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T-20 World Cup: USA lost to Canada by 7 wickets

Sarojini Bishi

New Delhi: America’s historic victory in the opening match. The host USA lost to Canada by 7 wickets. USA achieved the target of 195 runs in 17.4 overs.

2024 Men’s T-20 World Cup has started. Today in the opening match between America and Canada. The match was played at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, USA. America won the toss and decided to bowl first.

Canada batted from the first and gave a strong performance. The team was able to score 194 runs in 20 overs. Navneet Dhaliwal was the highest scorer for Canada with 61 runs. On the other hand, chasing the target of 195 runs, USA faced a batting disaster from the beginning.

USA opener Steven Taylor returned to the pavilion with zero runs. Aiming for 195 runs, America won the match by 7 wickets in 17.4 overs. Aaron Jones scored an unbeaten century of 94 runs off 40 balls.

For the first time, both teams USA and Canada are playing the World Cup. But both teams are the oldest rivals in the history of cricket. On the other hand, India will start the campaign by playing against Ireland on the 5th.

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