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USA’s win over Pak in T20 WC shows smaller cricket playing nations’ rise

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USA muzzled Pakistan to notch up a dramatic Super Over victory at the T20 World Cup in Dallas last week

For a brief moment in 1996, Kenya etched its name on the global cricketing map when it orchestrated the biggest upset in World Cup history, maybe even in cricket history, by toppling two-time champions West Indies by 73 runs in Pune.

It would be the first time West Indies would lose a one-day international (ODI) to an International Cricket Council (ICC) Associate team.

It was literally Miracle on 22 yards. “The West Indians, as if infected by their shame, hid behind the curtains of the dressing room after the loss,” Michael Henderson wrote in the Times.

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First Published: Jun 11 2024 | 10:34 PM IST

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