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2015 ICC Americas Twenty20 Division One

2015 ICC Americas Twenty20 Division One
Dates 3 – 10 May 2015
Administrator(s) ICC Americas
Cricket format 20-over
Tournament format(s) Double round-robin
Host(s)  USA
Champions  Canada (1st title)
Participants 4
Matches played 16
Player of the series Fahad Babar
Most runs Fahad Babar (242)
Most wickets Timil Patel (15)

The 2015 ICC Americas Twenty20 Division One was a cricket tournament held in the United States from 3–10 May 2015. All matches were played at the World Sports Park in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The top two teams at the tournament, ICC Americas, and featured the top four associate members in that region – Bermuda, Canada, Suriname, and the United States. The West Indies cricket team is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC), and thus qualifies directly for the World Twenty20.

Contents

  • Teams and qualification 1
  • Squads 2
  • Preparation 3
  • Points table 4
  • Fixtures 5
  • Statistics 6
    • Most runs 6.1
    • Most wickets 6.2
  • Final standing 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9

Teams and qualification

Team Mode of qualification
 Canada 12th place at 2013 World Twenty20 Qualifier
 Bermuda Champion of 2013 Division One
14th place at 2013 World Twenty20 Qualifier
 USA Runner-up in 2013 Division One
15th place at 2013 World Twenty20 Qualifier
 Suriname Champion of 2014 Division Two

Squads

 Bermuda[2]
Coach: Arnold Manders
 Canada[3]
Coach: Mukesh Narula
 Suriname[4]
Coaches: Kumar Rampat
and Ravindra Seeram
 United States[5]
Coach: Nasir Javed
  • Japen Patel was initially named in the U.S. squad for the tournament, but withdrew in late April, and was replaced by Mrunal Patel.[6]
  • Fiqre Crockwell and Malachi Jones were initially named in Bermuda's squad for the tournament, but withdrew in late April (Jones due to injury and Crockwell for unnamed reasons), and were replaced by Jason Anderson and Jacobi Robinson.[7] Anderson himself was withdrawn from the squad before the start of the tournament, and replaced by Mishael Paynter.[8]
  • Nisarg Patel was declared by the ICC to be ineligible to play in the tournament.[9]

Preparation

The Americas Twenty20 is the first international tournament to be held at the Indianapolis World Sports Park, with the two previous editions having been held at the Central Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill, Florida.[10] Bermuda, coached by former national player Arnold Manders (assisted by a former teammate, Clay Smith), prepared for the tournament with a training camp in Jamaica.[11] There, they played three matches against Jamaican club sides, winning all three.[12] As part of its preparation for the tournament, Suriname played several Twenty20 matches against a touring Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) side in March 2015.[13] Canada played three warm-up matches against an invitational XI in Houston, Texas.[14]

Points table

Team Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
 Canada 6 6 0 0 0 12 +1.519
 USA 6 4 2 0 0 8 +0.679
 Bermuda 6 1 5 0 0 2 –0.263
 Suriname 6 1 5 0 0 2 –1.812

Source: ESPNcricinfo

Fixtures

3 May
Scorecard
Canada 
121/8 (20 overs)
v
 Suriname
59/9 (20 overs)
Rizwan Cheema 34 (31)
Troy Dudnath 2/29 (4 overs)
Wasim Akram 19 (35)
Nikhil Dutta 4/8 (4 overs)
Canada won by 62 runs
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Sameer Bandekar (USA) and Ravishankar Byrappagowda (USA)
Player of the match: Nikhil Dutta (Can)
  • Suriname won the toss and elected to field.

3 May
Scorecard
Bermuda 
123/7 (20 overs)
v
 United States
125/5 (19 overs)
Christian Burgess 43 (31)
Karan Ganesh 2/23 (4 overs)
Fahad Babar 78* (54)
Janeiro Tucker 2/22 (2 overs)
USA won by 5 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Harry Grewal (Can) and Courtney Young (Cay)
Player of the match: Fahad Babar (USA)
  • Bermuda won the toss and elected to bat.

