• Ex-Black Cap in USA T20 World Cup squad

    Co-hosts the USA’s 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup includes former New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson.

    The 33-year-old played for the Black Caps in the 2015 World Cup final defeat against Australia.

    He last played for New Zealand in 2018 and, after becoming eligible to represent the USA, made his debut last month in a T20I win against Canada.

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Monank Patel will captain the side, which features paceman Ali Khan, off-spinner Milind Kumar, Aaron Jones and Andries Gous.

    The USA’s highest run-scorer Steven Taylor and most capped player Saurabh Netravalkar will also take part.

    The 2024 edition of the T20 World Cup will take place in the USA and the West Indies from 1-29 June.

    The USA will play the opening match of the tournament against Canada, before facing Pakistan, India and Ireland in the league stages.

    USA squad: Monank Patel (c), Aaron Jones, Andries Gous, Corey Anderson, Ali Khan, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Saurabh Nethralvakar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk, Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir.

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