USA vs Canada 1st T20 Match Prediction & TIps 2024

USA vs Canada 1st T20 Match Prediction & Betting Tips

USA will take on Canada in the first T20I of the five match series. The match will be played at Prairie view Cricket Complex, Houston and will start at 8:30 PM IST on April 4

USA vs CAN 1st T20, Prairie View Cricket Complex, Houston Pitch Report

The surface should be filled with runs. The pitches are mostly flat and the grounds are not big as well. Plenty of runs should be scored here.

Read on for team previews, betting tips, latest odds, and match prediction for USA vs Canada 1st T20 Match 2024

USA Team News & Playing 11

USA Team News

USA will be eyeing a decent show against Canada against whom they will also play their first T20 World Cup game. USA are the hosting the T20 World Cup for the first time in history and would want to make an impact. They have named a strong squad for the series against Canada which also includes ex-Kiwi star Corey Anderson, IPL player Milind Kumar, Harmeet Singh, Andries Gous etc,

USA Team Batting

Corey Anderson, Milind Kumar and Andries Gous can be backed as top batters. Anderson brings in a tremendous amount of experience as a batter and will be vital for USA. Milind was one of the top performers in 2023 Minor League cricket where he scored 270 runs in 14 matches.  Andries Gous also did well in MILC and scored over 350 runs. He also played in ILT20 with some of the biggest international stars and gained valuable experience. 

USA Team Bowling

With the ball, Harmeet Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar and Nisarg Patel can be backed. Harmeet does not have much to show in terms of record but having played in IPL tells that he is good enough to play against the best. The left arm spinner can create problems for Canada. Meanwhile, Saurabh and Nisarg are top two wicket-takers for USA, with 19 and 25 T20I wickets.

USA Team Form

USA last featured in T20 World Cup qualifiers where they failed to make an impact; however, they did beat Ireland in one of the T20I games before the tournament.

USA Predicted Playing 11

Andries Gous, Monank Patel (c & wk), Aaron Jones, Corey Anderson, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Harmeet Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar, Steven Taylor, Noshtush Kenjige

Canada Team News & Playing 11

CAN Team News

Canada are a good emerging cricket nation and played well in World Cup League 2 where they managed to beat teams like Scotland and Netherlands. Even though it was an ODI format tournament, it would have induced a lot of confidence in the team.

CAN Team Batting

Harsh Thaker, Nicholas Kirton were the best batters in ICC World Cup League 2 and come into the series on back of great form. The players scored 234 and 138 runs respectively. Also, Srimantha Wijeyeratne had a great outing in the tournament and scored 136 runs.

CAN Team Bowling

Dillon Heyliger, Harsh Thaker, Saad Bin Zafar can be backed as key bowlers.  Hayliger was one of the top performers in the World Cup League 2 and picked nine wickets. Harsh and Saad bowled well and took five wickets each.

CAN Team Form

Canada performed well in World Cup League 2, beating USA and Scotland. Canada’s last T20 performance came in T20 World Cup Americas Regional final tournament which Canada won.

Canada Predicted Playing 11

Saad bin Zafar (c), Dilon Heyliger,  Harsh Thaker, Navneet Dhaliwal, Nicholas Kirton, Pargat Singh, Shreyas Mova (wk), Srimantha Wijeyeratne (wk), Aaron Johnson, Udaybir Walia, Yuvraj Samra.

🏆 USA vs Canada Prediction

This should be a highly competitive series but USA should start as favourites. Having roped in a couple of international stars along with players who have played domestic cricket and IPL for India, USA look strong on paper and would eye a winning start. Back USA to win.

USA to beat Canada in 1st T20

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