Scotland beat Thailand by 27 runs in the final game of Group A to seal a place in the semi-finals. They will face the Group B table toppers. Meanwhile, Uganda and Thailand are out of the competition. Uganda won 1 game while Thailand will bow out of the competition with no wins to their name.
Scholes has her 4th wicket of the day and Thailand's all hopes all down now. N Koncharoenkai, who was playing well gets cleaned up for 22. It should be Scotland now unless we are in for a surprise.
Maqsood breaks the partnership. Padunglerd is caught and bowled for 4.
The game is pretty poised right now but Scotland will hold the advantage because the top 5 of Thailand are back in the hut and their lower order is not well tested.
Scholes takes her 3rd wicket and Chantam has to depart after scoring 16.
Chantam on fire. 12 runs coming off that over by Chatterji which includes a four and a six.
What an over by Scholes! She has taken two wickets and a maiden. Although missed on a hattrick on the third ball of the over. Boochatham and Tippoch dismissed.
After 3 overs, Thailand have lost the wicket of Chaiwai scoring 11.
Scotland have recovered well to put on a competitive score of 97 on the board led by their skipper Kathryn Bryce's unbeaten 39. Thailand's batting has been their weak link. A win for Scotland will put them in contention for a semi-final spot. Thailand will chase 98 from 120 balls.
Kathryn Bryce's beautiful shot is just short of a maximum. Scotland are 79/6 with 2 overs to go. Decent recovery led by the skipper and was well supported by Glen for the 4th wicket.
Scotland have added 18 runs in the last 4 over losing Scholes in the process. Kathryn Bryce is joined by Glen. Scotland 32/3.
Padunglerd picks her 1st wicket as Rachel Scholes is gone scoring 6.
Scholes and Kathryn Bryce are steadily trying to stabilise the Scotland innings. Scotland 22/2.
The end of the powerplay here and Thailand are well ahead right now. Two wickets in the sixth over for skipper Tippoch.
The in-form Sarah Bryce is out being LBW by Tippoch. Second wicket for the Thai skipper in the over. Both the openers in the pavilion.
Lorna Jack falls for 6. Not a great tournament for the batter. Tippoch takes the first one. Scotland 13/1.
Scotland began pretty fiery with the bat in the first game. But didn't keep that in the second and continuing the same in the third. They are 5/0 after 3 with Sarah Bryce (1*) and Lorna Jack (3*). Sutthiruang has a maiden to her name.
Late start but no overs lost. Sutthiruang begins with a maiden over to Sarah Bryce.
Toss has been delayed by 15 minutes because of damp conditions.
Welcome to Match 9 of the ICC World T20 Qualifiers. Thailand have lost both their games and need to win this game with a wide margin and expect Ireland to win the other game. Whereas Scotland, even after winning will have to expect Ireland beat Uganda to comfortably ensure a second place.
Scotland record comprehensive win over Thailand, reach semis
Scotland defeated Thailand by 27 runs to record their second win of the tournament, sealing their place in the semi-finals. Winning the toss, Scotland elected to bat first. Scotland lost both their openers cheaply and were reduced to 24-3 in the 9th over. From there, skipper Kathryn Bryce played a captain’s knock, top-scoring for her side with 39* off 42 balls and was supported by Becky Glen (28 off 22) on the other end. The two stabilized the innings with their 45-run stand, helping their team reach a competitive total of 97. For Thailand, Nattaya Boochtham did the most damage,…