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ICC T20 World Cup Squad 2024, Captain Announced

USA Cricket has announced the 15-man squad for the United States for the upcoming 2024 ICC T20 World Cup, to be held in the United States and West Indies from June 1 to 29.

With the tournament just around the corner, expectations for the squads are high as cricket enthusiasts and enthusiasts speculated who would make the cut for the competition.

Led by Monank Patel, 31, the team consists of a mix of new and old faces. The squad also included former New Zealand player and 2015 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup finalist Corey Anderson.

The American cricket team opens the tournament and plays against Canada in Dallas. They will then play Pakistan on June 6 and India on June 12. The US also plays Ireland on June 14 in Florida.

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2024 ICC T20 World Cup squad for the United States

The main force consists of:

  • Monank Patel (captain)
  • Aaron Jones (vice captain)
  • Andries Gous
  • Corey Anderson
  • Ali Khan
  • Harmeet Singh
  • Jesse Singh
  • Milind Kumar
  • Nisarg Patel
  • Nitish Kumar
  • Noshtush Kenjige
  • Saurabh Nethralvakar
  • Shadley Van Schalkwyk
  • Steven Taylor
  • Shayan Jahangir

Reserve players include:

  • Juanoy Drysdale
  • Gajanand Singh
  • Yasir Mohammed

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How many players does each team have?

A cricket team has 11 players who are broadly divided into the wicketkeeper, batters, bowlers and all-rounders. Each team also has a certain number of reserve players. However, only 11 players can be on the field at any time.

Teams may change their roster before May 25. Thereafter, any changes will require approval from ICC’s Event Technical Committee.

Which countries will participate in the 2024 Men’s T20 World Cup?

Countries participating in the upcoming 2024 T20 World Cup include:

  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Ireland
  • USA
  • Canada
  • England
  • Australia
  • Namibia
  • Scotland
  • Oman
  • New Zealand
  • West Indies
  • Afghanistan
  • Uganda
  • Papua New Guinea
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bangladesh
  • The Netherlands
  • Nepal

What you need to know about the 2024 T20 World Cup

Fifty-five matches will be played in nine cities – three in the US and six in the Caribbean, according to the ICC, with the opening match between Canada and the US being held on June 1 at Grand Prairie Stadium in the Dallas metro area. , and the grand final on June 29 in Barbados. The semi-finals will take place in Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana.

England enter the year as defending champions, having defeated Pakistan in the 2022 T20 World Cup final in Melbourne. The series marks the first participation of the USA, Canada and Uganda in a T20 Men’s World Cup.

As anticipation for the tournament grows, the ICC has announced eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and legendary Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh as ambassadors for the 2024 T20 World Cup.

The ICC on Thursday also released the official anthem of the ICC T20 World Cup, composed by Grammy award-winning artiste Sean Paul and Soca superstar Kes.

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Tickets

General tickets for the 2024 T20 World Cup matches in both the US and West Indies are available for purchase on the tournament website. While tickets for popular matches such as the opening match between USA and Canada and the much-awaited Pakistan vs. India, are sold out, tickets for other matches remain available on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of hospitality packages are also available for all matches at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium and other stadiums across the US. To take advantage of this, visit tickets.t20worldcup.com or send an email to [email protected].

Tickets for some matches can also be purchased on third-party websites, such as Stubhub, Tickets Center and SeatGeek, for various prices.

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Saman Shafiq is a trending news reporter for USA TODAY. Reach her at [email protected] and follow her at X @saman_shafiq7.