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Scotland T20 Squad | Scotland Men’s Cricket Team: Scotland Cricket Team in 2024

Scotland’s T20 cricket team has solidified its position as a formidable challenger on the global stage. The site is inspired by a very ambitious vision of itself as a T20 superpower. Their ambitions are about more than just competitiveness, but also about making an entire cricket-loving nation proud and getting automatic qualification for major tournaments. By targeting the top 10 ICC T20 rankings, regular knockout appearances, explosive batsmen and skillful bowlers, Scotland shows the way forward to T20 glory. Such accomplishments as historic World Cup victories in 2016 and 2022 underpin its pedigree and ability to compete with the best teams at the international level. As they prepare for the 2024 World Cup T20, Scotland’s blend of experience with emerging talent poses a massive challenge to their opponents. Coming off previous successes, they will be looking to build momentum which might see them make it to knock-out stages for the first time. Famous for being giant killers against top teams and desiring magical moments Scotland’s journey in the 2024 World Cup T20 promises a delightful spectacle and possible success that cement them among elite teams in the global T20.

Scotland T20 Cricket Team

Player Name Speciality Age 
Richie BerringtonTop order Batter36
Matthew CrossWicketkeeper Batter31
Ollie HairsOpening Batter32
George MunseyOpening Batter31
Andrew UmeedOpening Batter27
Michael LeaskAll-rounder33
Brandon McMullenBatting All-rounder24
Chris GreavesBowler33
Jack JarvisBowler20
Gavin MainBowler29
Safyaan SharifBowler32
Mark WattBowler27
Bradley CurrieBowler25
James DickinsonBowler25
Charlie TearBowler19

Richie Berrington

Richie Berrington

Richie Berrington is an important top-order bat who performs like one for Scotland. His dynamic batting style coupled with versatile bowling adds depth to his team’s batting line-up and contributes stability when most required.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches87106
Runs20402576
Innings79100
Not Out1518
Balls Faced15431982
High Score100100
Average31.8731.41
Strike Rate132.2129.96
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches87106
Balls518735
Innings4155
Runs660941
Wickets2836
Average23.5726.13
Strike Rate18.520.4

Matthew Cross

Matthew Cross

Matthew Cross plays as wicketkeeper-batter because of his skills behind stumps and what he does with bat in hand. Right-handed batsman playing as opener/wicket-keeper for his team.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches6774
Runs10821179
Innings5661
Not Out912
Balls Faced9451013
High Score6666
Average23.0224.06
Strike Rate114.49116.38

Ollie Hairs

Ollie Hairs

Ollie Hairs or Oli is a cricketer aged 33 years old. In addition to being an opening batsman who provides some stability while attacking at the same time; a left-hander can also bowl right-arm off-breaks.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches2222
Runs392392
Innings2222
Not Out33
Balls Faced207207
High Score127127
Average20.6320.63
Strike Rate189.37189.37

George Munsey

George Munsey

George Munsey is left-hand bat cum right-arm medium-fast bowler who has become prominent within Scottish cricket. Mainly playing as an opening batter, Munsey brings his style of flamboyance and power to the crease. Interestingly, Munsey initially harboured dreams of becoming a professional golfer but found his passion for cricket during his time at the Loretto School in Edinburgh.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches6576
Runs17981946
Innings6374
Not Out45
Balls Faced12541373
High Score132132
Average30.4728.2
Strike Rate143.3814173

Andrew Umeed

Andrew Umeed

Also known as Andy Umeed, Andrew Umeed is a right-hand batsman and he plays as the opener batsman in cricket. His batting style is characterized by patience and technique which makes him a reliable player at the top order for the team. Also, he can be used as a break bowler which serves alternative purposes within his multifaceted game.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches
Runs
Innings
Not Out
Balls Faced
High Score
Average
Strike Rate
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches
Balls
Innings
Runs
Wickets
Average
Strike Rate

Michael Leask

Michael Leask

Michael Leask from Scotland is an all-rounder who is known for being versatile on the field. He uses his right hand to bat and bowl off-breaks.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches5775
Runs613746
Innings4660
Not Out79
Balls Faced473572
High Score5858
Average15.7114.62
Strike Rate129.59130.41
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches5775
Balls669753
Innings4350
Runs867970
Wickets3842
Average22.8123.09
Strike Rate17.617.9

Brandon McMullen

Brandon McMullen

Brandon McMullen is both a good batsman and bowler. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches99
Runs223223
Innings99
Not Out11
Balls Faced156156
High Score9696
Average27.8727.87
Strike Rate142.94142.94
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches99
Balls2626
Innings44
Runs5757
Wickets11
Average5757
Strike Rate3636

Chris Greaves

Chris Greaves

Brandon Chris Greaves is such a promising talent in the cricket world with a right-hand batting style and leg-break bowling skills that make him versatile enough on the ground.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches2222
Runs235235
Innings1717
Not Out66
Balls Faced213213
High Score4545
Average21.3621.36
Strike Rate110.32110.32
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches2222
Balls288288
Innings1818
Runs373373
Wickets1313
Average28.6928.69
Strike Rate22.122.1

Jack Jarvis

Jack Jarvis

An emerging cricket player, Jack Jarvis, is a young talent at 20 years old. As a versatile player with a right-hand batting style and right-arm medium-fast bowling, he showcases his skills as well. His ability to deliver a medium fast pace adds depth to Scotland’s bowling attack apart from the fact that he’s primarily renowned for his skills in bowling. 

