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Canada Struggles as Craig Young Strikes Twice in Power Play at New York

The 34-year-old Bowler Craig Young has dismissed Aaron Johnson and Pargat Singh in the power play putting up pressure against Canada during the T20 World Cup 2024 on June 07 at Nassau County International Stadium.

Craig Young has been an integral part of the Ireland team and has played a key role in crucial matches for the side. After losing their first tournament match against India on June 05, Ireland eyes a victory against Canada.

Ireland started their T20 World Cup 2024 campaign with a match against India where they suffered a defeat after India chased the 97-run target in the 13th over. On the other hand, Canada lost the tournament’s first match against the United States on June 01 with a seven-wicket difference.

With Craig Young dismissing Aaron Johnson for 14 runs in the 5th and Pargat Singh for 18 runs in the 7th overs, Canada started to feel pressure in the match at New York.

Coming to the match, Ireland won the toss and chose to bowl first considering the pitch conditions. Mark Adair picked the wicket of the opener Navneet Dhaliwal in the third over of the match to give a positive start for the side. With Aaron Jonshon’s dismissal, Canada scored only 37 runs by the end of power play.

After Parget’s dismissal for 14 runs, Delany picked the wicket of Dilpreet Bajwa for 7 runs in the 9th over. By the end of the 10th over, Canada lost four wickets for scoring 63 runs. Nicholas Kirton and Shreyas Movva joined hands in the pursuit of recovering the sides from early dismissals.

Nicholas Kirton played an impressive innings by scoring 49 runs in 35 deliveries while Shreyas Movva’s 37 runs knock helped the side to score 137 runs by the end of 20 overs.

With a target of 138 runs, Ireland started their innings where Paul Stirling was sent out for 9 runs by Gordon. Junaid Siddiqui picked the wicket of Andrew Balbirnie for 17 runs in the 07th over.

Zafar picked the wicket of experienced Harry Tector for seven runs and with the run out of Lorcan Tucker for 10 runs, Irelland lost four wickets for 50 runs by the end of the 10th over.

Dillion Heyliger dismissed Curtis Campher and Gareth Delany for 4 and 3 runs putting more pressure on Ireland. George Dockrell and Mark Adair forged hands to recover the side on the scoreboard.

Mark Adair scored 34 runs before being dismissed by Gordon while George Dockrell scored 30 runs on 23 deliveries. By the end of 20 overs, Ireland lost seven wickets and scored only 125 runs.

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