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Indian-origin Monank Patel to lead Team USA in T20 World Cup, ex-WC finalist in team

Indian-origin Monank Patel to lead Team USA in T20 World Cup, ex-WC finalist in team

Corey Anderson, a member of the New Zealand team that finished as the runners up in the 2015 World Cup, recently guided the USA to a commanding victory over Canada has been included in the team.

The United States, which will co-host the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with the Caribbean, has revealed its 15-man squad for the tournament. The USA team will be captained by 31-year-old wicket-keeper batsman Monank Patel. The team includes some well-known players in addition to standout performers from their recent T20I series victory (4–0) over Canada.

Corey Anderson in the mix

Corey Anderson, a member of the New Zealand team that finished as the runners up in the 2015 World Cup, recently guided the USA to a commanding victory over Canada. The United States’ chances of performing well in the T20 World Cup are improved by Corey’s inclusion. The team has been placed in Group A alongside Pakistan, India, Ireland and Canada.

Ali Khan fit to feature

Fast bowler Ali Khan missed the Canada series due to a hamstring injury. He has been cleared to compete in the tournament, which is a positive sign for the team’s bowling resources.

USA squad for T20 World Cup

Monank Patel (captain), Aaron Jones (vice-Captain), 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.

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