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USA's Cricket Team Ousts Pakistan from T20 World Cup Against All Odds

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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In a twist befitting something close to a Hollywood script, the United States cricket team — comprised largely of part-time players — has not only advanced to the Super Eight stage of the T20 World Cup but has also ousted Pakistan, a cricket powerhouse and the 2009 champions, from the tournament. This marks a stunning debut for the USA in one of cricket's most-watched events. The U.S. team's unexpected triumph can be partially attributed to an unusual aid: the weather. Their crucial match against Ireland was canceled due to severe...

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