4 May
Scorecard
Canada 
143/8 (20 overs)
v
 Bermuda
70/8 (13 overs)
Ruvindu Gunasekera 62 (54)
Jacobi Robinson 3/13 (3 overs)
Janeiro Tucker 20 (13)
Cecil Pervez 2/5 (3 overs)
Canada won by 38 runs (D/L)
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Sameer Bandekar (USA) and Harry Grewal (Can)
Player of the match: Ruvindu Gunasekera (Can)
  • Canada won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Bermuda's target was set to 105 off 13 overs due to rain.

4 May
Scorecard
Suriname 
106/8 (20 overs)
v
 United States
107/2 (13.5 overs)
Shazam Ramjohn 24 (30)
Karan Ganesh 3/17 (4 overs)
Nicholas Standford 64* (49)
Carlton Baker 1/12 (2 overs)
USA won by 8 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Ravishankar Byrappagowda (USA) and Courtney Young (Cay)
Player of the match: Nicholas Standford (USA)
  • Suriname won the toss and elected to bat.

5 May
Scorecard
United States 
127/9 (20 overs)
v
 Canada
131/4 (18.4 overs)
Steven Taylor 46 (50)
Cecil Pervez 3/9 (3 overs)
Ruvindu Gunasekera 51 (48)
Barrington Bartley 1/16 (2 overs)
Canada won by 6 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Sameer Bandekar (USA) and Courtney Young (Cay)
Player of the match: Cecil Pervez (Can)
  • United States won the toss and elected to bat.

5 May
Scorecard
Bermuda 
142/2 (20 overs)
v
 Suriname
55 (18.1 overs)
David Hemp 72* (57)
Troy Dudnath 1/23 (3 overs)
Gavin Singh 15 (21)
Joshua Gilbert 2/4 (1.1 overs)
Bermuda won by 87 runs
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Ravishankar Byrappagowda (USA) and Harry Grewal (Can)
Player of the match: David Hemp (Ber)
  • Bermuda won the toss and elected to bat.

7 May
10:00
Scorecard
Bermuda 
97/5 (20 overs)
v
 United States
101/2 (12.1 overs)
OJ Pitcher 24 (37)
Timil Patel 3/22 (4 overs)
Steven Taylor 60 (39)
Jacobi Robinson 1/27 (4 overs)
USA won by 8 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Harry Grewal (Can) and Courtney Young (Cay)
Player of the match: Steven Taylor (USA)
  • Bermuda won the toss and elected to bat.

7 May
14:10
Scorecard
Canada 
157/8 (20.0 overs)
v
 Suriname
133/6 (20.0 overs)
Rizwan Cheema 46 (35)
Muneshwar Patandin 6/22 (4 overs)
Muneshwar Patandin 36 (35)
Saad Bin Zafar 2/17 (3 overs)
Canada won by 24 runs
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Sameer Bandekar (USA) and Ravishankar Byrappagowda (USA)
Player of the match: Muneshwar Patandin (Sur)
  • Canada won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Canada qualified for the World Twenty20 Qualifier as result of this match.[15]

8 May
Scorecard
Suriname 
106 (20 overs)
v
 United States
107/2 (18.2 overs)
Wasim Haslim 21 (17)
Timil Patel 4/13 (4 overs)
Fahad Babar 43* (46)
Muneshwar Patandin 1/14 (2.2 overs)
USA won by 8 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Ravishankar Byrappagowda (USA) and Courtney Young (Cay)
Player of the match: Timil Patel (USA)
  • United States won the toss and elected to field.
  • United States qualified for the World Twenty20 Qualifier as result of this match.[16]

8 May
Scorecard
Bermuda 
114/7 (20 overs)
v
 Canada
118/3 (18.2 overs)
Janeiro Tucker 34 (46)
Cecil Pervez 3/17 (4 overs)
Jimmy Hansra 68* (59)
Jordan DeSilva 1/11 (3 overs)
Canada won by 7 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Sameer Bandekar (USA) and Harry Grewal (Can)
Player of the match: Jimmy Hansra (Can)
  • Bermuda won the toss and elected to bat.

