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With 24 matches already completed in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024, Australia and South Africa are the two teams to register three victories in three matches while India and USA will battle against each other on Wednesday in Group A clash as both have managed two wins in two matches. On other other hand, Pakistan registered their first win of the campaign after beating Canada on Tuesday.

In this article, we’ll look at all the big news that took place on Tuesday, June 11, but before that, let's check the matches scheduled for the day.

Today's match preview

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024:

United States of America vs India

Co-hosts and debutants for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, United States of America, are set to take on India in an exciting clash on Wednesday, June 12, at the Nassau County International Stadium in New York. Seeded in Group A, India and USA are currently placed at the first and second positions, respectively, with two wins to their credit. Both teams have come off dominantly and are running on a two-win streak. The two sides will face each other on Wednesday at 08:00 p.m. IST.

West Indies vs New Zealand

The West Indies will take on New Zealand in a big-ticket Group C clash at the Brian Lara Stadium. Ahead of this clash, the Windies registered a dominant victory over Uganda to continue their undefeated run in the World Cup. On the other hand, the Blackcaps suffered massive defeat against Afghanistan. West Indies and New Zealand are scheduled to clash on Thursday morning at 06:00 a.m. IST.

Major cricket events that happened on June 11

Mohammad Rizwan's unbeaten half-century guides Pakistan to 7-wicket win over Canada

After losing their opening two matches including an upset against the USA and 6-run defeat against India, Pakistan finally registered a win in the T20 World Cup 2024. Babar Azam's side defeated Canada by 7 wickets with 15 balls remaining. Batting first, Canada placed a 106-run target as opener Aaron Johnson scored a half-century while Mohammad Amir and Haris Rauf picked up two wickets each. During the chase, Rizwan and Babar, who came to bat at No.3, combined for a 63-run partnership for the second wicket. After skipper's wicket, Rizwan took Pakistan to the finish line in 17.3 overs.

NOTE: Nepal and Sri Lanka's Group D clash at the  Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill was abandoned without a ball being bowled. Both teams got one point each.

Australia thrashed Namibia by 9 wickets to clinch Super 8 spot

The World Cup giants, Australia, comfortably defeated Namibia on Thursday morning (IST). After restricting Namibia to 72 runs in 17 overs as Adam Zampa picked up four while Marcus Stoinis and Josh Hazlewood picked up two wickets each, and Pat Cummins and Nathan Ellis ended with a wicket each. During the chase, Aussie opening batters David Warner, Travis Head, and Micthell Marsh created a havoc as they chased the target in 5.4 overs.

PCB reveals salaries of national team players: Reports

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) reportedly revealed the monthly salaries that the national top men’s cricketers earn. The cricket governing body disclosed the latest and updated contract details of the players that see substantial pay increase across all the categories. According to reports, top cricketers including skipper Babar AzamShaheen Afridi and Mohammad Rizwan fall into Category A, which is the highest tier. 

YouTuber shot dead for vlogging about India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2024 clash: Reports

A horrific incident took place in Karachi before the much-awaited T20 World Cup 2024 clash between India and Pakistan which saw a content creator lose his life. The Men in Blue won the game in thrilling fashion as they defended 119 to register a six-run victory. This result generated emotions of elation and heartbreak among fans supporting both teams but the game also led to the death on a supporter. A YouTuber from Pakistan, called Saad Ahmed, was at the Karachi's mobile market to film a video about the India vs Pakistan match in New York on June 9.

Guyana Amazon Warriors sign Rahmanullah Gurbaz for CPL 2024

Ahead of the  2024 edition of the CPL, scheduled to take place from August 29 to October 6,  Guyana Amazon Warriors have signed Afghanistan's wicketkeeping-opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz for the CPL 2024. Imran Tahir, who captained the team to their maiden title last season, has been retained. In the CPL 2024,  for the first time in ten years  games will be taking place in Antigua.