USA Star’s Old Tweet On MS Dhoni Viral After Whirlwind 94 In T20 World Cup 2024 vs Canada

USA Star’s Old Tweet On MS Dhoni Viral After Whirlwind 94 In T20 World Cup 2024 vs Canada

USA batsman Aaron Jones surprised the cricket fraternity and proved his mettle within the T20 World Cup match towards Canada. Aaron created historical past because the co-hosts pulled off the third-highest profitable run-chase within the match's historical past and the marquee batsman rewrote a number of data by scoring 94* off 40 balls. Whereas the cricket fraternity praised the USA batsman, an outdated tweet of his on MS Dhoni additionally went viral on social media.

“I didn't know Dhoni doesn't have a T20 half-century…”, Jones wrote on the social media platform (now X) in 2012.

Dhoni determined to retire from the sport a number of years later and by then he had scored two half-centuries towards India within the shortest format of the sport. His highest rating in T20 internationals is 52 runs.

Within the match towards Canada, Aaron performed a blistering innings of 94 runs to assist USA win the ICC T20 World Cup by seven wickets. Aaron's innings included 4 fours and 10 sixes and he scored at a strike fee of 235.00.

The USA chased 195, which is the third-highest profitable goal within the historical past of the match, behind South Africa's 206 chase towards the West Indies (T20 World Cup 2007) and England's 230 chase towards South Africa within the 2016 version being the second and highest profitable targets respectively.

Furthermore, Jones can also be the second participant to hit 10 or extra sixes in a T20 World Cup innings, after West Indies legend Chris Gayle (11 sixes towards England in 2016 and 10 sixes towards South Africa in 2007).

The partnership between Jones and Andris Gaus amounted to 131 runs from 55 balls, with a run-rate of 14.29 per over, the best run-rate for a century partnership within the historical past of the match.

The partnership can also be the best for the fourth wicket or much less within the historical past of the match, surpassing Wanindu Hasaranga and Kusal Mendis' 123-run stand towards Eire within the UAE in 2021, which was additionally for the fourth wicket.

The rating of 197/3 made by the USA can also be the best rating made by an Affiliate Member of the ICC within the historical past of the T20 World Cup. Affiliate Members shouldn’t have the standing of a Check cricket enjoying nation.

With ANI inputs

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