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Live Reporting

By Mark Mitchener

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    That's it from Nagpur - Scotland are out, Zimbabwe march on, and Marc Higginson's match report is there for your perusal.

    In about half-an-hour's time, it's today's second game between Afghanistan and Hong Kong. You'll be able to watch in-play highlights here on the BBC Sport website from 14:00 GMT. But it's goodbye from us for now.

  2. WATCH: Cross concedes four byes

    Scottish wicketkeepers of a nervous disposition, look away now - young keepers, watch and learn from this. Matthew Cross conceding four byes.

  3. WATCH: Masakadza and Sibanda collide

    ...and cricket fan or not, I'm sure you'll want to watch that collision between Hamilton Masakadza and Vusi Sibanda. Sibanda needed a bit of treatment, but thankfully he doesn't appear to be seriously hurt, although he did not take the field.

  4. WATCH: Williams' best bits

    Zimbabwe fans out there may enjoy watching the best bits of Sean Williams' half-century today...

  5. WATCH: Raza's stunning catch

    This tournament is only three days old, and already we've seen some absolutely outstanding field. To add to Zeeshan Maqsood's superb catch for Oman and Gary Wilson's incredible boundary stop for Ireland, today's catch by Sikandar Raza to dismiss Kyle Coetzer is well worth another look.

  6. Captain's view

    Scotland captain Preston Mommsen: "It was a difficult start for us, they bowled well up front and we had the chance to have a crack at the end. We knew we had to be positive, and had that partnership [with Richie Berrington] gone on another two or three overs, we might have made it."

  7. Captain's view

    Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza: "We played really well, the guys are starting to gel and it's looking positive for us. The boys are believing in themselves more and going out and impressing themselves."

    How's Vusi Sibanda, with whom Masakadza collided while batting early on?

    "I think he's OK."

  8. Warm-up news

    While we're waiting for the captains, I can tell you that Ireland's women have lost their warm-up game against India by 29 runs, despite Cath Dalton hitting 37 and skipper Isobel Joyce 28, they finished on 118-9 chasing 148 to win.

  9. Sympathy for the Scots

  10. Table permutations

    So if Afghanistan win this afternoon, the maths are simple - Zimbabwe-Afghanistan is a winner-takes-all, Scotland-Hong Kong is a wooden spoon game.

    But... if Hong Kong beat Afghanistan and Scotland, and then Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe, you'd have three teams (HK, Zim & Afg) all on four points and it would go to net run rate.

    Alternatively, if Hong Kong beat Afghanistan but lose to Scotland, and then Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe, it goes to net run-rate between ZImbabwe and Afghanistan.

  11. Man of the match

    Zimbabwe spinner Wellington Masakadza, who took 4-28: "It's been a long time coming, I'm so happy trying to get my team to qualify. I was trying not to go for many [runs] and pick up wickets. I've opened the bowling a couple of times and it's been good."

    I take back what I said about the engraver being able to carve Sean Williams' name on the medal!

  12. Post update

    Well, Scotland have one more group game to play, against Hong Kong on Saturday, but that is looking like a wooden spoon match. Zimbabwe march on, and will qualify for the Super 10 stage if they beat Afghanistan on the same day.

  13. Champagne moment

    ZIMBABWE BEAT SCOTLAND BY 11 RUNS

  14. WICKET

    Evans b Tiripano 0 (Sco 136 all out)

    Alasdair Evans has a traditional number 11 batsman's slog - as he has to, with boundaries needed - and misses a straight ball, Tiripano hits, and Evans is bowled. It's all over.

    Zimbabwe win by 11 runs, and Scotland are eliminated.

  15. Sco 136-9 (target 148)

    Watt heaves down to long-on, no hope of a second run. 12 needed from three with Evans on strike for the first time.

  16. Sco 135-9 (target 148)

    Third umpire Ian Gould has a look at a couple of angles, and rules that Watt is not out. 13 more needed from four balls.

  17. Umpire review

    Watt steers the ball to long-off, Evans comes back for the second, has Watt made it back to the striker's end in time?

  18. Sco 133-9 (target 148)

    Mark Watt may have to do the business here for Scotland - as Evans has only ever scored one run in any Twenty20 cricket (not just internationals). But Watt swipes the first ball of the final over, bowled by Tiripano, over the vacant slip cordon for four. 15 needed from five balls.

  19. Sco 129-9 (target 148)

    Last man is Alasdair Evans. Watt bunts a single to ensure he'll be on strike for the last over, when 19 will be needed. (Or 18 for a super over!)

  20. WICKET

    Davey c Raza b Panyangara 24 (Sco 128-9)

    Davey goes for the boundary - and holes out at long-on. He's hit 24 from 13 balls, but it's not enough for Scotland who are staring at defeat. Seven balls left to score 20 runs, with the last pair together.