USA Cricket

As the excitement builds up for the 1st T20I match of the Canada Tour of USA 2024, cricket enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating a thrilling encounter between the United States of America and Canada on April 7th at the Prairie View Cricket Complex, Texas.

Current T20I Form

Canada is currently riding high on their recent successes, sitting comfortably at the 20th position on the ICC Men’s T20 Team Rankings with a rating of 140. With a flawless record of 4 wins out of 4 matches in the CWC League 2, Canada boasts a formidable lineup. Players like Harsh Thaker, who recently showcased his brilliance with a century against UAE, and skipper Saad Bin Zafar are expected to shine in the upcoming series.

On the other hand, the United States of America, ranked 23rd with a rating of 131, has been struggling with consistency, having lost all of their last 4 completed fixtures. However, with the inclusion of players like Andries Gous and Corey Anderson in their squad, USA aims to bounce back strongly against a formidable Canadian side. Players like Aaron Jones and Saurabh Netravalkar will be crucial for the American team’s performance.

Squads

USA:

  • Monank Patel (c), Aaron Jones (vc), Andries Gous, Corey Anderson, Gajanand Singh, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk, Steven Taylor, Usman Rafiq.

Canada:

  • Saad bin Zafar (c), Ajayveer Hundal, Dilon Heyliger, Dilpreet Singh, Harsh Thaker, Ishwarjot Singh, Jeremy Gordon, Navneet Dhaliwal, Nikhil Dutta, Nicholas Kirton, Pargat Singh, Sahib Malhotra, Shahid Ahmadzai, Shreyas Mova (wk), Srimantha Wijeyeratne (wk), Uday Bhagwan, Aaron Johnson, Udaybir Walia, Yuvraj Samra.

Match Prediction

Considering the current form and lineup strengths, Canada holds a slight edge over the USA in the 1st T20I. Our prediction favors Canada to win both the toss and the match. Top performers like Harsh Thaker for Canada and Monank Patel for the USA are expected to shine in the match.

Prediction: Canada Will Win

Final Predicted Scores

  • Batting first, Canada is likely to score 145+, while the USA is expected to reach a total of 130+.

Cricket fans are in for an electrifying contest as the USA and Canada lock horns in the 1st T20I, promising an enthralling start to the series.