United States of America to host first Cricket One Day International match

A historic moment as the first One Day International match in the United States will be held on September 13 at Fort Lauderdale. Team USA would face Papua New Guinea for the first game of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2.

The tournament is scheduled from 13th September to 23rd September and would feature three teams (USA, Namibia, and Papua New Guinea). All six matches will be played at Broward County Stadium in Fort Lauderdale.


  • 13 September – USA v PNG
  • 17 September – USA v Namibia
  • 19 September – USA v PNG
  • 20 September – USA v Namibia
  • 22 September – PNG v Namibia
  • 23 September – PNG v Namibia

Full Squads:

USA: Saurabh Netravalkar (c), Monank Patel, Karima Gore, Nosthush Kenjige, Sagar Patel, Nisarg Patel, Jessy Singh, Juan “Rusty” Theron, Aaron Jones, Elmore Hutchinson, Jaskaran Malhotra, Steven Taylor, Timil Patel, Xavier Marshall

Namibia: Merwe Erasmus (c), Stephan Baard, Karl Birkenstock, Craig Williams, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, Zhivago Groenewald, JP Kotze, Tangeni Lungamene, Bernald Scholtz, JJ Smit, Christi Viljoen, Pikkie ya France, Ben Shikongo

PNG: Assadollah Vala (c), Tony Ura, Gaudi Toka, Lega Siaka, Charles Amini, Chad Soper, Kipling Doriga, Jason Kila, Norman Vanua, Hiri Hiri, Nosaina Pokana, Alei Nao, Simon Atai, Riley Hekure

Back in April, the USA cricket bagged the ODI status by defeating Hong Kong by 84 runs in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2.

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