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USA vs Ireland in T20 World Cup 2024, Preview, Time, Venue, Squads

The USA enters this match with a mixed bag of results, having secured wins against Canada and Pakistan but suffering a defeat at the hands of India in their previous outing

USA vs Ireland in T20 World Cup 2024, Preview, Time, Venue, Squads PHOTO: AFP

The upcoming clash between the USA and Ireland in the T20 World Cup 2024 promises to be a critical encounter at the Central Broward Stadium in Florida on Friday, June 14, scheduled to commence at 7:30 pm PST.

The USA enters this match with a mixed bag of results, having secured wins against Canada and Pakistan but suffering a defeat at the hands of India in their previous outing. Despite the loss, their performances have been commendable, especially highlighted by their stunning victory over Pakistan earlier in the tournament. Their ability to punch above expectations will be crucial as they aim to secure a spot in the Super 8 stage.

On the other side, Ireland finds themselves in a challenging position after losing both of their initial matches. Their inability to chase down 138 runs against Canada was a setback that reshaped their campaign. However, Ireland draws confidence from recent successes against Pakistan in T20I series, hoping to turn the tide in their favor against the USA.

The Central Broward Stadium has established itself as a batsman-friendly venue in this tournament. Out of the 18 matches played here so far, teams batting first have clinched victory in 11 encounters, indicating the advantage of setting a target. The drop-in pitches contribute to consistent pace, bounce, and good carry, making it conducive for aggressive batting and strategic bowling.

Squads:
United States:
Monank Patel (c), Aaron Jones, Andries Gous, Corey Anderson, Ali Khan, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Saurabh Nethralvakar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk, Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir. Reserve Players: Gajanand Singh, Juanoy Drysdale, Yasir Mohammad.

Ireland: Paul Stirling (c), Mark Adair, Ross Adair, Andrew Balbirnie, Curtis Campher, Gareth Delany, George Dockrell, Graham Hume, Josh Little, Barry McCarthy, Neil Rock, Harry Tector, Lorcan Tucker, Ben White, Craig Young