New Delhi: In the second match of the qualifier round tournament match of the ICC ODI World Cup, 2023 being played in Zimbabwe, West Indies beat the USA by 39 runs. In this match played at the Takashinga Sports Club ground, USA won the toss and invited West Indies to bat first.
Batting first, West Indies scored 297 runs for the loss of 10 wickets and set the USA a target of 298 runs in 50 overs to win. The thing to see was that the USA had all out West Indies with 3 balls remaining, ie in 49.3 overs.
Chasing the target of 298 runs for victory, the USA team could score only 258 runs in 50 overs at the loss of 7 wickets and lost. For the USA, Gajanand Singh played a brilliant unbeaten inning of 101 runs in 109 balls with the help of 8 fours and 2 sixes.
Playing XI of the West Indies and the USA
West Indies (West Indies Playing-XI)
Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Shai Hope (c), Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Akil Hossain, Alzarri Joseph.
USA (USA Playing XI)
Steven Taylor, Sushant Modani, Monank Patel (c & wk), Aaron Jones, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Gajanand Singh, Shayan Jahangir, Jasdeep Singh, Nostush Kenjige, Kyle Phillip, Saurabh Netrawalkar.