T20 World Cup: Not only America, 'Indians' also played a big role in making Canada win, Ireland lost

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. In the T20 World Cup 2024, Canada defeated Ireland by 12 runs in a thrilling match. In the last over, Ireland needed 17 runs to win. But while chasing the target of 138 runs, the Ireland team could score only 125 runs for 7 wickets. Jeremy Gordon gave only 4 runs while taking one wicket in the last over. In this way Canada won the match. Like America, Indians also played a big role in making Canada win.

There were a total of 4 players of Indian origin in Canada's playing eleven team. These included players like Navneet Dhaliwal, Pragat Singh, Dilpreet Bajwa and Shreyas Movva. All these players come from Punjab (India). Navneet Dhaliwal is the opener of the Canadian team. He scored 6 runs in this match. While batting, Dilpreet Bajwa scored 7 runs and Pragat Singh scored 18 runs. Shreyas Movva impressed the most.

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Shreyas Movva played an important innings
Shreyas Movva came to bat when Canada lost 4 wickets early. He played a crucial innings for his team and scored 37 runs off 36 balls. Movva hit three fours in his 36-ball innings before being run out on the last ball. For Ireland, Craig Young and Barry McCarthy took two wickets each while Mark Adair and Gareth Delany got one wicket each.

Talking about Ireland's innings, while chasing the target of 138 runs, Ireland had a very bad start. The team led by Paul Stirling lost 5 wickets at a score of 53. Opener Andrew Balbirnie was out after scoring 17 runs while captain Stirling returned to the pavilion at 9 runs. Lorcan Tucker contributed 10 runs while Harry Tector was out after scoring 7 runs. Curtis Campher scored 4 runs while Gareth Delany scored 3 runs. For Canada, Dillon took 2 wickets for 18 runs in 4 overs.

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