Scotland beats Ireland in high scoring thriller

Scotland beat Ireland by five wickets in the second One-Day International in the tri-series at The Grange in Edinburgh.

Ireland posted the challenging target of 320 with help of the Paul Stirling’s 113 and Alex Cusack’s 71.

Scotland chased down the target brilliantly thanks to Kyle Coetzer’s 89 and Richie Berrington’s 56. Scotland ended at 323 for 5 in its 48.3 overs

Scotland need to beat Sri Lanka in the final league game on Wednesday to win the series.

The first game between Ireland and Sri Lanka on Monday was washed out without a ball being bowled.

Scotland 323 for 5 (Coezter 89, Berrington 56, Watts 54, Davey 50) beat Ireland 320 for 8 (Stirling 113, Cusack 71, Mommsen 3-26) by five wickets

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