Nepal cricket team heads off to Oman for World Cup League 2

Nepali Cricket Team

The Nepal cricket team pose for a photo before leaving for Oman, in Kathmandu, on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Photo: Raman Shiwakoti/Facebook

The 17-men group left Nepal on Tuesday as they will take on Papua New Guinea, Oman and the USA in two distinctive ODI series in Oman in September.

The team will initially take on Papua New Guinea in a two-match ODI series on September 5 and 8, after which they will take on Oman and the USA in the 2019–2023 ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 competition from September 13 to 20. Both series are occurring in Oman.

The 17-member team have been joined by five authorities, who additionally traveled to Oman on Salam Air on Tuesday morning. Because of Covid-19, additional players have been taken, as per reported by CAN authorities.

Skiper of the nepal national side Gyanendra Malla and coach Dav Whatmore said that the two matches against Papua New Guinea are incredible for the group as they will accept them as training for the accompanying competition.

The series against Oman and the USA will be Nepal’s second series some portion of the 2019–2023 ICC Cricket World Cup League 2. They played against the two groups in February 2020 winning two and losing two.


Nepal’s squad:

Gyanendra Malla (Captain), Dipendra Singh Airee (Vice-captain), Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh, Gulshan Jha, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Malla, Binod Bhandari, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami, Pawan Sarraf, Abinash Bohora, Rohit Paudel, Sushan Bhari, Sharad Vesawkar, Bikram Sob

Coach: Dav Whatmore