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Hosts United Nations Start off T20 World Cup in an Impressive Fashion

USA vs CAN Match Summary For T20 World Cup 2024

Here’s How USA Started T20 World Cup 2024 on a Thrilling Note 

USA vs CAN Match Summary: The T20 World Cup started in pretty good fashion with a win over neighboring nation Canada in the season opener here in Dallas. USA not only won the game but made a huge statement in showing that they are not a small team when it comes to T20 cricket. The win with seven wickets has now definitely boosted the USA’s hopes of moving into the next rounds of the competition.

Aaron Jones the middle-order batter of the USA showed that he is no less when compared to hitting sixes as he struck 10 massive sixes and four boundaries in his unbeaten 94 knock. Chasing a target of 194 the hosts pulled off a wonderful victory in the much-important group stage fixture of the 2024 T20 World Cup.

After winning the toss USA decided to bowl first where they gave away 194 runs in the first 20 overs. Navneet Dhaliwal and Nicholas Kirton’s wonderful half-centuries helped Canada to score 190+. However, We saw a poor bowling performance from the United States the batters certainly saved the day for them in this first match of the T20 World Cup.

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What Happened in the First Game of the T20 World Cup

In a game the host needed to win, their batter definitely did the job and made sure that the USA got the first win of the campaign. This game was full of emotions for the hosts as at one point it seemed like Canada was taking the game away. But it was Aaron Jones’s (94*) and Andries Gous’s (65) that saved the day for Americans.

Even after openers failed to give a good start the two Aaron and Andries pulled off a thriller against Canada. USA in the first 8 overs scored 48 runs and two wickets were down but in the next 9.4 overs, USA were 149/1. Huge thanks to Aaron Jones who smashed 10 sixes in this process.

Aaron Jones becomes the second person after Chris Gayle to hit 10 sixes in a T20 World Cup match. The important thing is he is a Jamaican and Barbadian-based power so it is no surprise for the kind of power he possesses. This is a big boost for the US going into the competition.

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Conclusion: A good start for Host United States of America

In a game full of up and down the bowler’s weakness alerts the host nation United States but the batter powers they possess are something now the opponents need to watch out for. With more matches against Ireland, India and Pakistan the United Nations team will be positive in making it to the next stages of the tournament.

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Abhinandan Krishnan
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T20 WORLD CUP 2024 POINTS TABLE

GROUP A

TEAMMWLPTNRR
IND33061.137
USA32140.127
PAK31220.191
CAN3122-0.493
IRE2020-1.712

GROUP B

TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS33063.580
SCOT32052.164
NAM3122-2.098
ENG2011-1.800
OMA3030-1.613

GROUP C

TEAMMWL PTNRR
WI33062.596
AFG22045.225
UGA3122-4.217
PNG2020-0.434
NZ2020-2.425

GROUP D

TEAMMWLPTNRR
SA33060.603
BAN21120.075
NED21120.024
NEP2011-0.539
SL3021-0.777

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