Elliott century helps NZA to win over Scotland

DUNCAN JOHNSTONE
Last updated 06:54 21/08/2014
Grant Elliott
Getty
FINE FORM: Grant Elliott scored a century to help New Zealand A to a dominant win over Scotland.

Relevant offers

Cricket

Melbourne Renegades coach open to Big Bash League return for Chris Gayle Brendon McCullum fails as Gujrat Lions hammered by Delhi Daredevils in IPL All-conquering Australian cricket stars dropping like flies during 'rest period' Pakistan drop Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal on disciplinary grounds 'I thought I was dying,' says former England batsman James Taylor Shaun Marsh latest to be ruled out of Indian Premier League Pink ball must improve for more day-night Tests, says Adam Voges Steve Smith out of the IPL after suffering a wrist injury Adam Voges in hospital after being hit on the head in county cricket Otago Cricket Association set for staffing restructure

Grant Elliott's run-fest continued while cousins Michael and Doug Bracewell also starred as New Zealand A thumped Scotland by 97 runs in their one-day match in Edinburgh on Thursday.

Elliott produced a second consecutive century on this tour, scoring an unbeaten 103 as New Zealand amassed 369-6 off their 50 overs.

Michael Bracewell also hit a century, scoring 103, while opener Hamish Rutherford managed 98 as the runs flowed at Grange ground.

Scotland's chase never got going after pace bowler Doug Bracewell removed both openers for ducks. He collected another two wickets to finish with 4-50.

Scotland were eventually dismissed for 272 with 2.1 overs remaining.

Elliott was in startling form, smashing his runs off just 51 balls, hitting 13 fours and two sixes.

There were a couple of big partnerships during the rollicking New Zealand innings.

After opening Tom Latham was out for 36, Rutherford and Bracewell added 106 for the second wicket with Rutherford scoring at virtually a run a ball.

Bracewell and Elliott then added 125 runs for the third wicket.

This win followed New Zealand's 199-run victory in the opening match of the series. The teams play again tomorrow.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should bouncers be banned from cricket?

Yes - they're too dangerous

Neutral - it is what it is

No - it's just bad luck when it goes wrong

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content