2008 Associates Tri-Series in Scotland

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2008 Associates Tri-Series in Scotland
Date 1 July, 2008 – 3 July, 2008
Location Scotland
Result  New Zealand win
Teams
 Ireland  New Zealand  Scotland
Captains
Kyle McCallan Daniel Vettori Ryan Watson
Most runs
Gary Wilson 60
Ryan Haire 56
Kyle McCallan 49
Brendan McCullum 188
Hamish Marshall 161
Ross Taylor 120
Gavin Hamilton 121
Colin Smith 70
Qasim Sheikh 41
Most wickets
Andrew White 2
Thinus Fourie &
Phil Eaglestoone &
Reinhardt Strydom &
Kyle McCallan &
Andre Botha 1
Jacob Oram &
Grant Elliott 4
Tim Southee &
Michael Mason 3
Dewald Nel 5
John Blain 3
Gordon Goudie 2

A tri-series in Scotland took place between 1 July and 3 July involving New Zealand, Ireland and Scotland. On 1 July, New Zealand beat Ireland by 290 runs. This became a new world record for the biggest margin of victory by runs. The previous world record was India's 257 run drubbing of Bermuda in the 2007 Cricket World Cup.

Points Table[edit]

Group Stage
Pos Team P W L T NR Points
1  New Zealand 2 2 0 0 0 4
2  Scotland 2 1 1 0 0 2
3  Ireland 2 0 2 0 0 0

Source: Cricinfo

Tri-Series[edit]

1st Match-New Zealand vs Ireland[edit]

New Zealand 
402/2 (50 overs)
v
 Ireland
112 (28.4 overs)
Brendon McCullum 166 (135)
Phil Eaglestone 1/60 (7 overs)
Peter Connell 22* (26)
Tim Southee 3/23 (6 overs)
 New Zealand won by 290 runs
Mannofield Park, Aberdeen, Scotland
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Germany) & Steve Davis (AUS)
  • New Zealand's 290 run win over Ireland is a new world record for the biggest margin of victory by runs. The previous world record was India's 257 run drubbing of Bermuda in the 2007 Cricket World Cup.

2nd Match-Ireland vs Scotland[edit]

Ireland 
210/8 (50 overs)
v
 Scotland
211/5 (47.3 overs)
Ryan Haire 54 (63)
Dewald Nel 4/25 (9 overs)
Gavin Hamilton 115 (150)
Andrew White 2/17 (4.3 overs)
 Scotland won by 5 wickets
Mannofield Park, Aberdeen, Scotland
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Germany) & Steve Davis (AUS)

3rd Match-New Zealand vs Scotland[edit]

Scotland 
101 (33.2 overs)
v
 New Zealand
102/2 (14.4 overs)
Qasim Sheikh 18 (43)
Grant Elliott 3/14 (7 overs)
Ross Taylor 61* (41)
Dewald Nel 1/34 (6 overs)
 New Zealand won by 8 wickets
Mannofield Park, Aberdeen, Scotland
Umpires: Paul Baldwin (Germany) & Steve Davis (AUS)