Nepal is all set to host its first-ever One Day International (ODI) series as a part of the Cricket World Cup League Two (CWCL2) at Tribhuvan University from February 5-12, 2020.
Nepal will play a tri-series against Oman and the United States.
They will play their first match in the League 2 against Oman on February 5, 2020. The visiting teams have already played 8 matches each.
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As of now, the US is leading the points table with 12 points and Oman is at 3rd position with 8 points.
|Team||Played||Won||Lost||No Result||Points||Net Run Rate|
|United Arab Emirates||7||3||3||1||7||-0.004|
|Papua New Guinea||8||0||8||0||0||-0.458|
The Nepali team is now eagerly waiting to showcase their skills in their first home ODI series.
This is considered to be a major sports event as it could portray Nepal on the global stage.
The stadium administrators are anticipating to sell 10,000 tickets as there will be substantial crowd to view the first ODI series.
The ICC CWCL2 2019-22 is a cricket tournament for determining the qualification of the international cricket teams for the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.
The top three teams in the ICC CWCL2 will get selected for the ‘World Cup Qualifier’ round.
The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup will be hosted by India from February 9 to March 26, 2023.