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T20 World Cup 2024: USA vs India – Playing XI and Fantasy XI
By CricShots - Jun 12, 2024 11:15 am
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The 25th fixture of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 promises to be an exciting clash as India and the USA go head-to-head at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York on June 12th. Both teams have displayed excellent form in the tournament so far, securing victories in their initial two matches. India emerged victorious against Ireland and Pakistan, showcasing their prowess and determination.

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USA vs India

Similarly, the USA triumphed over Canada and Pakistan, proving they are a formidable team capable of taking on strong opponents. This highly anticipated match marks the first time these two nations will compete against each other in T20 Internationals. The momentum of both teams sets the stage for an epic encounter, with fans eagerly awaiting to see who will emerge victorious.

The match’s significance is heightened by the fact that it represents a historic moment in cricket, as India and the USA have never faced each other in any format before. The drop-in pitches at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium have been conducive to high-scoring games, and more runs are expected to be scored than in previous matches. If India bats first, a total exceeding 160 runs is within reach, thanks to their formidable batting lineup led by Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.

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These seasoned players, along with other Indian batsmen, are eager to make a significant impact and amass runs on the board. For the USA, this match is a critical test of their abilities and resilience. Facing a cricketing giant like India will challenge their skills and strategies, but it also presents an opportunity to demonstrate their growth and competitiveness on the international stage. The USA team, buoyed by their recent victories, will look to leverage their strengths and capitalize on any weaknesses in the Indian side.

In summary, the 25th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 between India and the USA is set to be a thrilling and historic encounter. With both teams in excellent form and the potential for a high-scoring game, cricket enthusiasts around the world are eagerly anticipating this showdown. The outcome of this match will not only impact the tournament standings but also contribute to the growing narrative of cricket as a truly global sport.

India

Team India
Team India

Team India will go with the same four-man pace attack. It is a no-brainer given the conditions of the pitch. The left-right combination was discarded during the Pakistan game and Axar Patel was sent ahead of a few regular batsmen, including Suryakumar Yadav and such a change in batting order is unlikely against the USA. Rishabh Pant has been on a roll in this World Cup with scores of 36 not out and 42, and he should continue to bat at No 3.

Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Arshdeep Singh

United States of America (USA)

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USA cricket team

The hosts may feel pressed to change their winning bowling combination that took the field against Pakistan. The Indian lineup boasts of 4 left-handers in the middle and lower order who were deployed quite flexibly by the team management. If USA stick to the T20 match template, that may force Nostush Kenjige out of the XI after match-winning three-wicket haul in the previous game. However, the tacky nature of the wicket where the batters have found it difficult to hit through the line may tempt USA to stick to their guns.

Probable XI: Steven Taylor, Monank Patel (c & wk), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Jasdeep Singh, Nosthush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar, Ali Khan.

Fantasy XI Suggestion 1:

Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah (c), Virat Kohli (vc), Nitish Kumar, Suryakumar Yadav, Aaron Jones, Ravindra Jadeja, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Saurabh Netravalkar

Fantasy XI Suggestion 2:

Rishabh Pant, Monank Patel, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Aaron Jones, Hardik Pandya (c), Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah (c), Arshdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar, Nosthush Kenjige