Namibia and Oman last met each other during ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifiers in UAE - Image by ICC Online Media Zone @ICC (Twitter)

Oman Cricket (OC) have announced the schedule for the upcoming round 4 of ICC CWC League 2 Championship from Jan 05th – 12th, 2019, to be held at Al Amerat. Oman will be hosting UAE and Namibia in the ODI Tri-series, and all the team’s will play 4 ODI matches each during the event.

All the participating nations have played a round each in the League 2 Championship, with UAE having hosted the recently concluded round 3 (vs Scotland/USA) and Oman playing in round 1 of the Championship (vs Scotland/Papua New Guinea) in Scotland and Namibia playing in round 2 of the Championship (vs USA/Papua New Guinea) in USA.

Schedule announced for Round 4 of ICC CWC League 2 in Oman 1
Oman and UAE in action during ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers – Image by ICC Online Media Zone @ICC (Twitter)

Both Namibia and Oman will be looking to join or leapfrog USA at the top of the points table, having won 3 of their 4 completed games so far in the Championship. USA currently lead the points table with 6 wins in their 8 completed games. UAE managed to win the final match in round 3 against Scotland to open their points account in the log. All the three teams played against each other during the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup qualifiers in Oct/Nov 2019 in UAE.

Schedule announced for Round 4 of ICC CWC League 2 in Oman 2
Oman and Namibia in action during ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers – Image by ICC Online Media Zone @ICC (Twitter)

The Championship, which will see all the 7 participating nations (Oman, UAE, Scotland, Namibia, USA, Papua New Guinea & Nepal) play 36 ODI matches from 2019-2021 period in set of 21 Tri-series hosted by each of the nations (3 each), is the qualification pathway program towards 2022 ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers.

ICC CWC League 2 (Round 4) Schedule

Date Match Venue Time (Local)
05-Jan-20 Oman vs United Arab Emirates OC Turf 1 10:00AM
06-Jan-20 United Arab Emirates vs Namibia OC Turf 1 10:00AM
08-Jan-20 Oman vs Namibia OC Turf 1 10:00AM
09-Jan-20 United Arab Emirates vs Oman OC Turf 1 10:00AM
11-Jan-20 Namibia vs United Arab Emirates OC Turf 1 10:00AM
12-Jan-20 Oman vs Namibia OC Turf 1 10:00AM

 

Squads

Oman: Zeeshan Maqsood (Captain), Aqib Ilyas, Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Sanuth Ebrahim, Suraj Kumar, Muhammed Naseem, Sandeep Goud, Muhammed Nadeem, Jay Odedra, Baadal Singh, Ahmed Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah & Bilal Khan

Namibia: Gerhard Erasmus (Captain), Jan Frylinck, Zane Green, Bernard Scholtz, Pikky Ya France, Stephen Baard, Craig Williams, JP Kotze, Karl Birkenstock, Nicol Loftie-Eaton, Mauritous Ngupita, Jan-Izak De Villiers, Ben Shikongo & JJ Smit

United Arab Emirates: Ahmed Raza (Captain), Rohan Mustafa, Mohammed Usman, CP Rizwan, Waheed Ahmed, Zawar Farid, Darius D’Silva, Karthik Meiyappan, Jonathan Figy, Vriitya Aravind, Zahoor Khan, Junaid Siddique, Basil Hameed & Chirag Suri

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