Friday, February 23rd, 2024

Two-time champion team out of the World Cup, for the first time in cricket history such a big upset


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West Indies cricket team

ODI World Cup is to be played in India this year. The two-time World Cup winning team West Indies is out of this tournament. This is the biggest upset in the history of cricket so far. Never before has this happened when a world champion team has been out of the World Cup. Let us tell you that West Indies won the 1975 and 1979 World Cups. After that, he/she has not won the ODI World Cup title even once, but this is the first time that he/she has been out of this tournament without playing the World Cup.

West Indies lost all hope

In fact, the match between West Indies and Scotland was played in the qualifiers being played in Zimbabwe for the ODI World Cup. It was a do or die match for the West Indies team. But in this match Scotland defeated them by 7 wickets. After the defeat against Scotland, his/her team is out of the top 2 race. To ensure his/her place in the ODI World Cup, he/she had to finish in the top 2 in the qualifiers. But now he/she will not be able to do that. This is West Indies’ third consecutive defeat in the World Cup qualifiers. Earlier, the team of Zimbabwe and Netherlands had defeated them.

how was the match

Talking about the match played between West Indies and Scotland, in this match Scotland won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, the West Indies team could not play for the full 50 overs. he/she was all out for 181 in 43.5 overs. During this, Brandon McMullen took three wickets for Scotland. During this, none of the West Indies batsmen could do anything special. Jason Holder scored the highest 45 runs for the West Indies.

In the second innings of the match, Scotland faced a short target. They only needed 182 runs to win. At the beginning of the second innings, Scotland lost their wicket on the very first ball. For the West Indies, there is a hope that he/she can do something amazing with the ball, not with the bat. But Scotland made a strong comeback after the first wicket and won the match by scoring 185 runs in 43.3 overs losing three wickets.

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