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Scotland stun England by six runs in ODI upset

Scotland stun England by six runs in ODI upset

 

Calum MacLeod’s superb 140 not out powered non-Test nation Scotland to a record 371 for five against an England side who are top of the one-day international rankings. 

It looked as if England would chase down their huge target while opener Jonny Bairstow was making 105 but they suffered a middle-order collapse and the match ended with seven balls remaining when Scotland paceman Saf Sharif had England No 11 Mark Wood plumb lbw to seal a famous victory, with the visitors all out for 365.

 

The win came after Scotland agonisingly just missed out on a place for the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales after rain interrupted their decisive qualifying match against the West Indies at Harare in March.

 

Brief scores:Scotland 371-5, 50 overs (C MacLeod 140 no, K Coetzer 58, G Munsey 55)

 

England 365 all out, 48.5 overs (J Bairstow 105, A Hales 52; M Watt 3-55)

 

Result: Scotland won by six runs

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