US official's witty response to victory over Pakistan in T20 World Cup goes viral: 'I often get in trouble…'

US Department of State Spokesperson Matthew Miller indulged in a light-hearted chat with reporters when he was asked about Pakistan's shocking defeat against the American cricket team in the ongoing ICC men's competition. T20 World Cup.

Responding to the question during a press briefing, Miller gave a cheeky response while humbly admitting his limited knowledge about cricket (ANI/Getty)

There is no comparable history for cricket in the United States, a game considered a religion in South Asian countries like India and Pakistan.

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In the United States, most people enjoy and participate in sports like baseball, basketball, soccer, and American football. Despite this, the United States cricket team on Thursday (June 6) made history by emerging victorious over Pakistan in a nail-biting encounter at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas.

Responding to the question at a press briefing, Miller gave a cheeky response while humbly admitting his limited knowledge about cricket. “I often get into trouble when I try to comment on things that are beyond my area of ​​expertise, and I would say that the Pakistan cricket team certainly falls into that category,” said the White House an official said.

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T20 World Cup: USA wins against Pakistan in historic triumph

After many twists and turns at Grand Prairie Stadium, the United States prevailed despite a tense match that ended in a Super Over after both teams scored 159 points. Pakistan's lackluster effort was characterized by dropped catches and fielding errors.

Pakistan was unexpectedly beaten in a major ICC cricket competition that the United States and West Indies are co-hosting for the first time. Despite its great popularity, cricket is still little known in the United States. The ICC predicts that the American team's triumph will lead to greater interest in the sport.

Miller's remark injects some humor into the discussion surrounding the U.S. cricket team's surprising victory. All eyes will be on Team USA as the competition continues, as they seek further success and victories in cricket.

Commenting on his team's success, the United States captain Monk Patelwho won the title of official player of the match, described the result as a “great achievement”.

“Beating Pakistan and playing for the first time, the way we played today, I'm really proud of the boys,” he said.

With two wins and one loss, India leads Group A with four points, followed by the United States in second place. In their final encounter in Lauderhill, the United States faces Ireland on Friday with the aim of making history by clinching a Super 8 berth.

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