USA won WCL 2016 match against Italy

USA won WCL 2016 match against Italy

USA beat Italy by 1 wicket in WCL 2016:

United States of America beat Italy in ICC World Cricket League division four championship in Los Angeles. It is USA second straight victory in WCL-Division 4 championship. This is the type of start USA needs in ICC cricket championship. USA is unbeaten in the championship, other two teams that haven't lost a single game so far are Oman and Denmark. Only top two teams will get promoted to Division Three championship and so far USA is right on target to achieve this milestone. Match was effected by rain and got reduced to 41 overs per innings. USA won match against Italy by a narrow margin.

USA v Italy Match Overview:

USA v Italy match was reduced to 46 overs per side due to overcast morning followed by rain. Italy won toss and decided to bat first. Soon after start of match, rain came back again and play was stopped. Match got eventually reduced to 41 overs per side. With a solid opening stand of 118 runs, it seemed like Italy will put a highly competitive score on board for USA to chase. Both openers scored half centuries before getting out one after another. Italy struggled to gain momentum after losing both openers. Italy scored 185 runs for loss of 5 wickets in 41 overs with 4.51 runs per hour. United States of America achieved target in 37.2 overs but lost 9 of their wickets. USA kept losing wickets at regular interval but succeed to keep scoreboard ticking. Their best partnership through out innings was 46 runs for eight wicket. Italy was in control of most part of Match. It was due to Timroy Allen who scored a brisk 53 runs from only 25 balls and won USA their second match in WCL Division Four.  

USA beat Italy in ICC WCL Division 4

Allen Batting Heroics:

Timroy Allen superb batting helped USA secure 2 more points in ongoing ICC World Cricket League 2016, division four contest in Los Angeles, USA. Allen displayed a heroic batting performance and led USA to a victory over Italy. Allen has also played in Hero Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament and was representing Jamaica Tallawahs team.  Timroy Allen was awarded Player of the match award. Allen will have to keep performing good to win some more crucial games for USA.

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