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The co-hosts of the 2024 T20 World Cup, the United States of America have made headlines with their historic win against the 2009 T20 World Cup winners, Pakistan, in the Super Over. USA players have shown extreme talent and nerves of steel in the tournament with batter Aaron Jones yet to lose his wicket and pacer Saurabh Netravalkar delivering in the clutch moment against Pakistan. After winning both opening matches in Group A, the USA are scheduled to face cricket giants, Team India on Wednesday.

In this article, we will look at the top 5 USA players to watch out for ahead of their clash against India in the T20 World Cup 2024 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York on Wednesday.

1. Aaron Jones

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USA batter Aaron Jones has registered the highest individual score in the ongoing T20 World Cup as he smashed 10 sixes and 4 boundaries to score 94* off 40 against Canada at a strike rate of 235 to help his side chase down a huge total of 195 runs. Continuing his fine form in the next game against Pakistan, Jones smashed two sixes and fours each in his unbeaten knock of 36 runs in 26 balls as the USA forced the game into Super Over, where Jones scored 11 runs and helped his side to clinch victory. 

The 29-year-old Jones (130 runs in 2 matches) has managed the second spot in the list of leading run-scorers in the T20 World Cup 2024. Jones could play a huge role for Team USA against India on Wednesday.