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T20 World Cup 2024: USA chooses to bowl first against Pakistan after winning the toss

USA chooses to bowl first against Pakistan after winning the toss in their second outing of the T20 World Cup.

The USA is facing Pakistan in the 11th match being played at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas of the much-anticipated cricket tournament.

The USA in the first match of the tournament triumphed over the neighbouring country Canada with seven wickets on Saturday.

USA skipper Monak Patel after winning the toss defended his decision of bowling first saying that chasing is easier and they did the same in their previous match against Canada.

“Chasing here is easier,” said USA captain Monak Patel at the toss as quoted by ESPN Cricinfo.

“The way we chased down total was entertaining. Have momentum, and want to continue that. Excited for this challenge.”

Playing XIs

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

Pakistan: Babar Azam (capt), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Amir, Haris Rauf

Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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