Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

Anam Khalid

Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven

Scotland Cricket Team got the status of associate member of the ICC back in 1994. After getting the status, they participated in three one-day international World Cups in 1999, 2007, and 2015. Scotland’s cricket team won the inaugural Intercontinental Cup organized by ICC between associate teams in 2004.

Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

Scotland has started cricket development programs in their country at the school level and club level to increase the participation of talented youngsters in their country. They are not full ICC members yet so they don’t play test cricket.

First Match in All Formats

FormatAgainstVenueDate
First ODI MatchAustraliaNew Road, Worcester16 May 1999
First T20I MatchPakistanKingsmead, Durban12 September 2007

Match Summary of ODI

Matches Played153
Won68
Lost77
Tied1
No Result7
Win Percentage44.4%

Match Summary of T20I

Matches Played89
Won41
Lost44
Tied1
No Result3
Win Percentage46.07%

Scotland ODI Playing Eleven

The cricket team of Scotland has recently shown great progress and has developed a pool of many talented cricketers. They choose their current ODI team from the following squad of 14 players.

Playing Squad

NamePlaying Role
Christopher McBrideOpening Batter
Matthew Cross (WK) (VC)Wicket-Keeper Batter
Brandon McMullenBatting All-rounder
George MunseyMiddle Order Batter
Richie Berrington (C)Batting All-rounder
Michael LeaskAll-rounder
Tomas MacintoshWicket-Keeper Batter
Chris GreavesAll-rounder
Mark WattSpin Bowling All-rounder
Safyaan SharifFast Bowler
Chris SoleFast Bowler

Reserve Players in the Squad

NamePlaying Role
Ollie HairsMiddle Order Batter
Hamza TahirSpin Bowler
Jack JarvisFast Bowler

Players Profile

A detailed introduction of each player is given below

Christopher McBride

Christopher McBride is a 24-year-old right-handed batter all-rounder. He plays as an opener for Scotland. He played his first ODI game against Oman in Dubai on 15 April 2022. He looks to build the innings to give a stable start to his team.

Christopher McBride Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He bowls right-arm medium pace and can provide critical wickets at crucial stages to lift his team. His batting and bowling stats are under

Batting Record

Matches Played18
Runs386
Batting Average24.12
Balls Faced539
Strike Rate71.61
100s0
50s1
Highest Score56
6s2
4s49

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken3
Runs Conceded100
Bowling Average33.33
Balls Bowled132
Economy Rate4.54
Best Bowling Figures1/10

Matthew Cross (WK) (VC)

Mathew Cross is a 30-year-old right-handed batter who opens the innings for Scotland. He started his ODI career against Canada at Christchurch on 23 January 2014. He is among the senior players of Scotland with a lot of experience. He is the current vice-captain of the Scotland team.

Matthew Cross Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is arguably the best wicketkeeper among associate teams. He is swift behind the stumps. His ODI batting and wicket-keeping stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played90
Runs1914
Batting Average23.96
Balls Faced2733
Strike Rate71.02
100s2
50s10
Highest Score114
6s23
4s177

Wicket Keeping Record

Catches Taken118
Stumping7

Brandon McMullen

Brandon McMullen is a 23-year-old batting all-rounder for Scotland and bats at one down position in ODIs. He played his first ODI match against Namibia at Windhoek on 01 December 2022. He is an attacking batter who takes on bowlers and scores quickly.

Brandon McMullen Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He bowls medium face deliveries and bowls with a new ball at the start of innings. He is a key wicket-taking bowler for Scotland. His ODI batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played15
Runs540
Batting Average49.09
Balls Faced636
Strike Rate84.90
100s2
50s2
Highest Score136
6s12
4s56

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken24
Runs Conceded479
Bowling Average19.95
Balls Bowled678
Economy Rate4.23
Best Bowling Figures5/34

George Munsey

George Munsey is a 30-year-old left-handed middle-order batter for Scotland. He played his first ODI match against Hong Kong in Abu Dhabi on 22 January 2017. His trademark shot is reverse sweep which he plays with great control. He provides stability and muscle to the Scotland middle order.

