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ICC T20 World Cup 2024: India secure spot in Super 8 by beating USA

India successfully chase 111-run target set by the USA in the 25th match at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York today



ICC T20 World Cup 2024: India secure spot in Super 8 by beating USA
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New York: India secured a spot in the Super 8 after defeating the United States by seven wickets in the 25th match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.

The USA set a target of 111 runs, losing eight wickets in their innings. India's captain, Rohit Sharma, won the toss and elected to bowl first. Batting first, the USA managed to score 110 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Opening for the USA, Shayan Jahangir and Steven Taylor began the innings. However, Shayan Jahangir was dismissed LBW on the very first ball, while Steven Taylor contributed 24 runs before being dismissed. Other notable contributions included Andries Gous with 2 runs, captain Aaron Jones with 11, Nitish Kumar with 27, Corey Anderson with 15, and Harmeet Singh with 10 runs.

From India's side, Arshdeep Singh was the standout bowler, taking 4 wickets. Hardik Pandya took 2 wickets, and Axar Patel secured 1 wicket.

Chasing the target, India successfully reached 111 runs for the loss of just three wickets. Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 50 off 49 balls, while Shivam Dube made 31 runs off 35 balls and also remained not out. After the fall of the three wickets, both players stayed on the crease and guided their team to victory.

Both teams had previously won two matches each in the tournament. With this win, India advanced to the Super 8 stage.



India: 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Virat Kohli, 3 Rishabh Pant (wk), 4 Suryakumar Yadav, 5 Shivam Dube, 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Axar Patel, 9 Jasprit Bumrah, 10 Mohammed Siraj, 11 Arshdeep Singh

USA: 1 Steven Taylor, 2 Shayan Jahangir, 3 Andries Gous, 4 Nitish Kumar, 5 Aaron Jones (capt), 6 Corey Anderson, 7 Harmeet Singh, 8 Shadley van Schalkwyk, 9 Jasdeep Singh, 10 Saurabh Netravalkar, 11 Ali Khan