SCOTLAND lost the opening match of their CB40 campaign as a combination of a top order batting collapse and a torrential hailstorm led to an 18-run win for holders Surrey on the D/L method.
Set a revised target of 183 from 38 overs following a rain delay, the Saltires slumped to 66-5. However, a half-century stand between Richie Berrington and Majid Haq had given them a glimmer of hope before the temperature dropped and the heavens opened. They still required 65 runs from nine overs but, with Berrington on 43, the Saltires were in contention.
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