Nicholas Kirton makes his batting count

Barbados: The ICC T20 World Cup has started. In the opening match, co-host USA faced Canada. USA won the toss and decided to bowl first. Two batsmen from Canada scored half-centuries. On the basis of this, Canada was successful in making a big score.

Navneet Dhaliwal, who came to open for Canada, played a strong innings while playing cautiously at one end. Canada lost the wicket of Aren Johnson (23) soon. From there, Dhaliwal took control of the innings. Navneet hit the first half-century of his T20 international career in 36 balls. Also, the first century of T20 World Cup 2024 was in his name.

Dhaliwal’s first T20 half-century

Dhaliwal could not play a very long innings, but before getting out, he played an innings of 61 runs in 44 balls. Dhaliwal hit 6 fours and 3 sixes during this period. Dhaliwal shared a 62-run partnership with Nicholas Kirton in 37 balls. After Dhaliwal was out, Nicholas hit some good shorts. Nicholas scored his second half-century of T20 World Cup 2024.

62-run partnership with Nicholas

Nicholas Kirton hit a half-century with the help of 3 fours and 2 sixes in 28 balls. Nicholas shared a 31-run partnership with Shreyas Movva in 22 balls. Before getting out, Nicholas scored 51 runs in 31 balls. During this, he hit three fours and 2 sixes. With the help of half-centuries from both these players, Canada scored 194 runs in 20 overs.


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