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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, June 06, 2024

The US cricket team orchestrated a shocking defeat of powerhouse Pakistan following a dramatic Super Over victory at the Men's T20 Cricket World Cup on Thursday in Dallas. The thrilling win was the biggest in USA Cricket history. The triumph could be considered one of the biggest upsets in the sport of cricket. The United States is co-hosting the World Cup for the first time, along with the West Indies. Pakistan, the runners-up at the 2022 tournament, are ranked No. 6 in the world while the US team is No. 18. Nitish Kumar hit a match-saving boundary to force the Super Over " a tie-breaking method in which whoever scores the most runs from six balls wins " much to the delight of US fans at the Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium. In the tie-breaking over, the United States posted a competitive score of 18 runs.

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