USA on a mission
Vish Lekhram writes enthusiastically about the USA team who today head to Sri Lanka for the Under-19 World Cup:
Ordinarily in other sporting disciplines this would not be a very noteworthy event but because we Americans are viewed as the best at everything by the global population, this has added a lot of pressures on this cricket team to do as well as the other sporting disciplines, and are being compared to the US Olympic team that will participate in the Winter Games in a few weeks time. What an honor this team has bestowed on the USA's cricketing nation that is well represented by these strong, talented, and gifted young men!
We all expect the "boys," soon to be men to win the whole thing! Is this an unreasonable expectation? Are we being practical? Can this squad as talented as they are, beat the West Indies, South Africa, or Australia (they are grouped together in "D") to advance to the next round?