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ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table Updated on 7 June; USA Rattled Pakistan in a Super Over


ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table: History has been created! The Giant-Killer USA have pulled off an amazing win against the runner-ups of the 2022 T20 World Cup Pakistan in a super over. USA are leading Group A with two wins in two games and we are here with the latest ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table Updated on 7 June after PAK vs USA.

In a thrilling start to the T20 World Cup 2024, the USA pulled off an incredible 190+ chase against Canada in the inaugural match! But they didn’t stop there—USA went on to level the score against Pakistan’s formidable bowling lineup, one of the best in the tournament. This stunning upset is the first big shocker of the T20 World Cup and is sure to skyrocket the confidence of the USA players as they gear up to face India on June 12th. What an electrifying start for the USA!

PAK vs USA Match Summary

Winning the toss was a game-changer, and luck was on USA’s side! They strategically invited Pakistan to bat first, kicking off with spin to seize control of the innings right from the start. Mumbai-born Saurabh Netravalkar struck first, sending Rizwan back to the pavilion with a sharp edge to third slip. The excitement continued as Usman Khan, attempting a risky lofted shot, fell to Nosthush Kenjige in just the third over.

Then came Fakhar Zaman, blazing onto the field but lasting only seven balls. Pakistan found themselves reeling at 3 down within the first five overs. However, Shadab Khan and skipper Babar Azam fought back valiantly, building a crucial 72-run partnership. Shadab dazzled with a quickfire 40 off 25 balls, but questions arose as Babar Azam struggled to accelerate, inexplicably maintaining a strike rate of just 100 after playing 40-odd balls on a decent batting surface.

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table Updated on 7 June; USA Rattled Pakistan in a Super Over
Babar and Shadab Stabilized Pakistan’s innings (Getty Images)

Azam Khan’s dismissal on the very first ball added to Pakistan’s woes, leaving them floundering in the middle. However, the late-innings heroics of Iftikhar Ahmed and Shaheen Afridi brought some much-needed fireworks. Their explosive hitting in the death overs propelled Pakistan to a fighting total of 159 in their 20 overs.

Chasing 160 against Pakistan’s formidable bowling attack was no walk in the park. USA, however, held their nerve, avoiding early wickets and capitalizing on a couple of crucial misfields. They powered through the batting powerplay, racking up 44 runs and losing just Steven Taylor. The game-changing moment came with skipper Monank Patel and Andries Gous forging a vital 68-run partnership for the second wicket. This stand was the cornerstone of their chase, setting the stage for an exhilarating finish

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table Updated on 7 June; USA Rattled Pakistan in a Super Over
Pakistan Team (API via Getty Images)

Haris Rauf and Mohammad Amir reignited the contest with two quick wickets, dismissing both set batters and injecting fresh excitement into the game. With the match hanging in the balance, Aaron Jones and Nitish Kumar stepped up, guiding USA to a nail-biting scenario: 15 runs needed off the last over. Haris Rauf’s first three balls were brilliant, conceding just 3 runs, but then the drama unfolded as his next three deliveries went for 11 runs, leading to a thrilling tie and a super over showdown!

USA took the crease first in the super over with Jones and Harmeet ready to take on the challenge. Known for his control, Mohammad Amir surprisingly gave away 3 wides, while a boundary and sharp running between the wickets saw USA amass 18 runs. The stage was set for a pulsating finish!

Saurabh Netravalkar took the ball for USA in the super over and delivered an exceptional first three balls, giving away only 5 runs and taking a crucial wicket. With Pakistan needing 14 off the last three balls, the pressure was immense. They could only muster 4, 2, and 1 in those final deliveries, sealing a historic victory for USA in the super over. This sensational win against Pakistan will be remembered as a landmark moment in the T20 World Cup!

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table Updated on 7 June; USA Rattled Pakistan in a Super Over
Netravalkar sealed the win for USA (Getty Images)

USA have won two in a row and that brings them up to first place in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table of Group A. Below are the latest ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table Updated on 7 June after PAK vs USA:

ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table

Group A Points Table

Group AMatWonLostTiedNRPtsNRR
United States220004+0.626
ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table

Group B Points Table

Group BMatWonLostTiedNRPtsNRR
ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table

Group C Points Table

Group CMatWonLostTiedNRPtsNRR
West Indies110002+0.411
New Zealand0000000.000
ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table

Group D Points Table

Group DMatWonLostTiedNRPtsNRR
South Africa110002+1.048
Sri Lanka101000-1.048
ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table

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