Monday, February 23, 2015

England vs Scotland: Moeen Ali star with bat and ball against Scotland

Cricket world cup 2015 match No. 14, England won by 119 runs against Scotland, after losing first two matches to Australia and New Zealand, England finds their winning streak against Scotland today at Christchurch. England all rounder Moeen Ali shines as England beat Scotland very comfortably. While chasing 304 runs Scotland lost 3 quick wickets but Kyle Coetzer(71) and Preston Mommsen(26) batted for a while but lost their wickets to Moeen Ali and Joe Root. After the two wickets no Scotland batsmen played at the crease for long time. Steven Finn took 3 wickets, Anderson and Moeen Ali took 2 wickets each. In England batting Moeen Ali (128) and Ian bell(54) scored 172 run for the 1st wicket and guided England for a big score. Eoin Morgan came to some form and scored 46 runs at the end. In Scotland bowling Josh Davey was the top wicket taker with four wickets. Earlier, Scotland won the toss and elected to field first. Moeen Ali was named as man of the match.

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