Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of 13th place play-off semi-final of the ongoing ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. The match will be played between Fiji Under 19 and Scotland Under 19 sides at Cox Bazar. Fiji and Scotland have not won a single match this season until any of the matches played while Scotland remain in the same position as well. This becomes a very crucial match in order to proceed to the next level. Considering this is the 13th place semi-final it is a do or die situation for both these teams if they need to proceed ahead. Scotland are potential team but need to comes out stronger and Fiji has shown capabilities to win but have not witnessed the sight yet. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: ICC Under 19 World Cup 2016, Scotland Under 19 vs Fiji Under 19 13th Place Play-Off Semi-Final at Cox Bazar

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 149 in 42.2 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Petero Cabebula 2 (14): Vuniwaqa out for 80 and that ends the innings for Fiji and they are out of the under-19 world cup 2016. Cameron Sloman picks three wickets. After a fabulous maiden over from Mitchell Rao, Scotland looked for early finish and end the innings for Fiji within 43rd over.

OUT! Peni Vuniwaqa caught by Flack and bowled by Sloman 80

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 149/9 in 41 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Peni Vuniwaqa 80, Petero Cabebula2 (8): And just when Fiji were playing an uplifting innings, wicket falls down and now comes in Petero Cabebula. Vuniwaqa wants to take Fiji to unexpected victory and has gone huge on his spell McCreath. Another huge one on in this over.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 128/8 in 37 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Peni Vuniwaqa 61 (106), T Veitacini 2 (1): Vuniwaqa is approaching his half-century and Fiji have got their 100 runs successfully after 7 wickets down. Vuniwaqa plays a boundary and three single runs from that 33rd over. Mitchell Rao comes to bowl for 34th over and once again just a single run given away. And a wicket down Fiji once again with McCreath picking his third wicket in 35th over. Vuniwaqa now just a run away from half-century and 37th over begin and he scores his half-century with a boundary comfortably and that is consecutive boundary. To add an icing on the cake one more to go for boundary, an expensive over by McCreath

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 97/7 in 31 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Peni Vuniwaqa 39 (84), Josaia Baleicikoibia 20 (16): Scotland are not conceding any run away with just singles given away Haris Aslam and Azeem Dar are giving just one run away in every over. Azeem Dar playing in 31st over and goes for a boundary finally with a single run until now. Baleicikoibia playing his shots to help Fiji reach 100-plus in the innings. Now Vuniwaqa goes for boundary and that ends the 31st over with 11 runs from that.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 84/7 in 28 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Peni Vuniwaqa 31 (69), Josaia Baleicikoibia 15 (13): So Fiji are 7 wickets down and Puni Vuniwaqa is still going strong with 30 runs up and Josaia Baleicikoibia new batsman on crease after wickets fall off. 28th over in process and Haris Aslam who picked two wickets comes into attack again and runs given away yet. Scotland are going strong against Fiji. And that over ends with just one run.

OUT! MK Cokovaki caught by Waller and bowled by Aslam 4

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 44/5 in 15 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Peni Vuniwaqa 9 (20), : Out goes Cakacaka and now comes Vaibhav Kapadia. Kapadia was the last man to come to play in the last match. MCreath now playing 15th over and 4 byes and maiden given in 14th over and one again a maiden over in process. Cakacaka went out in 12th over. Kapadia out by McCreath and his second wicket. 

OUT! Cakacaka caught by Whait and bowled by McCreath 6

OUT! Kapadia caught by Whait and bowled by McCreath 0

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, FIJI U19 33/3 in 10 Overs, TARGET 226, BATTING: Peni Vuniwaqa 9 (20), Cakacaka Tikoisuva 5 (13): So Fiji are crumbling once again with three wickets down already by 9th over. Cakacaka and Vuniwaqa are on crease. Ryan Brown and Cameron Sloman gets one and two wickets each .

OUT! S Tuitoga lbw by Sloman for 0

OUT! DS Marawai caught by Azeem Dar and bowled by Sloman for 16

OUT! T Yabaki bowled by Brown for 2

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 225 in 48.1 Overs: BATTING: Simon Whait 0 (0): So that completes the innings for Scotland as they get 225 all out in 48.1 overs. Baleicikoibia gets two wickets while Cakacaka gets four wickets which restricted Scotland well, but they managed to cross 200 plus runs on board. Finlay McCreath remaind highest run scorer for Scotland. Fiji need to achieve 226 runs from 50 overs.

OUT! Cameron Sloman caught by Tuitoga and bowled by Baleicikoibia 11

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 225/9 in 48 Overs: BATTING: Cameron Sloman 11 (7), Simon Whait 0 (0): McCreath just completed his half-century and just in  46th over Cakacaka Tikoisuva gets two wickets and that brings three wickets for him in a row. Two wickets down are Finlay McCreath and Haris Aslam. Now on crease are Mitchell Rao Cameron Sloman and Scotland entering 48th over and Cakacaka playing the last over with two runs in this over and Cakacaka gets his fourth in this over and this time it is 4th over.

