USA Cricket has officially announced the 14-man squad who will represent the United States in its first-ever home ODI series.
After the Americans gained ODI status at WCL2 in Namibia in April, the matches will be the first-ever official ODI matches on American soil.
As part of the new ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2, Team USA is set to play a total of four matches with two games each against Papua New Guinea and Namibia.
USA Cricket CEO Iain Higgins said, “Team USA is excited about beginning its involvement in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 competition and to the hosting of official ODI matches in the United States for the first time ever”.
As stated in the USA Cricket’s official website, the series starts on September 13 at the Broward County Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida.
Team USA squad:
Saurabh Netravalkar: Captain – Marin 1, Northern California Cricket Association
Steven Taylor: Vice-Captain – Sheffield Cricket Club, New York Metropolitan Cricket League
Karima Gore: Antigua/Unites States of America
Elmore Hutchinson: Caribbean CC, Southern California Cricket Association(SCCA)
Aaron Jones: Atlantis Cricket Club, New York Metropolitan Cricket League (MCL)
Nosthush Kenjige: Atlantis Cricket Club, (MCL)
Jaskaran Malhotra: Triggers Cricket Club, Houston Cricket League (HCL)
Xavier Marshall: Villagers Athletic Sports Club, (MCL)
Monank Patel: Freedom Cricket Club, Cricket League of New Jersey
Nisarg Patel: Vijayta Cricket Club, (SCCA)
Sagar Patel: Indian Lions, ArkTenn Cricket League
Timil Patel: Vijayta Cricket Club, (SCCA)
Jasdeep Singh: Smashers Cricket Club, Cricket League of New Jersey
Rusty Theron: Potomac Cricket Club, Washington Cricket League
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