Scotland cricket team is a team that plays cricket for the national side of Scotland. They became the part of Associate Members of the ICC in 1994. Thereafter, Scotland has played a total of 8 World Cups. They have played in 1999, 2007 and 2015 in the 50 Over World Cup. Whereas, the team has featured in 5 T2o World Cups in the year 2007, 2009, 2016, 2021 and 2022. Their first win in the World Cup came against Hong Kong in the 2016 T20 World Cup.


In Alloa, Scotland, a cricket match was played for the first time on record. However, it would be another 80 years until Scotland’s national team played their first full match. They defeated English county Surrey by 172 runs in 1865.
Additionally, the Scottish Cricket Union was established in 1879. Moreover, three years later, the national team defeated Australia by seven wickets. The cricket union ceased to exist in 1883. The Grange Cricket Club managed the sport until 1909. However, they lost to  Ireland in the first game against them, which took place in Dublin in 1888.

In 1905, Scotland faced the visiting Australians in their first game under the new first-class status. Hubert Johnston led his team to an epic draw. At the commencement of World War II, they also faced South Africa, the West Indies, an all-Indian squad, and New Zealand.
Additionally, Australia played two games in Scotland in 1948. They played these games as part of their tour that began and ended in England. Australia won both these matches marked Don Bradman’s final appearances on the world stage. The Don made a magnificent undefeated 123 to win the innings in the usual fashion.

Scotland participated in the inaugural Benson & Hedges Cup in 1980. Moreover, it was their first opportunity to play domestic cricket in England. They participated in the NatWest Trophy three years later. They defeated Lancashire in 1986 for their first Benson & Hedges triumph.




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