Aaron Jones inspires USA to super-over win against Pakistan in T20 World Cup

  • Pakistan 159-7; USA 159-3 | USA win super over
  • Jones hits 36 in match and 11 in decider

The United States won a thrilling super over to seal a famous victory against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup in Dallas. After both sides finished their innings on 159 in their Group A match at the Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium, the tournament co-hosts held their nerve to pull off a major upset and make it back-to-back wins in the tournament.

Their captain, Monank Patel, said he hoped the win would “open many doors” for the game in the country.

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USA v Pakistan: T20 Cricket World Cup – as it happened

A huge upset at the T20 World Cup as captain Monank Patel leads the USA to victory over Pakistan in a super over thriller in Dallas

Unbelievable catch! At slip Taylor swallow dives to his right to pluck from the air a squared-up Rizwan. A chunky edge and a plunge at full stretch, long sleeved arm hyperextended out and behind.

1st over: Pakistan 9-0 (Rizwan 9, Babar 0) Nosthush Kenjige is going to open with his slow left arm. Rizwan makes the most of the smallest 63m boundary and gets things rolling with a slog-sweep for six off the third ball .

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