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The first week of the T20 World Cup 2024 has been a lot of hard work for the batters in the USA and the Caribbean, with most of the pitches being quite conducive to pace and spin bowling. But still, there have been a few fantastic batting performances from players, playing a key role in ensuring that their team managed to register a win in the ongoing tournament.

In this article, SportsTiger looks at the five best knocks from week 1 of the T20 World Cup 2024.

Aaron Jones - 94* vs CAN

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Aaron Jones kicked off the T20 World Cup 2024 with a match-winning knock for the USA against Canada at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas. In pursuit of the 195-run target, he walked into bat at number four and stitched together an incredible partnership of 131 runs for the fourth wicket alongside Andries Gous before taking the USA over the finishing line to achieve a famous win in the T20 World Cup.

The right-handed batter scored 94 runs off just 40 balls, a breathtaking innings which included four fours and 10 maximums towards the mid-wicket to long-on region.