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India vs USA T20 World Cup 2024: Pitch Report, When & Where to Watch, Playing XI Predictions and More

The upcoming match between co-hosts USA and India in New York holds significant importance in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, especially after Pakistan’s victory against Canada. The winner of this match is guaranteed a spot in the Super 8s. India, fresh from a tense victory against Pakistan, will approach this game with a mix […]

T20 World Cup Update: Why Was USA Penalized with 5 Runs Against India?
T20 World Cup Update: Why Was USA Penalized with 5 Runs Against India?

The upcoming match between co-hosts USA and India in New York holds significant importance in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, especially after Pakistan’s victory against Canada. The winner of this match is guaranteed a spot in the Super 8s.

India, fresh from a tense victory against Pakistan, will approach this game with a mix of caution and confidence. While they narrowly escaped defeat in their last match, their bowlers, led by Jasprit Bumrah, delivered an exceptional performance to defend a low total. Against the USA, India cannot afford to be complacent and must bring their best game forward, respecting the skill and potential of the co-hosts who recently stunned Pakistan.

Virat Kohli’s form will be pivotal for India, especially at the top of the order. Additionally, players like Shivam Dube and Suryakumar Yadav will need to step up with the bat, particularly on a challenging pitch where scoring runs has been difficult.

The USA team, buoyed by their historic win over Pakistan, appears motivated and confident. Led by Monank Patel, the team has shown impressive performances, including a thrilling super-over victory against Pakistan. Facing them, India will need to be wary of players like Saurabh Netravalkar, who have been instrumental in the USA’s success.

Pitch Report: Pitch conditions in New York have favoured low scores, with teams batting first struggling to set competitive totals. Both teams will need to assess the pitch carefully and adapt their strategies accordingly.

Head-to-Head Record: This match marks the first meeting between the USA and India in T20I cricket, adding an element of novelty to the contest.

Probable XIs:

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

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

Toss: The toss for this crucial Group A game is scheduled for 7:30 PM IST, with the match starting at 8:00 PM IST.

When and Where to Watch: Fans can catch the action live on the Star Sports Network or stream it on Disney plus Hotstar. The match commences at 8 PM IST.

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