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T20 World Cup 2024 | India vs USA - A look at key players to watch in high-voltage clash

This high-stakes encounter promises thrilling cricket, as both teams boast a plethora of talented players who can change the course of the match in the blink of an eye

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shefali Kohli -- June 12th 2024 05:16 PM
T20 World Cup 2024 | India vs USA - A look at key players to watch in high-voltage clash

T20 World Cup 2024 | India vs USA - A look at key players to watch in high-voltage clash

India vs USA T20 World Cup 2024 | After endless days and nights of suspense and wait, the eagerly anticipated T20 World Cup 2024  is all set to take place with India vs USA on June 12 (Wednesday) at the Nassau International Cricket Stadium on Long Island, New York at 8:00 pm IST.

This eagerly anticipated clash promises to be a spectacle of cricketing prowess, with both teams fiercely determined to make their mark in the tournament. 


This high-stakes encounter promises thrilling cricket, as both teams boast a plethora of talented players who can change the course of the match in the blink of an eye. 

Let’s take a closer look at the key players from both sides who have the potential to be game-changers in this electrifying contest.

India’s Game Changers


Jasprit Bumrah - Player of Match 

India's right-arm seamer Bumrah was awarded Player of the Match for his outstanding spell, in which he snapped two wickets and conceded just six runs in his spell of three overs, where he bowled one maiden over as well.

Hardik Pandya - The All-Round Performer 

All-rounder Hardik Pandya performed brilliantly in the first match of the ongoing mega event. The right-arm seamer bagged three wickets in his spell of four overs, where he conceded 27 runs and bowled one maiden over as well.

Rishabh Pant - The Spiderman

India's wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant received a medal from Shastri in the dressing room for his brilliant glovework in the match where he managed to take three brilliant catches. The southpaw also scored crucial 42 runs off 31 balls which was laced with six boundaries.

USA’s Game Changers

Monank Patel - Superb Player 

Monank Patel was awarded the Player of the Match for his outstanding fifty. He played a knock of 50 runs from 38 balls which was laced by seven boundaries and one maximum.

Saurabh Netravalka - The tech engineer 

United States left-arm seamer Saurabh Netravalkar was a key figure for the USA in their maiden triumph over Pakistan. He played his part by producing an influential spell of 2/18 in the first innings. The 32-year-old defended 18 runs in the Super Over to take the game away from Pakistan.

IND vs USA  T20 World Cup 2024 : Squads

India Squad: Rohit Sharma(c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sanju Samson, Kuldeep Yadav, Yashasvi Jaiswal 

United States Squad: Steven Taylor, Monank Patel(w/c), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Nitish Kumar, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Jasdeep Singh, Nosthush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar, Ali Khan, Nisarg Patel, Shayan Jahangir, Milind Kumar, Shadley van Schalkwyk.

- With inputs from agencies

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