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Huge Upset! Pakistan Loses to the USA in the Super Over

In a thrilling encounter at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas, the USA on Thursday pulled off a huge upset by defeating Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2024. The match, full of twists and turns, ended with a super over, where the co-hosts emerged victorious.

Despite its experience, Pakistan could not take advantage of the opportunities offered by America. With this win, the US overtook India to take the top spot in the Group A points standings.

The teams leveled the scores in the 20-over game as the game went down to the wire. When Pakistan batted first, they set a target of 160 runs, which the US managed to finish their innings at 159-3. On the last ball of the last over, the host team equalized the score, so the game was decided in the Super Over.

After Pakistan’s Mohammad Amir collected the ball in the super over, USA scored 18-1. Pakistan lost the one-over eliminator by five runs when they could only score 1-13 in reply.

Before the game, in the eleventh match of the global event, Babar Azam captained Pakistan set a target of 160 runs in their first T20 World Cup 2024 match against USA. Pakistan got off to a great start, but failed to hold on to their advantage leading to a thrilling victory for the USA.

This unexpected loss represents a turning point in the T20 World Cup 2024, reflecting the unpredictability of the competition and the increasing level of competition between the teams.

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