9 May
Scorecard
Bermuda 
99/7 (20 overs)
v
 Suriname
103/3 (19 overs)
David Hemp 28 (30)
Wasim Haslim 3/15 (4 overs)
Wasim Haslim 39 (46)
Janeiro Tucker 2/21 (4 overs)
Suriname won by 7 wickets
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Ravishankar Byrappagowda (USA) and Harry Grewal (Can)
Player of the match: Wasim Haslim (Sur)
  • Bermuda won the toss and elected to bat.

9 May
Scorecard
Canada 
127/6 (20 overs)
v
 United States
104/8 (20 overs)
Ruvindu Gunasekera 54 (48)
Timil Patel 3/20 (4 overs)
Fahad Babar 33 (37)
Jimmy Hansra 2/15 (4 overs)
Canada won by 23 runs
Indianapolis World Sports Park
Umpires: Sameer Bandekar (USA) and Courtney Young (Cay)
Player of the match: Ruvindu Gunasekera (Can)
  • United States won the toss and elected to field.

Statistics

Most runs

The top five run scorers (total runs) are included in this table.

Player Team Runs Inns Avg S/R Highest 100s 50s
Fahad Babar  United States 242 6 121.00 110.00 78* 0 1
Ruvindu Gunasekera  Canada 196 6 32.67 101.55 62 0 3
Steven Taylor  United States 167 6 27.83 109.15 60 0 1
David Hemp  Bermuda 156 6 31.20 92.86 72* 0 1
Jimmy Hansra  Canada 143 6 35.75 104.38 68* 0 1

Source: CricHQ

Most wickets

The top five wicket takers (total wickets) are listed in this table, ranked by wickets taken and then by bowling average.

Player Team Overs Wkts Ave SR Econ BBI
Timil Patel  United States 24.0 15 7.67 9.60 4.79 4/13
Nikhil Dutta  Canada 23.0 12 9.42 11.50 4.91 4/8
Muneshwar Patandin  Suriname 19.2 10 10.60 11.60 5.48 6/22
Cecil Pervez  Canada 18.0 9 8.67 12.00 4.33 3/9
Karan Ganesh  United States 18.0 7 15.57 15.43 6.06 3/17

Source: CricHQ

Final standing

Position Team Status
1  Canada Qualified for 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier
2  USA
3  Bermuda
4  Suriname Relegated to ICC Americas Division Two

References

  1. ^ "Nisarg Patel, Jasdeep Singh get USA call-ups". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  2. ^ (9 April 2015). "Squad Named For ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier" – Bernews. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Cheema to captain Canada at ICC Americas T20". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  4. ^ ICC Americas Men's Division 1 Championship Squad Announcement – ICC Americas. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  5. ^ Peter Della Penna (8 April 2015). "Nisarg Patel, Jasdeep Singh get USA call-ups" – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  6. ^ Peter Della Penna (19 April 2015). "Ghous named USA captain for ICC Americas T20" – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  7. ^ (29 April 2015). "Bermuda cricketer Fikre Crockwell withdraws from T20 tournament in USA following heroin charges" – Cricket Country. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  8. ^ Josh Ball (1 May 2015). "Anderson in, then out" – The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Nisarg Patel ruled ineligible by ICC". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  10. ^ Peter Della Penna (11 February 2015). "Indianapolis to host 2015 ICC Americas Division One T20" – CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  11. ^ (10 April 2015). "Bermudans For Training Camp In Ja" – The Gleaner. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  12. ^ Lawrence Trott (15 April 2015). "Bermuda finish Jamaica tour undefeated" – The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  13. ^ Jon Rea-Palmer (18 March 2015). "Monster hitting in Suriname" – Lord's. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  14. ^ "Canada T20 squad to play warm-ups in Texas". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 
  15. ^ "Canada win despite Patandin six-for". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "USA clinch spot in World T20 Qualifier". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 

External links

  • Series home at ESPN Cricinfo
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