The road to the men’s ICC World Twenty20 2020 got moving in North America today in the beautiful surrounds of Raleigh, North Carolina where the second of two Americas regional qualifiers takes place; with Belize, Canada, Panama and USA fighting for two qualifying spots.

#TeamUSA opened tournament on Thursday against Panama with the full event set to run between 20 and 26 September with twelve matches will be played across six days and the top two teams in the standings at the conclusion of the tournament qualifying.

Panama won the toss and elected to bat first, you can watch the full match highlights and hear from USA Captain, Ibrahim Khaleel after the comprehensive win for the host nation.

View the full match scorecard from the 10 wicket win for USA in the Match Center. In the other game of the day, Canada had a comfortable win over Belize.

Next up for USA is Belize at 4pm on Friday before the first clash with the old rivals, Canada on Saturday with a big crowd expected. The schedule for the tournament can be viewed in full by clicking here.

Team USA schedule:
September 20 – USA v Panama (11am)
September 21 – USA v Belize (4pm)
September 22 – USA v Canada (4pm)
September 23 – USA v Panama (4pm)
September 25 – USA v Canada (4pm)
September 26 – USA v Belize (11am)