USA Triumphs Over Canada in T20 World Cup Opener

In the opening match of the T20 World Cup, USA defeated Canada by 7 wickets. Canada's significant contributions came from Navneet Dhaliwal and Pargat Singh, while USA's successful chase was led by Andries Gous and Aaron Jones, sealing the victory with a score of 197/3 in 17.4 overs.


PTI | Dallas | Updated: 02-06-2024 10:34 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 10:34 IST
USA Triumphs Over Canada in T20 World Cup Opener
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In a thrilling start to the T20 World Cup, the USA emerged victorious against Canada, winning by 7 wickets. Canada posted a solid 194/5, with notable performances from Navneet Dhaliwal and Pargat Singh. However, USA's batsmen, Andries Gous and Aaron Jones, led a spectacular chase to achieve 197/3 in just 17.4 overs.

The match began with Canada batting first, where Aaron Johnson garnered 23 runs and Navneet Dhaliwal scored an impressive 61. Pargat Singh also contributed significantly with 57 before he was run out. Nicholas Kirton added 51, and Canada's innings concluded at 194/5.

Chasing the target, USA's Steven Taylor was dismissed for a duck, but solid plays from Monank Patel, who scored 16, Andries Gous with 65, and Aaron Jones's unbeaten 94 ensured a strong finish. USA reached the target comfortably, concluding at 197/3. Dillon Heyliger and Nikhil Dutta took key wickets for Canada, but it wasn't enough to contain the USA's batting prowess.

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