George Munsey bats Scotland to thumping ten-wicket victory

Munsey was on 99 when the scores were level and later managed to hit a boundary to register his maiden ODI ton.

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George Munsey, the Scottish opening batter starred with the bat with an unbeaten hundred as Scotland thrashed Namibia in the second match of the Tri-Nation series in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Munsey smashed 12 boundaries and 7 sixes in his player-of-the-match innings with his opening partner Kyle Coetzer, who remained unbeaten on 46 off 72 balls at the other end. Munsey was unbeaten on 99 when the scores were level. However, he managed to hit a boundary to register his maiden ODI century in 61 balls.

The record-opening partnership reached the target comfortably in just 22.1 overs.

Put into bat, Namibia were bowled out for 153 runs inside 40 overs. Opener Lo-handre Louwrens top-scored with 54 runs. Bernard Scholtz, one of the only four Namibian batters who managed double digits played a handy 30 runs.

Michael Leask was the pick of the bowlers with 4-24 in his 8.2 overs. Safyaan Sharif and Mark Watt grabbed three wickets apiece.

Scotland with three matches in hand secured the top of the table. They will play the hosts Nepal on Friday at the same venue.

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