T20 World Cup 2024: Netizens spot MS Dhoni’s doppelganger during USA vs Pakistan match

Jun 7, 2024

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The United States of America (USA) pulled off a monumental upset in the T20 World Cup 2024 with a thrilling Super Over win over Pakistan in Texas. The game extended to the extra over after both teams scored 159 runs in their 20 overs at Grand Prairie Stadium in New York. Ultimately, the USA held their nerve to achieve a remarkable victory for the ages.

The doppelganger incident: MS Dhoni lookalike spotted

Adding to the match’s excitement, an unexpected incident captured the crowd’s attention. Netizens noticed an uncanny resemblance between a spectator at the game and Indian cricket legend MS Dhoni. This discovery sparked a flood of doppelgänger images and memes across social media. While it’s not the first time a lookalike of a famous sportsperson has caused a buzz, this particular incident added an extra layer of amusement to the already exhilarating match.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:

He Should be given the name “Haji Dhoni” after the match😂🫣
#PakvsUSA #dhoni pic.twitter.com/1n3wWukHiB

— Dactor Sahiba👩🏻‍⚕️ (@aroojar4) June 6, 2024

Thala ms dhoni in USA 😳🤔#PakvsUSA pic.twitter.com/aW6b8WD2tJ

— Berlin (@realwitcher_) June 6, 2024

I can’t believe MS Dhoni came in the ground and supporting pakistan 👀🤣#PakvsUSA pic.twitter.com/a8GkHkdMOH

— sehrish qayyum (@sehrishqayyum2) June 6, 2024

What is my blud Dhoni doing there? 😭 pic.twitter.com/0KRUpiN6LP

— Bowie Kendrix (🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 for Euro) (@crictologist) June 6, 2024

MS Dhoni watching #PAKvsAUS match by using incognito mode#PAKvUSA #USAvPAK pic.twitter.com/LXrtHPeH9e

— Pehn Di Siri (@PehnDiSiri) June 6, 2024

MS Dhoni watching #PAKvsAUS match by using incognito mode#PAKvUSA #USAvPAK pic.twitter.com/rgBF6w1U8m

— Danish (@kohkun654) June 6, 2024

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USA’s resilience: A thrilling super over decider

Pakistan, batting first, set a challenging target of 159 runs. However, the American bowlers displayed exceptional grit, keeping the Pakistani batters in check. The USA, in response, showcased remarkable composure, tying the score with the last ball of the final over. American captain Monank Patel played a crucial knock of 50, ensuring the team stayed in contention.

With the scores tied, the match proceeded to a nerve-wracking Super Over. Batting first, American power hitter Alex Jones set a daunting target for Pakistan. Chasing 19 runs in 6 balls, Pakistan managed only 13 runs, losing 1 wicket, and thus succumbed to the USA.

This victory marks a historic moment for American cricket, not only bolstering their position in the group stage but also serving as a major confidence booster. The jubilant crowd at the stadium erupted in celebration, marking a special day for the sport in the United States. With this win, the USA need just one more victory to qualify for the Round of 8, where the sport’s major teams will clash.

Also READ: Meet Saurabh Netravalkar, the India-born USA cricketer who shocked Pakistan at T20 World Cup 2024

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