Canada won the 2024 tournament after its first loss

The Americas regional final in Bermuda saw Canada overcome a match-opening loss and dodge Tropical Storm Phillip to qualify for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024.

A surprising 86-run loss to Bermuda to open the tournament forced Saad bin Zafar's team to beat the hosts on the last day. The Saturday morning game was 

canceled due to a storm, although the decider's outfield was dry. However, each side had 18 overs.Canada scored 132/4 after winning the toss and batting first owing

to Navneet Dhaliwal's 45-run outburst in 38 balls. Nikhil Dutta's off-spin bowled Kamau Leverock (23) and Delray Rollins (1) earlier. The key to chasing Bermuda.

After the double attack, Bermuda failed to rebuild from 52/1 to 55/3 and lost Taryn Frey (30) to Saad's left-arm orthodox. New bowler Kaleem Sana took 

3/4 in 3.5 overs. Jeremy Gordon, another fast bowler, recovered with 3/6 (2).Canada's first Men's T20 World Cup appearance follows its 1979 50-over Cricket

World Cup appearance and qualifying for 2003, 2007, and 2011.Argentina and the Bahamas played sub-regional T20 World Cup qualification in February.

Six American teams qualified. Panama placed third and the Cayman Islands fourth in the subregional finals.The USA automatically qualified for the tournament, 

which will be played at three venues next year.