Tuesday, June 18, 2024

USA Cricket: Saiteja Mukkamalla replaces Jaskaran Malhotra in USA ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 squad

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  • Jaskaran Malhotra ruled out of all matches through hand-injury
  • USA Men’s National Selection panel names 18 year-old batter, Saiteja Mukkamalla as his replacement

Jaskaran Malhotra has been ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 series at the Moosa Stadium in Texas due to injury. Malhotra has sadly suffered a hairline fracture of the left hand while fielding during the first practice match ahead of the series. Following medical assessment, he has been advised a recovery time of 3-4 weeks and has therefore been ruled out of the series in Houston.

He has been replaced by the 18 year old batter from New Jersey, Saiteja Mukkamalla who stands in line to make an international debut for the Men’s senior side during the series. The full 14 man Team USA Squad can be found.

USA Squad

Monank Patel (Captain)
Aaron Jones (Vice-Captain)
Ali Khan
Cameron Stevenson
Gajanand Singh
Nisarg Patel
Nosthush Kenjige
Rahul Jariwala
Rusty Theron
Saurabh Netravalkar
Saiteja Mukkamalla
Steven Taylor
Sushant Modani
Yasir Mohammed

Media Accreditation
For Journalists and correspondents wishing to be accredited for the international series, you can now apply by clicking here.

Ticketing Details
Prices same for all 12 matches
Adults –  $10
Kids (U16) –  FREE (must be reserved online)

Ticket Packages

All 6 matches in series 1 or series 2
Adults – $45

Final Schedule –  ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 Series Supported by Dream XI

All Games at Moosa Stadium in Houston, Texas, with 10.30am CST starts, tosses at 9.30am CST every day

Saturday 28th May USA vs Scotland
Sunday 29th May USA vs Scotland
Tuesday 31st May Scotland vs UAE
Wednesday 1st June USA vs UAE
Friday 3rd June UAE vs Scotland
Saturday 4th June USA vs UAE

Wednesday 8th June USA vs Oman
Thursday 9th June Oman vs Nepal
Saturday 11th June Nepal vs USA
Sunday 12th June Oman vs USA
Tuesday 14th June Nepal vs Oman
Wednesday 15th June USA vs Nepal


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