The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 is a two-and-half-year competition involving seven teams that are two steps away from the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023
Men’s CWC League 2 - which sits one tier under the Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League - will see 21 tri-series played. Participating teams Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, United Arab Emirates and United States of America will play 36 One Day Internationals each on the Road to India 2023.
From August 2019 to January 2022 a total of 126 matches will be played, with the top three teams in the standings qualifying for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2022. The bottom four teams will drop into the Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-Off 2022 - which is a repechage event to the Global Qualifier- and will be joined by the winner of Challenge League A and B. The top two teams from the Play-Off will keep their hopes alive of participating in India 2023.
The Men’s CWC League 2 will run concurrently with the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge Leagues and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League which has a start date of May 2020.
Teams will also have the opportunity to climb the MRF Tyres ICC Men's ODI Team Rankings and players will be able to improve their rating in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings.
The hashtag for the competition is #RoadToCWC23.