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Men’s CWC League 2 Series 5

Men’s CWC League 2 Series in Nepal begins this week

Media release

The fifth series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 takes places this week as Nepal, host the USA and Oman, as the battle to India 2023 continues.

Nepal will make their debut in the event, with Oman and the USA both playing in their third tri-series. USA currently sit at the top of the table with 12 points from eight matches and Oman have accumulated eight points from six matches in the standings.

The fifth of the 21 series in League 2 will see the TU Ground, Kathmandu, host six One-Day Internationals from 5 to 12 February. Each team will play four ODIs each during the series with a maximum of eight points available to each team.

Oman Cricket National Coach, Duleep Mendis said, “Oman is looking forward to the series in Nepal. We have had two successful tri-series in Scotland and Oman. Oman is fully prepared and very keen in our task towards qualifying for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India. We expect a keenly contested tournament in Nepal.”

After the 21 tri-series have been completed the top three teams will confirm their place in 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, by qualifying for the Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2022. Click here for the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 qualification pathway

Match Schedule

5 February: Oman v UAE
6 February: UAE v Namibia
8 February: Oman v Namibia
9 February: UAE v Namibia
11 February: Oman v UAE
12 February: Oman v Namibia

All matches start at 09h30 local time.

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