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Pakistan vs America in T20 World Cup today: Pakistan will start its campaign, both teams will face each other for the first time

Pakistan vs America in T20 World Cup today: Pakistan will start its campaign, both teams will face each other for the first time


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The 11th match of the T20 World Cup will be played between America and Pakistan. With this match, Pakistan will start its campaign in this T20 World Cup. America defeated Canada by 7 wickets in the first match of this World Cup.

Pakistan has performed well in the last 2 T20 World Cups. Pakistan reached the semi-finals in the 2021 World Cup. Pakistan also played the final in the 2022 T20 World Cup. It was defeated by England in the final.

The match between USA and Pakistan will be played at Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas. This is the same ground where America played its first match. America and Canada together scored 391 runs in this ground.

On the other hand, America is fully prepared for this match. If we look at the recent matches, apart from defeating Canada in the World Cup, America surprised everyone by defeating Bangladesh 2-1 in the series played against Bangladesh before the World Cup.

The biggest headache for Pakistan is their batting. In the recent series played against England, they had to face a 2-0 defeat. The poor performance of the batsmen in this series was the reason for the defeat. Now it remains to be seen whether America will be able to cause the first upset of this World Cup by defeating Pakistan.

Match details before interesting facts and records of both teams

Group A, Match 11, Pakistan vs USA

June 6, Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas

Toss- 8:30 PM, Match start- 9 PM

Pakistan and America in T20 International
USA and Pakistan have not played any T20 International match against each other yet. These two teams will clash for the first time in the match to be held on June 6.

Importance of the match- Both teams are in Group A. The two strongest teams in this group are India and Pakistan. The only match in this group so far has been between Canada and America. In which America won. If America manages to upset Pakistan, then its chances of going to Super-8 will increase.

Roll of the toss- There was a rain of runs in the first match in Dallas. The team that wins the toss and chases will have an advantage in the match. The weather in Dallas will be 34 degrees Celsius. Due to the wind in Dallas, bowlers may get swing in the initial overs. There is a 10 percent chance of rain in the match.

Babar is Pakistan’s top scorer, Saurabh Netravalkar is USA’s top wicket taker

Players to watch….

(Recent Records)

  • Andris Gaus : America’s top order batsman played an innings of 65 runs in 46 balls against Canada in the first match of this T20 World Cup. In the recently played 7 matches, he has scored 226 runs at a strike rate of 149.
  • Monank Patel : America’s Monak Patel is an explosive opening batsman. He could not do much against Canada. If we look at the recent matches, Patel has scored 222 runs in 7 matches at a strike rate of 148. The team has high expectations from him.
  • Shadley Van Schalkwyk: He is a left arm pacer from America. He can be a headache for the Pakistani opener. Shadley Van has taken 8 wickets in the last 7 matches at an economy of 9.
  • Fakhar Zaman: Fakhar is such a batsman who can win any match on his own. If we look at the recent form of Pakistan, he is the best batsman of the team. He has scored 256 runs in the 7 matches played so far at a strike rate of 155.
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi: Pakistan’s fast bowler Shaheen can make the match one-sided with his swing. Shaheen has taken 18 wickets in the last 9 matches at an economy of 8.
Aaron Jones scored 94 runs against Canada

Aaron Jones scored 94 runs against Canada

PAK Vs USA Possible Playing XI
USA: Monak Patel (captain),
Aaron Jones, Andris Gaus, Corey Anderson, Ali Khan, Harmeet Singh, JC Singh, Milind Kumar, Saurabh Netralwakar, Shadley van Schalkwyk and Steven Taylor.
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Saim Ayub, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah.



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