T20 World cup: India-born batsman made Pakistan’s condition worse, hit a fifty, forced them to lose

New Delhi. A big upset was seen in the 11th match of T20 World Cup 2024. Host USA created history by defeating former champion Pakistan in the Super Over. Pakistan needed 19 runs to win in the Super Over. But they could not manage to make it. An Indian-born batsman performed brilliantly in this match against Pakistan. He played an innings of 50 runs, hitting a brilliant fifty against Pak.

Actually, we are talking about America’s batsman Monank Patel. Yes, Monank Patel was born in the Indian state of Gujarat. But he plays for America. Patel was born on 1 May 1993 in Anand Gujarat, India. He played for Gujarat at the Under-16 and Under-18 levels. Patel received a green card in 2010 and moved permanently to the United States in 2016. In May 2024, Monank was named the captain of the US team for the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup tournament.

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Talking about the match, the US team, chasing the target of 160 runs, scored 159 runs for 3 wickets and tied the match. Steven Taylor and Monank Patel started the innings from their side. Both added 36 runs in 5.1 overs. Naseem Shah broke this partnership. Naseem ended Taylor’s innings of 12 runs by getting him caught by Mohammad Rizwan. After this, Andris Gaus along with captain Monank Patel added 68 runs for the second wicket. Monank played an innings of 50 runs in the match. Which includes 7 fours and 1 six.

America has registered 2 wins in this tournament so far. They now have a total of 4 points in their account. They won the first match against Canada by 7 wickets. After this, they defeated Pakistan in the super over match. Now their next match is against India on June 12. It will be interesting to see how they perform in this match.

Tags: Pakistan cricket team, T20 World Cup, united states of america

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