Nepal and PNG to play ODI series in Oman
Nepal will face Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a two-match One-Day International (ODI) series in Oman in September as part of their preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 Tri-Series encounter.
According to the Nepal Cricket Association, the first match will be played on September 5 and the second on September 8. (CAN). The first match will take place during the day, while the second will take place at night.
The International Cricket Council has yet to formally announce the date of the Tri-Series. The two-leg series, according to CAN sources, will be contested between September 13 and 20.
The Oman series was originally scheduled for March but was postponed because to the Covid-19 epidemic.
Nepal is presently ranked sixth in League 2, which includes seven teams: Oman, the United States, Scotland, Namibia, the United Arab Emirates, and Papua New Guinea. When the tournament ends in February 2023, each side will have played 36 One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
Nepal has played four matches in the three-year League 2 cycle, winning two and losing two. Oman is in first place in the rankings, having won eight of the ten matches played. The United States is in second place in the rankings, with six victories out of a possible twelve, while PNG is in last place, having lost all eight matches thus far.