The Nepalese national cricket team have a hectic schedule ahead as they are set to play 12 One Day International (ODI) matches in one month span. Nepal will play the final three Tri Series under Cricket World Cup (CWC) League 2 in February and March.
Nepal is hosting Scotland and Namibia from 14th-21st February. Both touring sides have already announced their squad for the away fixture. Nepal will then fly to UAE for the Tri Seris against the hosts and Papua New Guinea (PNG). The series starts on 27th February and ends on the sixth of March. Nepal’s run on CWC League 2 concludes on home soil with a Tri-Series against UAE and PNG itself. The final series is scheduled from nine-16th March.
Nepal is currently in sixth position, with 18 points from 24 matches. Only PNG is behind Nepal with a mere five points. The top three teams will directly get a spot in the Global World Cup Qualifiers which will feature ten teams in total. The bottom five teams from the 2020–23 World Cup Super League (excluding World Cup hosts India), the top three teams from the 2019–23 World Cup League 2, and the top two teams from the 2023 World Cup Qualifier Play-off.
The Bottom four teams from League 2 and the top Two teams from Challenge Cup will compete in the Play-off. The two teams ranked higher in this competition will play in the next League 2, while the two teams ranked lower will play in the next Challenge League.
The Nepalese team are sweating hard for the upcoming series at TU Cricket Ground. Monty Desai is training the team despite not getting an official appointment.