SCO vs UGA, T20 World Cup Warm-up: Match Prediction, Dream11 Team | Scotland vs Uganda 2024

Welcome to the 8th game of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Warmup Matches 2024! Today, Scotland will face off against Uganda in what promises to be an exciting encounter. This will be Scotland’s first warmup game, and they will aim to acclimate to the conditions with a solid performance. Uganda, on the other hand, is looking to bounce back after a loss to Namibia in their opening warmup match.

Teams Preview

Scotland Preview

Richie Berrington’s Scotland is gearing up for the mega tournament with high expectations. Despite a challenging series in the Netherlands recently, they are looking to iron out their issues and gain confidence. The team’s strength lies in its experienced players and powerful batting lineup. George Munsey and Michael Jones will be crucial at the top, while Calum MacLeod, Berrington, and Matthew Cross will anchor the middle order. The all-round skills of Chris Greaves, Michael Leask, and Mark Watt add depth.




In the bowling department, Mark Watt and Brad Wheal are expected to make early breakthroughs. Chris Sole and Safyaan Sharif will aim to maintain pressure during the middle overs. Overall, Scotland’s balanced squad makes them a formidable opponent.

Scotland Predicted Playing XI: Richie Berrington (c), Matthew Cross, Brad Currie, Chris Greaves, Oli Hairs, Jack Jarvis, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Brandon McMullen, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Charlie Tear, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal

Uganda Preview

Uganda, led by Brian Masaba, is eager to improve after a disappointing loss to Namibia. Their batting lineup, which struggled in the last game, needs to step up. Robinson Obuya and Ronak Patel will be key at the top, while Roger Mukasa, Riazat Ali Shah, and Alpesh Ramjani need to build solid partnerships in the middle order. Dinesh Nakrani and Kenneth Waiswa’s ability to score quickly in the lower order will be crucial.

The bowling unit must improve, with Cosmas Kyewuta and Juma Miyagi expected to make early inroads. Bilal Hassan, Frank Nsubuga, and Dinesh Nakrani must control the middle overs to restrict the strong Scottish lineup.

Uganda Predicted Playing XI: Brian Masaba (c), Robinson Obuya, Ronak Patel, Roger Mukasa, Riazat Ali Shah, Alpesh Ramjani, Dinesh Nakrani, Kenneth Waiswa, Cosmas Kyewuta, Juma Miyagi, Bilal Hassan, Frank Nsubuga, Henry Ssenyondo

Weather Conditions

The weather in Trinidad is expected to be mostly clear, providing excellent playing conditions. The pitch at Brian Lara Stadium will offer pace and bounce early on, favoring bowlers who pitch the ball up. Batsmen will need to be cautious and aggressive, aiming for a score of over 170 to defend successfully.

Pitch Report

Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad, favors batsmen with its shorter boundaries. Fast bowlers who can swing the ball early on will find success, while spinners are likely to benefit from the pitch’s turn and bounce as the game progresses. Winning the toss and opting to bowl first has been the trend, making it easier to chase down totals.

Winning Prediction

Uganda faces a tough challenge against a strong Scottish side. While Uganda will aim to rectify their batting issues, Scotland’s experienced and balanced team gives them a significant edge. We predict Scotland to win this match comfortably.

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