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America defeated former champion Pakistan in T-20 World Cup: The host won the match in super over; 2 players of Indian origin became heroes

America defeated former champion Pakistan in T-20 World Cup: The host won the match in super over; 2 players of Indian origin became heroes


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America, which is hosting the T20 World Cup for the first time and playing the World Cup for the first time, has created history. America defeated the 2009 champion Pakistan in the Super Over.

The match was interesting and the winner of the match was not decided till the last over. The decision was made in the super over. This was the second super over match of this World Cup. Earlier, Namibia had defeated Oman in the super over.

Before this whole story, know that America is being captained by Gujarat-born Monak Patel, who has played for Gujarat’s Under-19 team in India.

The team has Saurabh Netravalkar, who has played for India in the Under-19 World Cup in 2010. Harmeet Singh has played in the Under-19 World Cup in 2010 and 2012. Jasdeep was among the probables for the 2011 Under-19 World Cup.

All four of them have contributed to the American team that made history. Especially Monank and Netrawalkar.

Many former cricketers have reacted to Pakistan’s defeat…
Shoaib Akhtar He said, Pakistan suffered a shameful defeat. We did not get a good start. Pakistan did not deserve to win here.

wasim akram He said, the turning point of the match was that America took the early wickets. There was a small partnership between Babar and Shadab for Pakistan but apart from them no one else performed. Fielding was very poor. Overall the performance was not good.

wasim jaffer wrote on Instagram, all the fans are enjoying America’s victory against Pakistan. Along with this, he also congratulated captain Monak Patel and said that today you have received the respect of the cricket world.

Before the analysis of Pakistan-USA match, the thrill of the last over…

Pakistan had given a target of 159 runs to America. Babar Azam scored the highest 44 runs. After him, all-rounder Shadab Khan contributed 40 runs. Nostush Kenjige took 3 wickets and Netravalkar took 2 wickets. Monank scored a fifty for America. Andris Gaus scored 35 and Aaron Jones scored 36 runs to tie the score.

The match was tied, now the story of the super over

America’s Match Winner

Nostush Kenjige sent 3 Pakistani batsmen to the pavilion. He took the wickets of Usman Khan, Shadab Khan and Azam Khan.

Nostush Kenjige sent 3 Pakistani batsmen to the pavilion. He took the wickets of Usman Khan, Shadab Khan and Azam Khan.

Nostush kenzige… He is the real hero of America’s historic victory against Pakistan. He put pressure on Pakistan in the powerplay by dismissing Usman Khan for 3 runs on the third ball of the third over of the match.

By taking the wicket of Shadab Khan in the 13th over, he broke the 72-run partnership with Babar. Not only this, he put pressure on Pakistan in the middle overs by dismissing explosive batsman Azam Khan for zero.

Heroes of Victory

1. Monank Patel
He came to open in the chase of 160 runs and played a sensible innings of 50 runs in 38 balls. He was defensive on good balls and hit boundaries on bad balls. He hit 7 fours and a six. Monank made 2 important partnerships in the top order. He was also selected as the Player of the Match.

2. Andris Gauss
After Taylor was out on a score of 36 runs, he took over the innings along with captain Monank and took the team past 100. Gauss played an innings of 35 runs in 26 balls. Both of them added 36 runs.

3. Aaron Jones
He scored an unbeaten 36 off 26 balls. He scored at a strike rate of 138.46 with the help of 2 fours and 2 sixes. Jones tied the match by making an unbeaten partnership of 48 runs off 35 balls with Nitish Kumar in the death overs.

The Turning Point

  • First: Nitish hits a four on the last ball of the 20th over The last over of the match was bowled by Haris Rauf. While defending 15 runs, Harris had conceded 10 runs in the first 5 balls. In such a situation, America needed 5 runs in one ball to win and Nitish Kumar hit a four to tie the match.
  • Second: Iftikhar’s wicket in the super over In the super over, the American batsmen set a target of 19 runs by scoring 18 runs in Mohammad Aamir’s over. 5 runs were scored on Saurabh’s first 3 balls. Then Nitish Kumar took a brilliant catch and sent Iftikhar to the pavilion.

3 reasons for defeat…

1. Bad start for Pakistan
USA won the toss and chose to bowl and Pakistan had a bad start. The team lost 3 wickets for 30 runs in the powerplay. Opener Mohammad Rizwan was out after scoring 9 runs and Usman Khan was out after scoring 3 runs.

2. No wicket in the first 5 overs, USA has a good start
Pakistan’s fast bowlers could not take wickets in the first 5 overs. In such a situation, Stephen Taylor and Monak Patel managed to give the team a good start. Both of them made an opening partnership of 36 runs. There was no pressure after Taylor was out in the last over of the powerplay.

3. Shaheen Afridi missed catches
In the fourth over of the American innings, captain Monak Patel got a reprieve. Patel’s catch was dropped by Shaheen Afridi at long off. He was playing at 12 runs then. After getting a reprieve, Monak scored a half century. In the last over of the innings, Shaheen also dropped the catch of Jones.

Fighter of the Match

Saurabh saved 19 runs in the super over against batsmen like Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed and Shadab Khan. Saurabh bowled on the right line in the pressure moment. He kept the ball away from the batsmen and bowled according to the fielding. He dismissed Iftikhar Ahmed on the third ball of the super over and ended Pakistan’s hopes of victory.

PAK Vs USA Playing XI

USA: Monak Patel (captain), Steven Taylor, Aaron Jones, Andris Gaus, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Jasdeep Singh, Nostush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar and Ali Khan.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Usman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Amir, Haris Rauf.

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