USA score their second win of the tournament

Tue, Aug 23, 2011 11:30 AM

In the second match of the ICC Americas Northern Division Championship, the USA defeated Canada by 138 runs.

In today's match, Canada won the toss and elected to field on a very warm sunny prairie day in Winnipeg. The USA started off well losing their first wicket at 22 runs. Canada struck shortly after with two wickets and at 18 overs bowled the USA were 3 for 68. A fourth wicket stand of 74 runs between V. Altekar (50) and D. Parikh steered the USA to 142 in 30 overs. D. Parikh ended the innings at 67 not out as the USA reached 201 for 5 wickets. In replay Canada saw only one batsman reaching double figures with A. Khan scoring 17 runs. No other batsman hung around to contribute any more runs as Canada was all out for 63 runs. D. Parikh was almost unplayable with figures of 4 wickets for 6 runs in 8 overs. R. Bhise and A. Srinivas chipped in with 2 wickets each.

Brief scores:

At Assiniboine Park: USA 201-5, 40 overs (V. Altekar 50, D. Parikh 67 not out; A. Atwall 2-33)

Canada 63 all out, 23 overs (A. Khan 17; D. Parikh4-6, R. Bhise 2-33, A. Srinivas 2-11)

USA won by 138 runs

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