PAK vs USA: How many ‘Indians’ played a role in America’s victory? The Indian players performed brilliantly in the Super Over as well

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New Delhi. USA defeated Pakistan in a thrilling match of T20 World Cup 2024. It was America’s second consecutive victory in the tournament. America won this match by super over. The American players performed brilliantly in the tournament. Several Indian-born players are also part of the American team. A total of 5 players out of 11 have connections with India. Let’s find out who those players are and how they fared for the team.

American batsman Monak Patel was born in Gujarat, India. In this match against Pakistan, he scored a brilliant fifty and played an innings of 50 runs. It consists of 7 fours and 1 six. He has also played for Gujarat at the Under-16 and Under-18 levels. Players like Nitish Kumar, Jasdeep Singh were born outside India but are only associated with India. Nitish played an innings of 14 runs in this match. While Jasdeep took 1 wicket in 3 overs.

Harmeet Singh was born in Mumbai. But after some time he shifted to America. Harmeet bowled 4 overs in the match. But he did not get a single wicket. Mumbai-born Saurabh Netrawalkar played the biggest role in this victory. Due to which America was able to defeat Pakistan. In the super over, Iftikhar Ahmed and Fakhar Zaman came to bat from Pakistan but Iftikhar returned to the pavilion after scoring 4 runs. In the Super Over, Pakistan needed 18 runs to win. But due to Saurabh Netrawalkar’s brilliant bowling, his team could score only 13 runs.

First published: June 7, 2024, 07:40 IST

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