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ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Fans React As USA Beat Pakistan In A Thrilling Game

ICC T20 World Cup 2024: Fans React As USA Beat Pakistan In A Thrilling Game
USA vs Pakistan

The United States of America created a major upset as they stunned Pakistan in a Super Over played at Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas, Texas on 6th June 2024.

Aaron Jones and Harmeet Singh came to bat for USA in the Super Over. Mohammad Aamir struggled with his bowling giving away 18 runs including 3 wide deliveries. Saurabh Netravalkar got the wicket of Iftikhar Ahmed. He held onto his nerves giving away 13 runs to help the USA register the first major upset of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024.

Chasing down 160 runs to win, Monak Patel and Steven Taylor began off to a positive start putting pressure on the Pakistani bowling. Taylor was dismissed caught by Mohammad Rizwan. USA openers put on 36 runs for the opening wicket.

Monak Patel looked in great touch keeping the scoreboard ticking along with Andries Gous. Both USA batters did not allow Pakistan bowlers to settle and kept the momentum going for the hosts. Monak Patel looked in sublime touch reaching fifty off 34 balls. Haris Rauf struck in his returning spell dismissing Gous with beauty. Gous and Monak Patel added 68 runs for the 2nd wicket.

Mohammad Aamir got rid of the other well-set Monak Patel to bring back Pakistan into the match. The match went right down the wire as Aaron Jones looked in good touch keeping the scoreboard ticking. Nitish Kumar hit a boundary off the final delivery to help the USA go into Super Over.

USA bowlers did a superb job

USA captain Monak Patel won the toss and decided to field first. Netravalkar got the initial breakthrough dismissing Mohammad Rizwan with a stunning catch by Steve Taylor. Kenjige was included in the playing XI and got rid of Usman Khan. Ali Khan dismissed Fakhar Zaman at short third man to leave Pakistan in trouble at 26 for 3.

Babar Azam struggled badly with his batting, scoring just 10 off 24 balls. Babar Azam and Shahbad Khan upped the ante keeping the scoreboard ticking. Kenjige struck twice off successive balls dismissing Shahbad and Azam Khan. Shahbad and Babar added 72 runs for the 4th wicket.

Shaheen Shah Afridi scored important runs in the final few overs to help Pakistan post 159 for 7 in 20 overs.

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