George Munsey Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He plays as a specialist batter and doesn’t bowl. His ODI batting stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played53
Runs1593
Batting Average37.04
Balls Faced1945
Strike Rate81.90
100s1
50s11
Highest Score103*
6s41
4s161

Richie Berrington (C)

Richie Berrington is a 36-year-old right-handed batter. He is the current captain of this team. He bats in the middle order and leads the team from the front. He made his ODI debut against Ireland at Aberdeen on 2 July 2008.

Richie Berrington Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is a right arm medium pace bowler as well and bowls regularly in ODIs. His batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played112
Runs2928
Batting Average31.14
Balls Faced3928
Strike Rate74.54
100s4
50s18
Highest Score127
6s65
4s198

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken34
Runs Conceded1345
Bowling Average39.55
Balls Bowled1550
Economy Rate5.20
Best Bowling Figures4/40

Michael Leask

Michael Leask is a 32-year-old right-handed all-rounder. He made his ODI debut against Canada at Christchurch on 23 January 2014. He is an explosive batter who likes to whack the ball pretty hard. While batting, he ensures that Scotland ends the innings on a high in death overs.

Michael leask Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He bowls right arm off break and gets key wickets in the middle overs. Overall, he is a very useful player for Scotland. His batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played69
Runs1268
Batting Average27.56
Balls Faced1114
Strike Rate113.82
100s1
50s7
Highest Score107*
6s57
4s100

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken57
Runs Conceded1889
Bowling Average33.14
Balls Bowled2260
Economy Rate5.01
Best Bowling Figures4/24

Tomas Macintosh

Tomas Macintosh is a 20-year-old right-handed lower-middle-order batter. He made his one-day international debut against Nepal at Kirtipur on 17 February 2023. He provides a late surge to Scotland at the back end of their innings. He is very young and has a bright future ahead of him.

Tomas Mackintosh Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is a backup wicketkeeper for Scotland. He does glove work in domestic as well as league matches. He is lightning-quick behind the stumps. His batting and wicket-keeping stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played10
Runs169
Batting Average21.12
Balls Faced201
Strike Rate84.07
100s0
50s0
Highest Score38*
6s1
4s17

Wicket Keeping Record

Catches Taken2
Stumping0

Chris Greaves

Chris Greaves is a 32-year-old right-handed all-rounder for Scotland. He played his first one-day international against the U.S.A. at Pearland on 29 May 2022. He is a handy lower-order batter who can score some quick runs with the bat in the death overs of Scottish innings. He was born in South Africa and moved to Scotland to play cricket.

Chris Greaves Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is a right-arm leg-break bowler with enough variations to trouble the batters. He is pretty new at the international level but has an impressive record so far. His batting and bowling stats are under

Batting Record

Matches Played23
Runs333
Batting Average22.20
Balls Faced370
Strike Rate90.0
100s0
50s2
Highest Score56*
6s7
4s30

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken23
Runs Conceded523
Bowling Average22.73
Balls Bowled560
Economy Rate5.60
Best Bowling Figures5/53

Mark Watt

Mark Watt is a 27-year-old left-handed bowling all-rounder. He made his one-day international debut against Hong Kong at Edinburgh on 08 September 2016. As a lower-order batter, he scores swiftly and helps his team achieve a good total.

Mark Watt Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler who has reasonable control over his variations. His notable achievement was 3 wickets against England in their only ODI win against them in 2017. He is very economical with the ball. His batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played61
Runs522
Batting Average19.33
Balls Faced631
Strike Rate82.72
100s0
50s0
Highest Score47
6s7
4s45

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken89
Runs Conceded2192
Bowling Average24.62
Balls Bowled3190
Economy Rate4.12
Best Bowling Figures5/33

Safyaan Sharif

Safyaan Sharif is a 32-year-old right-handed fast-bowling all-rounder. He played his first one-day international match against the Netherlands at Aberdeen on 29 June 2011. He is a tail-end batter who can hang around in the middle to support the batter on the other end. He is a good fielder in the outfield. He is U.K.-born and got selected for the Scotland national team on the back of his good domestic performances.

