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USA Cricket: USA name squad replacements for Dafabet USA v Ireland Men’s International Series 2021

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  • A number of additional players have been brought into both USA Squads due to COVID related issues for the Dafabet USA v Ireland Men’s International Series
  • Fans asked to purchase tickets IN ADVANCE online at 
  • Media opportunity at 8.45am on Tuesday 21st of December at the Dania Beach Pier in Fort Lauderdale with both captains

USA Cricket is pleased to announce the updated squads for the upcoming Dafabet USA v Ireland Men’s International Series 2021 at the Broward County Stadium with a number of additional players added to both of the USA Squads in light of the ongoing COVID challenges being experienced.

A number of the players called up to the T20I and ODI squads are in line for potential Team USA debuts during the series with several USA Under 19 players being called in to the senior squad for the first time. The respective squads with the changes are as follows:

  • Karima Gore, Jaskaran Malhotra and Aaron Jones have been ruled out of the T20I squad and will not be able to play in these matches
  • Four players have been called up to USA squads for the first time as additional squad members. Three USA Under 19 players come in with Ritwik Behera named in both the ODI and T20I squads, while Yasir Mohammed and Ali Sheikh have been named in the T20I squad. And one of the stars of the 2021 Minor League Cricket season, Ryan Scott has been called into the T20I squad for the first time
  • The original replacement player, Kyle Phillip was unavailable for selection due to work commitments
  • Rusty Theron has been withdrawn from the T20I squad due to a groin injury
  • Two already selected players have been added to additional squads, Marty Kain has been added to the ODI squad having already been in the T20I squad, and Sushant Modani has been added to the T20I squad in addition to the ODI squad

USA Cricket is continuing to monitor the COVID situation for all involved in the series and is working closely with the two independent medical officers appointed to USA Cricket to ensure the best possible care, attention and protocols for all.

The official series launch and photo-call for the Dafabet USA v Ireland Men’s International Series at 8.45am on Tuesday December 21st with both captains available for photos and interviews at Dania Beach Pier, south of the city of Fort Lauderdale.

For any media to attend either event, please RSVP to For Journalists and correspondents wishing to be accredited for the international series, you can now apply by clicking here.

Updated Squads in Full

USA T20 International Series Squad (December 22nd – 23rd)

Monank Patel (Captain)
Ali Khan
Ali Sheikh
Gajanand Singh
Jasdeep Singh
Marty Kain
Nisarg Patel
Ritwik Behera
Ryan Scott
Saurabh Netravalkar
Steven Taylor
Sushant Modani
Vatsal Vaghela
Xavier Marshall
Yasir Mohammed

USA One Day International Series Squad (December 26th – 30th)

Monank Patel (Captain)
Aaron Jones (Vice-Captain)
Ali Khan
Gajanand Singh
Jasdeep Singh
Jaskaran Malhotra
Marty Kain
Nisarg Patel
Nosthush Kenjige
Rahul Jariwala
Ritwik Behera
Saurabh Netravalkar
Steven Taylor
Sushant Modani
Vatsal Vaghela
Xavier Marshall

Ticketing Details

All tickets must be purchased online in advance of the matches and can be done so online with no reservation fees by clicking here

General Admission – Prices same for all 5 matches
Adults $15 ($10 USA Cricket Members)
Kids U16 FREE (must be reserved online)
Seniors $10 ($8 Early Bird)

Ticket Packages

All 5 games

Adults $55
Seniors $40

Corporate Hospitality – Thursday 23rd Dec + Thursday 30th Dec only

Two of the five international matches in the Dafabet USA v Ireland Men’s International Series 2021, the floodlit matches on Thursday the 23rd of December and Thursday the 30th of December will both feature a special hospitality offering which offers great value for just $99 and includes exclusive access to the VIP Hospitality and seating area alongside a buffet food option and all-inclusive beer, wine and soft drinks. 

Both of these games will be the series finales in the respective T20I format (on Thursday 23rd) and ODI format (on Thursday 30th) when the presentations for the series winners will be made. Individual tickets are priced at $99 but please contact for additional group options or larger bookings. 

Individual Tickets = $99
USA Cricket Members = $89

Confirmed Final Schedule
D/N = Day Night Floodlit Fixture

There has been a minor amendment from the initially announced schedule with the second One Day International on Tuesday December 28th now being played as a day match starting at 10am.

22 December: USA Men v Ireland Men – 1st T20I (Florida; start 2pm local time)
23 December: USA Men v Ireland Men – 2nd T20I (Florida; start 7pm local time) D/N
26 December: USA Men v Ireland Men – 1st ODI (Florida; start 10am local time)
28 December: USA Men v Ireland Men – 2nd ODI (Florida; start 10am local time)
30 December: USA Men v Ireland Men – 3rd ODI (Florida; start 2.30pm local time) D/N


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