ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers: Scotland Denied

For the winner of last night’s ICC World Cup Qualifier between Scotland and the West Indies, the prize was a spot in the 2019 World Cup. The Scots fell heartbreakingly short, losing by 5 runs. Neil Drysdale, our man in Scotland, reports on the game.

Kyle Coetzer’s 5000

With Scotland currently undefeated in the ODI World Cup Qualifiers, Neil Drysdale pays tribute to Scottish skipper Kyle Coetzer, the first Scot in the history of the game to make 5000 runs for his country.

Almanac Cricket: How do the minnows grow?

Neil Drysdale looks at the cricket pond in which the Scottish minnow swims. What is the future of the smaller cricketing nations? And what place the Intercontinental Cup?

All out for 0. In 4 Overs.

The true story of the day in 1964 when Scottish team Ross County were bowled out in four overs for zero. What is your team’s lowest score?

When Scotland Defeated Australia. At Cricket.

While the Scots have never beaten the All Blacks or the Brazilian soccer team, they have recorded a win over the Australian cricket team. In 1882. Neil Drysdale explains.

A Scottish Test XI

In response to a question resulting from his excellent Bradman in Aberdeen article, Neil Drysdale selects a Scottish Test XI. Some very interesting names are included.

Scotland v Australia in 1948: Bradman’s Last Match in Britain

Neil Drysdale has tracked down two spectators who attended Bradman’s final match in Britain, the Scotland v Australia game at Aberdeen in 1948 (Superb piece Neil -ed)