USA vs PAK 2024, T20 World Cup 2024 Match Today: Playing XI prediction, head-to-head stats, key players, pitch report and weather update

USA vs PAK 2024, T20 World Cup 2024 Match Today: Playing XI prediction, head-to-head stats, key players, pitch report and weather update

United States vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2024 Match Today: Pakistan will start their World Cup tournament in earnest against a buoyant USA side in Dallas on Thursday with the Babar Azam-led side looking to put the controversy surrounding the captaincy situation in the rear view mirror.

Pakistan are coming into this match with unenviable form, having lost a T20 series against England 0-2 with the forms of their top players under scanner. USA, meanwhile, have started the tournament well and will be playing in the same pitch where they had decimated Canada in the opening encounter.

USA vs Pakistan predicted XIs

USA predicted XI: Monank Patel (c & wk), Steven Taylor, Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Nitish Kumar, Jasdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar, Ali Khan, Shadley Van Schalkwyk/Nostush Kenjige

USA player to watch out for: All eyes will be on Aaron Jones again who burst into the scene with a gritty 94 against Canada, hitting the second-most sixes in a T20 World Cup match with 10, just behind Chris Gayle’s 11 in 2016 against England in Mumbai.

Pakistan Predicted XI: Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Usman Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan, Azam Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Abrar Ahmed, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Haris Rauf/Mohammad Amir, Naseem Shah

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Pakistan player(s) to watch out for: Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have been Pakistan’s go to pair in the past editions of the T20 World Cup with the duo even starring in a 10-wicket demolition job against Indian in the 2021 iteration. But recently, their strike rate has been a cause of concern as the duo has struggled to accelerate.

USA vs Pakistan squads

USA: Steven Taylor, Monank Patel(w/c), Andries Gous, Aaron Jones, Corey Anderson, Nitish Kumar, Harmeet Singh, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Jasdeep Singh, Ali Khan, Saurabh Netravalkar, Milind Kumar, Nosthush Kenjige, Nisarg Patel, Shayan Jahangir

Pakistan: Babar Azam(c), Saim Ayub, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Azam Khan, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Amir, Abbas Afridi, Usman Khan, Abrar Ahmed

USA vs Pakistan Pitch Report

The pitch during the night game between USA and Canada was a proper high-scoring one but the day game between Netherlands and Nepal was anything but a belter. With the USA vs PAK match being a day match, expect the batters to earn each run they make.

USA vs Pakistan Weather Report

According to weather.com, the morning weather at Dallas’ Grand Prairie Stadium is expected to be bright, clear and sunny with temperatures around 35°C.

USA vs Pakistan livestreaming details

USA vs Pakistan T20 World Cup match will be streamed on the Hotstar App and telecast on the Star Sports Network on June 6, Thursday from 9 PM IST.

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