vs NZ ODI match will take place on July 31 (Sunday). The venue of the clash is Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh.

Richie Berrington is the captain of Scotland in the SCO vs NZ ODI game while Mitchell Santner is the skipper of New Zealand. During the ongoing New Zealand tour of Scotland 2022, only 1 ODI game will be played.

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SCO vs NZ Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Scotland And New Zealand, New Zealand tour of Scotland 2022, ODI Match
New Zealand’s Finn Allen. (Twitter/ICC)

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Recently, New Zealand and Scotland locked horns in a T20I series. New Zealand defeated Scotland in both the T20I games and won the series 2-0. New Zealand won the SCO vs NZ 1st T20I by 68 runs and 2nd T20I by 102 runs.

In SCO vs NZ 1st T20I, New Zealand batted first and slammed a mammoth total of 225-5. Finn Allen (101) slammed a marvellous century while Martill Guptill scored 40. Jimmy Neesham stormed a quickfire 30 runs off 9 balls.

George Munsey
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Later, Scotland opener George Munsey hit 28 while Calum MacLeod scored 33 runs. Later, Chris Greaves scored 31 runs. In the end, Scotland could only reach 157-8 on the board and lost the match by 68 runs. Ish Sodhi picked a 4-wicket haul for New Zealand.

Mark Chapman, Martin Guptill
Mark Chapman, Martin Guptill

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In SCO vs NZ 2nd T20I, New Zealand again batted first and slammed a mammoth total of 254-5. This time, Mark Chapman slammed a fabulous 83-run knock while Michael Bracewell smacked unbeaten 61 runs. Neesham scored 28 off 12 balls.

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Chris Greaves
Chris Greaves, Image Source: Twitter

For Scotland, opener George Munsey scored 19 runs. Richie Berrington scored 22 while Chris Greaves hit 37 runs. In the end, Scotland reached 152-9 in 20 overs and lost the match by 102 runs. James Neesham and Michael Rippon picked 2 wickets each.


SCO vs NZ Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between Scotland And New Zealand, New Zealand tour of Scotland 2022, ODI Match

SCO vs NZ Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches SCO Won NZ Won NR
Overall 3 0 3 0
At Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh 1 0 1 0
In the last 5 matches 3 0 3 0
In Scotland 2 0 2 0

Recent Venue Records (Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh) 

Stats- ODIs

Total matches- 19

Matches won batting first- 10

Matches won bowling first- 6

Average 1st Inns scores- 250

Average 2nd Inns scores- 187

Highest total recorded- 371/5 (50 Ov) by SCO vs ENG

Lowest total recorded-  121/10 (42.1 Ov) by SCO vs NZ

Highest score chased-  229/3 (47.4 Ov) by SCO vs UAE

Lowest score defended-  185/9 (50 Ov) by BAN vs SCO

Toss Prediction for SCO vs NZ Match

Scotland, Image Source: Twitter

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The team that wins the toss will opt to bat first. In the recent T20I series, New Zealand batted first in both the games and won. Hence, they will seek to keep a similar strategy for the ODI as well. On the other hand, Scotland might aim to wish bat first after losing the last two games first.

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Predicted Scores For WI vs IND Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
SCO 150-200 150-200
NZ 300-350 250-300

Players’ Form- Scotland- Batting

Kyle Coetzer
Kyle Coetzer. (Photo: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Kyle Coetzer 76 2959 41.68
Richie Berrington 95 2419 30.24
Matthew Cross 69 1466 22.91
George Munsey 43 1239 36.44
Michael Jones 8 281 35.12
Ollie Hairs 5 68 13.60

Who will score the most runs for SCO in the match: Chris Greaves or George Munsey

Players’ Form- Scotland- Bowling

Mark Watt
Mark Watt, Image Source: Twitter
Players Matches Wickets Average
Safyaan Sharif 59 80 29.48
Mark Watt 41 48 29.83
Hamza Tahir 22 36 19.69
Chris Sole 15 29 21.86
Gavin Main 12 26 17.85
Adrian Neill 7 12 19.92

Who will pick the most wickets for SCO in the match: Gavin Main or Hamza Tahir

Players’ Form- New Zealand- Batting

Martin Guptill
Martin Guptill. Credits: Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Martin Guptill 192 7207 42.15
James Neesham 66 1320 28.70
Michael Rippon 9 180 30.0
Mark Chapman 6 161 32.20
Glenn Phillips 3 101 33.67
Finn Allen 3 99 33.0

Who will score the most runs for NZ in the match: Finn Allen or Mark Chapman

Players’ Form- New Zealand- Bowling

Lockie Ferguson
Lockie Ferguson. Image-AP

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Mitchell Santner 77 80 35.56
Lockie Ferguson 39 71 26.52
Ish Sodhi 37 48 34.71
Michael Rippon 9 13 23.0
Blair Tickner 5 8 34.0
Jacob Duffy 1 1 52.0

Who will pick the most wickets for NZ in the match: Ish Sodhi or Mitchell Santner

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