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches33
Runs4545
Innings33
Not Out00
Balls Faced5353
High Score2121
Average1515
Strike Rate84.984.9
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches33
Balls6666
Innings33
Runs6868
Wickets77
Average9.719.71
Strike Rate9.49.4

Gavin Main

Gavin Main

Gavin Main is on the map as a right-hand bat and right-arm fast bowler in cricket. He created quite an impact when he made his first-class debut for Durham against Nottinghamshire back in 2014. Like Calum MacLeod who also hails from Uddingston club, Main demonstrated his potential to become a great fast bowler capable of making substantial contributions to the success of his team.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches1414
Runs1212
Innings33
Not Out33
Balls Faced1616
High Score1212
Average
Strike Rate7575
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches1414
Balls206206
Innings1212
Runs294294
Wickets1717
Average17.2917.29
Strike Rate12.112.1

Safyaan Sharif

Safyaan Sharif

Safyaan Sharif is another important figure in Scottish cricket who is a right-hand bat and right-arm medium-fast bowler. At twenty years old, he debuted for Scotland showing off his talent and potential. Besides being identified primarily as an outstanding bowler, Sharif can help strengthen their attack by delivering medium-fast balls.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches6588
Runs175227
Innings2835
Not Out1519
Balls Faced155201
High Score2626
Average13.4614.18
Strike Rate112.9112.93
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches6588
Balls13091758
Innings6487
Runs17512268
Wickets7298
Average24.3123.14
Strike Rate18.117.9

Mark Watt

Mark Watt

Mark Watt is one of the key figures in Scottish cricket – a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and left-hand bat. His ability to turn the ball makes him dangerous for batsmen as well as gives him control over the game’s tempo through crafty spin bowling.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches60100
Runs178252
Innings2640
Not Out1014
Balls Faced151228
High Score3131
Average11.129.69
Strike Rate117.88110.52
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches60100
Balls12562077
Innings5898
Runs14332618
Wickets7297
Average19.926.98
Strike Rate17.421.4

Bradley Currie

Bradley Currie

Having tried out for Sussex this year Bradley Currie was an impressive slow left-arm orthodox bowler and left-hand bat during his trial at Sussex in mid-2022. It was at Lord’s Cricket ground that Currie got himself noticed after taking six wickets on debut which was just fantastic.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches814
Runs88
Innings12
Not Out12
Balls Faced1516
High Score88
Average
Strike Rate53.3350
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches814
Balls168258
Innings814
Runs125238
Wickets1621
Average7.8111.33
Strike Rate10.512.2

James Dickinson

James Dickinson

James Dickinson is a talented leg-break googly bowler whose batting style sets him apart from any other cricketer on earth such that playing with him feels like having an extra man on your side.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches11
Runs1515
Innings11
Not Out00
Balls Faced1414
High Score1515
Average1515
Strike Rate107.14107.14
Bowling
T20IsT20s
Matches11
Balls2424
Innings11
Runs2323
Wickets11
Average2323
Strike Rate2424

Charlie Tear

Charlie Tear

Under the watchful guidance of former Sussex captain Chris Adams at Seaford College, Charlie Tear, right-hand bat and wicket keeper emerged as a promising talent. In his early senior appearances for the club, Tear showcased his batting prowess by scoring a half-century, highlighting his potential as a skilled cricketer.

Batting
T20IsT20s
Matches88
Runs3232
Innings22
Not Out00
Balls Faced3838
High Score1616
Average1616
Strike Rate84.2184.21

Scotland T20 Cricket Team Winning Records

TeamOppositionSpanTotal MatchesWonLostTiedNo Result 
ScotlandSouth Africa 2009 10100
ScotlandAfghanistan2010 – 202170700
ScotlandKenya2008 – 201985300
ScotlandZimbabwe2016 – 202251400
ScotlandHong Kong2015 – 201754100
ScotlandNamibia2019 – 202130300
ScotlandIndia2007 – 202120101
ScotlandBermuda2008 – 201922000
ScotlandOman2017 – 202144000
ScotlandDenmark2023 11000
ScotlandNew Zealand2009 – 202240400
ScotlandCanada201211000
ScotlandPakistan2007 – 202140400
ScotlandPapua New Guinea2019 – 202133000
ScotlandAustria202311000
ScotlandGermany202311000
ScotlandSingapore201910100
ScotlandBangladesh 2012 – 202122000
ScotlandNetherlands2008 – 2019137600
ScotlandWest Indies202211000
ScotlandIreland2008 – 2023154812
ScotlandItaly202311000
ScotlandUnited Arab Emirates2015 – 202464200
ScotlandJersey202311000

Scotland T20 Cricket Team  World Cup Records

YearTotal MatchesWonLostNo Result
2007 – 20082011
20092020
2015 – 20163120
2021 – 20228350
2022 – 20233120

Scotland T20 Cricket Team  Coach

The Tartan Army of Scotland is moving forward under the guidance of a passionate coaching team who are united in their vision for the forthcoming 2024 World Cup. 

Head Coach – Doug Watson

Watson, who was appointed in 2023, has vast experience in coaching different clubs within his country and even serving as an interim coach for Scotland during the World Cup qualifiers of 2023 when they were successful. His aggressive batting approach, well-thought-out bowling plans and a winning culture have all been key factors in the recent growth of Scotland cricket.

Assistant Coach – Craig Wright

A former Scotland cricketer and captain, Wright became part of the coaching staff in 2022. His multiple experiences playing in different T20 leagues and deep knowledge of Scottish Cricket would be valuable towards developing all-round players. 

Scotland’s coaching staff has a combination of experienced personnel, a focus on player development and a shared vision which gives it a good grounding towards guiding its team in achieving its World Cup dreams. Their aggressive batting approach combined with strategic bowling and enhancing their fielding makes them a squad to be reckoned with next year. It does not matter if they achieve their dream of reaching the knockout stages or not Scotland’s way through this tournament will be both thrilling and proof that many hands make light work.

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