New York. The US team is also preparing to play in the main draw of the T20 World Cup. A 14-member team has been announced for the qualifiers to be held in July (T20 World Cup Qualifier). Captain Manank Patel is of Indian origin. More than half a dozen players in the team are of India and Pakistan origin. In such a situation, they will be seen playing together and would like to give America a place in the World Cup. Jaskaran Malhotra has also got a place in the team. He has made a record of hitting 6 sixes in 6 balls in ODIs. The matches of the qualifiers are to be held from July 11 to 17. A total of 8 teams are landing in this. The top-2 team will get a chance to play in the World Cup to be held in Australia.
Apart from Manank Patel, Jaskaran Malhotra in the US team, Nisarga Patel, Saurabh, Sushant Modani and Vatsal Vaghela are of Indian origin. On the other hand, fast bowlers Ali Khan and Yasir Mohammad are of Pakistani origin. Talking about 29-year-old Monak, he was born in Gujarat. He has so far scored 164 runs in 16 T20 Internationals at an average of 15. He plays in the team as a wicketkeeper.
Jaskaran awaits first half century
Even though 32-year-old Jashkaran has hit 6 sixes in 6 balls in ODIs. But he is also waiting for the first T20 International fifty. He has scored 181 runs in 12 matches. Has played the biggest innings of 38 runs. On the other hand, left-arm spinner Nisarg Patel has taken 16 wickets in 12 T20s. His best performance is 4 wickets for 17 runs. Mumbai fast bowler Sourav has taken 33 wickets in 15 matches. His best performance is 3 wickets for 33 runs.
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Ali Khan has taken 53 wickets
33-year-old all-rounder Sushant Modi has scored 77 runs in 2 matches at an average of 39. Although this off-spinner has not got a wicket yet. On the other hand, left-arm spinner Vatsal has taken 2 wickets in a T20. Now talking about Pakistan’s fast bowler Ali Khan, he has taken 5 wickets in 5 matches. He has taken 53 wickets in the overall 48 T20. He has appeared in the Caribbean League and Pakistan Super League. At the same time, leg-spinner Yasir has got 2 wickets in 2 T20s.
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June 22, 2022, 18:21 IST