Nepal’s tri-series against Oman, US postponedApart from the Oman series, the ICC also postponed other series of the League scheduled for April and May involving Papua New Guinea, Oman, Scotland, USA and Namibia.
Nepal’s tri-series match of the ICC Cricket World Cup League set for March involving hosts Oman and the United States of America have been postponed.
According to Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN), ICC, the international cricket governing body, decided to postpone the matches of the series owing to the effect of Covid-19, long quarantine rules and travel restrictions of different countries.
Apart from the Oman series, the ICC also postponed other series of the League scheduled for April and May involving Papua New Guinea, Oman, Scotland, USA and Namibia.
Nepal currently sit sixth in the League 2 table featuring seven teams. Each team will play 36 ODIs in total when the event concludes in February 2023.
The event is the gateway to the World Cup as the teams finishing on top three will secure berths for the World Cup Qualifiers while the bottom four will compete in the World Cup Qualifiers playoff set to take place in Zimbabwe in June and July of 2023.
Nepal have so far played four matches in the three-year League 2 cycle and have two wins and defeats each. Oman lead the standings winning eight matches from 10 games played. USA are second with six wins from 12 matches played and PNG are at the bottom of the standings having lost all eight matches played so far.