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Nepal improves two position in new ODI ranking

Nepal has improved its position in the new International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI ranking. Nepal rose two spots to take over the 17th spot in the recent ICC ODI rankings, which was revealed on March 8.

Nepal, who was in the 19th spot, left the USA (18th) and UAE (19th) behind after a great run in recent times. Nepal has won seven matches from the previous eight encounters.

ODI

Pos Team Mat Points Rating
1 IndiaIND 58 7020 121
2 AustraliaAUS 45 5309 118
3 South AfricaSA 37 4062 110
4 PakistanPAK 36 3922 109
5 New ZealandNZL 46 4708 102
6 EnglandENG 41 3934 96
7 Sri LankaLKA 55 4947 90
8 BangladeshBGD 50 4417 88
9 AfghanistanAFG 35 2845 81
10 West IndiesWI 44 3109 71
11 ZimbabweZIM 34 1706 50
12 IrelandIRE 29 1355 47
13 ScotlandSCO 36 1664 46
14 NetherlandsNLD 41 1639 40
15 NepalNPL 49 1675 34
16 NamibiaNAM 32 1064 33
17 CanadaCAN 11 359 33
18 United States of AmericaUSA 31 808 26
19 OmanOMN 24 525 22
20 United Arab EmiratesUAE 44 542 12


Namibia (16th) and Oman (15th) are ahead of Nepal in the ranking. India are at the top, followed by Australia and New Zealand, whereas the world champions are in the fourth spot.

Rohit Paudel and Aasif Sheikh are the two batters to be enlisted in the top 100 of the batters’ ranking, taking the 59th and 78th positions respectively. In the bowling list, Sandeep Lamichhane, Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh Airee and Karan Kc are in the 26th (^1) 67th (^6), 73rd (^7) and 89th (^8) positions respectively.

Nepal are set to play PNG tomorrow (March 9) at TU Cricket Ground in the decisive Tri-Series under CWC League 2. Nepal needs to win all four matches to go past Namibia and take the third spot to grab the direct spot in the World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.

Meanwhile, Nepal is currently sitting at the 16th position in the T20I ranking.