PAK vs USA: How many 'Indians' played a role in America's victory? Indian players shone even in the super over

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. America defeated Pakistan in a thrilling match of T20 World Cup 2024. This was America's second consecutive win in the tournament. America won this match through Super Over. American players performed brilliantly in the tournament. Some players born in India are also part of the American team. Out of 11, there are a total of 5 players who have a connection with India. Let us know who those players are and how was their performance for the team.

American batsman Monak Patel was born in Gujarat, India. He scored a brilliant half-century of 50 runs against Pakistan. Which included 7 fours and 1 six. He has also played for Gujarat at the Under-16 and Under-18 level. Players like Nitish Kumar, Jasdeep Singh were born outside India but they have a connection with India. Nitish played an innings of 14 runs in the match. At the same time, Jasdeep took 1 wicket in 3 overs.

Harmeet Singh was born in Mumbai. But after some time he went to America. Harmeet bowled 4 overs in the match. But he did not get a single wicket. Mumbai-born Saurabh Netravalkar played the biggest role in the victory. It was because of him that America was able to defeat Pakistan. Iftikhar Ahmed and Fakhar Zaman came to bat for Pakistan in the super over but Iftikhar returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 runs. Pakistan needed 18 runs to win in the super over. But due to the brilliant bowling of Saurabh Netravalkar, his team could score only 13 runs.

first published : June 7, 2024, 07:40 IST

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