Can Nepal improve its ODI rank?

Currently, Nepal holds the 19th position in the chart of ODI-ranked countries. Back in 2018, on March 15, Nepal gets its first-ever ODI rank which was one of the proudest moments for all Nepalese supporters and cricket enthusiasts. It was one of the days to be remembered and that was the time when every Nepali now give remarks about cricket as well as at that time football was the prioritizing matter of talk. Many cricketers like Paras Khadka, Shakti Gauchan, Basanta Regmi, and Gyanendra Malla had got their back in providing that worth to Nepal.

However, with time Nepal has been pushed down on its ranking now Nepal has got a chance to increase its ODI ranking. Currently, Nepal is playing the Tri-nation series with Scotland and Namibia.

Started From: Thursday, December 1.

Playing Countries: Nepal, Scotland, and Namibia

Venue: Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek

Fixtures of Tri-Nations Series of Nepal, Scotland, and Namibia

Thu Dec 1Scotland vs Namibia, 1st ODIScotland won by 4 wicketsWanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
Fri Dec 2Namibia vs Nepal, 2nd ODINo result (due to rain)Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
Sun Dec 4Scotland vs Nepal, 3rd ODIScotland won by 3 wicketsWanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
Mon Dec 5Scotland vs Namibia, 4th ODINamibia won by 3 wicketsWanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
Wed Dec 7Nepal vs Namibia, 5th ODITBDWanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
Dec 08, ThuNepal vs Scotland, 6th MatchTBDWanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek
  • What is the Current ODI ranking of Nepal?

Currently, Nepal holds the 19th position in the race of ODI ranking by ICC(International Cricket Committee)

  • What is the Current ODI ranking of Scotland?

As of now, Scotland holds the 12th position in the ODI rankings by ICC.

  • What is the Current ODI ranking of Namibia?

Namibia is in the 14th position in the chart of ICC ODI rankings.

How can Nepal increase its ODI rankings from this CWC World League-2?

If we look into the current point table of this league, its looks like this:

TeamsMatWonLostLostTiedN/RPtsNet RR
United States of America361617172135-0.040
United Arab Emirates2612111112270.051
Papua New Guinea2822525105-0.982

                  (Fig: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Standings )

As of this standings, Nepal is on the second last position in the standings of CWC League 2,however if Nepal wins the match against Namibia that is going to add a plus point on the ODI ranking status.