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Team USA shocks Bangladesh once again before T20 World Cup | Cricket News

Monank Patel and Ali Khan lead USA to victory over Bangladesh

The USA cricket team pulled off a stunning victory against Bangladesh in the second T20I match, securing the series win ahead of the Men’s T20 World Cup. Led by captain Monank Patel, the USA team posted a competitive total of 144-6, with Patel himself scoring 42 runs. Ali Khan also played a crucial role, taking three wickets in the death overs to tilt the game in the host’s favor.

Despite valiant efforts from Bangladesh’s Najmul Hossain Shanto and Shakib Al Hasan, who scored 36 and 30 runs respectively, the team fell short by six runs as they were bowled out for 138. The USA’s strong performance has raised hopes for a successful campaign at the upcoming World Cup, which they will co-host with West Indies.

The USA’s back-to-back wins against a Test-playing nation like Bangladesh have showcased their potential as an emerging force in world cricket. The victory has left Bangladesh captain Shanto introspective, acknowledging the need for a change in mentality and mindset.

Cricket fans can catch all the action of the Men’s T20 World Cup, including matches featuring England and Pakistan, live on Sky Sports Cricket from June 1-29. The tournament promises to be a thrilling showcase of talent from around the world, with the USA looking to make a mark on the international stage.

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