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America’s Cricket Team Stuns The World With Sensational Win, Ending A Century Of Cricket Coma

  • Posted on June 7, 2024
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The USA cricket team's stunning upset over Pakistan at the T20 World Cup could reignite the sport's growth in America after over 100 years of hibernation.

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It was a fantastic super-over finish in the T20 World Cup in Texas when the United States national cricket team performed a miracle and knocked out former champions Pakistan. This sensational victory can go down in the history books and is capable of sparking the reemergence of this sport in America after over a century of dormancy.

The United States was ranked a lowly 18 in the cricket world and participating in its first T20 World Cup it was not expected to give any real trouble to the Pakistani side who made the final of this event last year. But the co-hosts of the tournament put up a determined all-round team effort to level the match at par during the regular time before emerging winners of the one-over sudden death.

“Honestly beating Pakistan is always a big achievement,” said American captain Monank Patel after the match for his team USA and the overall American cricketing community.

The high-stakes game served up drama, talent, and the sort of excitement that could package cricket perfectly for the American consumerist mainstream. In the words of BBC’s Tim Abraham, “This result goes into the annals of the history of cricket in the United States as one of the most significant records ever. ”

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It could be said that cricket is slowly coming back to life in America after its nearly 100-year slumber when it was mostly popular in the US during the early 1900s. New a professional T20 league called Major League Cricket is all set to commence soon and cricket is also coming back to the Olympics with the 2028 edition in Los Angeles, the American victory over Pakistan could be a shot in the arm to popularize the sport beyond the Overseas community.

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