OUT! Mitchell Rao bowled by Cakacaka Tikoisuva 2

OUT! Finlay McCreath caught by Tuitoga and bowled by Cakacaka Tikoisuva 60

OUT! Haris Aslam caught by Maraiwai and bowled by Cakacaka Tikoisuva 25

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 193/6 in 43 Overs: BATTING: Finlay McCreath 44 (74), Haris Aslam 23 (14): Finlay McCreath is playing well and is at 39 taking his team to 200-plus total to where they were. Josaia Baleicikoibia is bowling at the moment the 43rd over and with just a run conceded. Now that goes off for boundary by McCreath and he is on 43 can he score his half-century is to look out for. Haris Aslam is on 17 and until now 6 runs given away and Aslam ends the over with a huge big one!

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 156/6 in 40 Overs: BATTING: Finlay McCreath 30 (67), Haris Aslam 1 (4): And another down for Scotland. Peni Vuniwaqa gets his second for the innings and now comes Haris Aslam. Vuniwaqa has conceded a wide followed by no runs in 4oth over and just three runs from that over.

OUT! Ryan Brown caught bowled by Peni Vuniwaqa 22 (38)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 145/5 in 35 Overs: BATTING: Finlay McCreath 28 (58), Ryan Brown 18 (36): Fiji are playing strong on Scotland restricting them at every level. Scotland have lost 5 wickets so far with Owais Shah and Jack Waller gone off the crease. Now playing are Finlay McCreath and Ryan Brown who are looking to take Scotland to competitive total against Fiji. McCreath is playing strong at the moment with a boundary in every over.

OUT! Owais Shah run out by Vaibhav Kapadia 39 (64)

OUT! Jack Waller caught by Saimoni Tuitoga bowled by T Veitacini 5 (7)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 67/3 in 12 Overs: BATTING: Owais Shah 17 (17), Jack Waller 1 (1):  Josaia Baleicikoibia does it for Fiji picking another wicket for Scotland and Scotland lose their third wicket. Now comes in the new batsman Jack Waller. and Two wides from that over ending the 12th over giving away 7 runs with a wicket.

OUT! Ben Wilkinson caught by Saimoni Tuitoga and bowled by Josaia Baleicikoibia 20(31)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 54/2 in 10 Overs: BATTING: Owais Shah 17 (17), Ben Wilkinson 15 (23): Cakacaka Tikoisuva bowled a maiden 8th over restricting Scotland well. Peni Vuniwaqa comes in and gives away 13 runs summing up the previous over as well. Ben Wilkinson has played two FOUR in that 9th over. The 10th over saw just three runs conceded.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: Fiji U19 vs Scotland U19, SCOU19 20/2 in 5 Overs: BATTING: Owais Shah 2 (3), Ben Wilkinson 1 (7) — OH DEAR!!!! A couple down and what a shaky start to the Scottish campaign as they lose Azeem Dar and Neil Flack for mere seven and two, respectively, while Ben Wilkinson and Owais Shah make their way in. Scotland need to settle down before they fall into more trouble by losing more wickets.

OUT! Azeem Dar lbw b Peni Vuniwaqa 7 (16), Neil Flack c Saimoni Tuitoga b Cakacaka Tikoisuva 2 (4)

Scotland’s last match was against New Zealand and they lost by 7 wickets. New Zealand posed an achievable target and Scotland were unable to achieve the same with wickets falling off the hand. Haris Aslam was the only bowlers to pick maximum wickets for Scotland, while Owais Shah was highest run scorer. Fiji on the other hand have been very low in their performance with not scoring beyond 100 in runs which is not a good sign and they managed to score beyond 100 only against Afghanistan. Peni Vuniwaqa was highest wicket taker for Fiji is last match. They require run scorer in the team to win this must winning match.

Squads:

Scotland U19: Neil Flack(c), Azeem Dar, Owais Shah, Rory Johnston, Jack Waller, Finlay McCreath, Ryan Brown, Haris Aslam, Harris Carnegie(wk), Mitchell Rao, Mohammad Ghaffar

Fiji U19: Saimoni Tuitoga(c), Cakacaka Tikoisuva, Josaia Baleicikoibia, Peni Vuniwaqa, Samuel Saunokonoko(wk), Petero Cabebula, Tuwai Yabaki, T Veitacini, Malakai Cokovaki, Delaimatuku Maraiwai, Vaibhav Kapadia

LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD: ICC Under 19 World Cup 2016, Scotland Under 19 vs Fiji Under 19 13th Place Play-Off Semi-Final at Cox Bazar