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New Zealand Player Corey Anderson Name in USA squad for T20Is against Canada

The USA cricket team has picked its squad for the upcoming five-match T20I series against Canada, which will be held in Houston, Texas, from April 7 to 13. Former New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson, now 33, who last played for New Zealand in 2018, is part of the 15-man squad.

Monank Patel will be in charge of the team, and Aaron Jones will still be the vice-captain. This series is crucial for the USA team as they gear up for the T20 World Cup in June, which they are co-hosting with the West Indies. They also have a series against Bangladesh in May.

The USA vs Canada T20I fixtures are as follows:

1st T20I: April 7
2nd T20I: April 9
3rd T20I: April 10
4th T20I: April 12
5th T20I: April 13

Monank Patel emphasized the importance of this series in preparing for the World Cup, mentioning the introduction of some new players to find the right team combinations.

The squad includes experienced players like Monank Patel, Aaron Jones, and Corey Anderson, who has represented New Zealand extensively. Some newer faces include Andries Gous, Harmeet Singh, Nitish Kumar, Milind Kumar, and Shadley van Schalkwyk, who bring a mix of first-class and T20 experience.

Andries Gous, originally from South Africa, relocated to the USA in 2021 and will be eligible to play for the USA team after qualifying in April.

The games will happen at Prairie View Cricket Complex, and the USA team will get there by April 1 to begin getting ready.

Both the USA and Canada are in Group A of the T20 World Cup, and they will face each other in the opening match on June 2 in Dallas, Texas.

Team from the United States for cricket matches against Canada

The USA team for the T20I series against Canada includes Monank Patel as the captain and Aaron Jones as the vice-captain. Other players in the squad are Andries Gous, Corey Anderson, Gajanand Singh, Harmeet Singh, Jessy Singh, Milind Kumar, Nisarg Patel, Nitish Kumar, Noshtush Kenjige, Saurabh Netravalkar, Shadley Van Schalkwyk, Steven Taylor, and Usman Rafiq.

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