India-Scotland tie ends in a dampener

Updated: 18 September 2007 15:05 IST

India's opening match against Scotland in the Twenty20 World Cup at Durban was abandoned due to rain. The teams share the points 1-1.

Durban:

India's opening match against Scotland in the Twenty20 World Cup at Durban was abandoned due to rain. The teams share the points 1-1.

India need a net run rate of more than -2.50 against Pakistan to go through to the next round.

Earlier, Scotland captain Ryan Watson had won the toss and put India in to bat but heavy rains played spoilsport and the match was called off without a ball being bowled.

Teams

India: Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Robin Uthappa, Yuvraj Singh Dinesh Karthik, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt & wk), Irfan Pathan, Ajit Agarkar, Harbhajan Singh, RP Singh, Sreesanth.

Scotland: Ryan Watson(capt.), Fraser Watts, Navdeep Poonia, Gavin Hamilton, Neil McCallum, Dougie Brown, CJO Smith, Majid Haq, Craig Wright, John Blain, Dewald Nel.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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