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USA vs PAK: Newcomer USA inflicted a shocking defeat on Pakistan in the Super Over

New York, News Agency: The first-ever World Cup team, USA, created a sensation by defeating the 2010 world champions Pakistan in the Super Over. America scored 18 runs in the super over. Pakistan batsmen could not overcome this challenge. He was able to score 13 runs for 1. From America, Saurabh Netravalkar kept the Pakistani batsmen in a bind while bowling recklessly. On the contrary, Mohammad Amir bowled 3 wide balls from Pakistan and gave away 4 extra runs.

America made the Pakistan team struggle for victory in the first match of the Twenty20 World Cup at the Nassau Stadium in New York. Hosts USA put up a team performance and dominated Pakistan throughout the match. Pakistan's batsmen dropped the ball, giving the USA a boost of confidence and they fought hard till the last over. The hosts held up a mirror to Pakistan, who have the best fast bowlers in the world. But, Pakistan's bowlers turned the match in the last three overs and scored 11 runs off the last three balls, including a six and a four, as the match ended in a draw and went into the Super Over.

Earlier, Nostush Kenjige (2-30), Mumbai native Saurabh Netravalkar (2-18), Ali Khan (1-30) and Jasdeep Singh (1-37) troubled the Pakistan batsmen. Babar Azam and Shadab Khan saved Pakistan from 26 for 3. He made a partnership of 72 runs in 48 balls. Shadab was dismissed for 40 off 25 balls with 1 four and 3 sixes. Babar scored 44 runs off 43 balls with 3 fours and 2 sixes. Iftikhar Ahmed's 18 and Shaheen Shah Afridi's unbeaten 22 helped Pakistan reach 159 for 7.

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