T20 World Cup results: USA stun Pakistan in World Cup super over

T20 World Cup results: USA stun Pakistan in World Cup super over
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T20 World Cup, Group A ( Dallas )

Pakistan 159- 7 ( 20 innings ): Babar 44, Shadab 40, Kenjige 3- 30

USA 159- 7 ( 20 innings ): Monank 50, Jones 36*

USA won the match in a superb over, tied at one point.

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In a big over in Dallas, the United States defeated former champions Pakistan to deliver one of the biggest shocks in baseball history.

Before Nitish Kumar hit the last game of the US innings for four, Pakistan looked to be avoiding shame at the T20 World Cup, which put the score at 159.

Pakistan disintegrated in the extra time, playing sloppy for a significant portion of the sport. The co-hosts also scored two more goes from one of Mohammed Amir’s three wide bowls.

The US scrambled to 18- 1, leaving Pakistan to fight 19 off remaining- arm bowler Saurabh Netravalkar. With 14 needed off four, Kumar made another beautiful action, this time holding a beautiful catch at longer- off to reject Iftikhar Ahmed.

With seven remaining after the final game, Shadab Khan was only able to take one, which gave United players and supporters happy cheers.

All this came at the conclusion of a thrilling battle that sprang up in the sweltering Texas sunshine.

Pakistan recovered from 26- 3, including an amazing find from America’s Steven Taylor, to publish 159- 7.

The US were cruising in the fight at one point, just needing 56 plays from seven innings and nine wickets in hand.

The US completed the second disturbed of this expanded World Cup, one that gives them every chance of reaching the Super Eights, by forcing Pakistan to overtake them and should have escaped.

After defeating Canada in their beginning activity, they may then only need one win against India and Ireland in their final party games to count.

Pakistan, which won in 2009 and was defeated by England in the last in 2022, is already at risk of an earlier exit and has reorganise in preparation for a showpiece fight with fierce competitors India in New York on Sunday.

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