Safyaan Sharif Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He bowls right-arm fast-medium deliveries at a good pace. He is a wicket-taker and opens the bowling for Scotland. His economy rate is also decent. His batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played77
Runs540
Batting Average18.62
Balls Faced746
Strike Rate72.38
100s0
50s0
Highest Score40*
6s5
4s36

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken100
Runs Conceded3014
Bowling Average30.14
Balls Bowled3625
Economy Rate4.98
Best Bowling Figures5/33

Chris Sole

Chris Sole is a 29-year-old right-arm fast bowler. He made his one-day international debut against UAE at Edinburgh on 16 August 2016. He is a tail-end batter who can swing the bat a bit but cannot score too many runs down the order.

Chris Sole Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is a medium-fast bowler who shares the new ball at the start of the innings. He can clock as high as 150 kph. His ODI batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played30
Runs71
Batting Average6.45
Balls Faced90
Strike Rate78.88
100s0
50s0
Highest Score17
6s0
4s8

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken53
Runs Conceded1255
Bowling Average23.67
Balls Bowled1490
Economy Rate5.05
Best Bowling Figures4/27

Ollie Hairs

Ollie Hairs is a 32-year-old left-handed batter. He made his one-day international debut against Netherlands at Amstelveen on 1 July 2010. He is a good stroke maker but his stint with the ODI team has been brief. He is available for selection as a middle-order batter.

Ollie Hairs Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He plays as a specialist batter and doesn’t bowl in ODIs. His ODI batting stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played5
Runs68
Batting Average13.60
Balls Faced100
Strike Rate68.0
100s0
50s0
Highest Score27
6s0
4s13

Hamza Tahir

Hamza Tahir is a 27-year-old left-arm spin bowler. He made his one-day international debut against P.N.G at Aberdeen on 17 August 2019. He is a right-handed tail-end batter who does offer much with the bat.

Hamza Tahir Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler with good control of his speed variations. He is a wicket-taker who bowls well in the middle overs of innings and has an excellent economy rate. He doesn’t give too many run-scoring balls to batters. His batting and bowling stats are as under

Batting Record

Matches Played31
Runs26
Batting Average4.33
Balls Faced78
Strike Rate33.33
100s0
50s0
Highest Score13
6s0
4s2

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken40
Runs Conceded1033
Bowling Average25.82
Balls Bowled1454
Economy Rate4.26
Best Bowling Figures5/38

Jack Jarvis

Jack Jarvis is a 20-year-old right-arm fast bowler. He made his one-day international debut against Nepal at Kirtipur on 17 February 2023. He is a new entrant to the Scotland ODI team.

Jack Jarvis Scotland Cricket Team Playing Eleven (ODI)

He is still very young and has a bright future ahead of him.

Batting Record

Matches Played03
Runs28
Batting Average9.33
Balls Faced47
Strike Rate59.57
100s0
50s0
Highest Score26
6s1
4s1

Bowling Record

Wickets Taken0
Runs Conceded71
Bowling Average
Balls Bowled60
Economy Rate7.10
Best Bowling Figures

How many ODIs did Scotland win?

Scotland has won 68 ODI matches.

Who is the coach of the cricket team of Scotland?

Doug Watson is the current coach of cricket team of Scotland.

Who is the best batsman in the cricket team of Scotland?

Richie Berrington is the best batsman.

What is the highest ODI score by the Scotland team?

371/5 is the highest ODI score by the Scotland team.

Who is the current ODI captain of the Scotland cricket team?

Richie Berrington is the current ODI captain of team.

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