World Cup League 2: US To Host An ODI Game For The First Time
And, finally, the game of cricket set to land in the United States of America as well. US is going to host an ODI game for the first time in the history on September 13th. The hosts USA will face Papua New Guinea in the first match of the second tri-series of the World Cup League 2, which also includes Namibia.
First match will be played on September 13th:
The six-match series is part of the qualifying tournaments for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India. The three participating teams will each play four matches in the space of 11 days, all in Fort Lauderdale from September 13 to September 23.
The six-match tri-series on the road to the World Cup 2023 sees USA and Namibia make their debut in the CWC League 2 competition, with PNG participating in their second series, the ICC said in a statement.
With teams two steps away from qualifying for the 2023 edition of the World Cup, there is a lot at the stake in this series. All the teams have already started their preparation to give their best shot in the tournament. The winners will near the major tournament ICC World Cup 2023, which will be played in India.
In total, 36 ODI matches set to take place among USA, PNG and Namibia for the next two and a half years. Each match will have 8 points at the stake. Meanwhile, the officials announced that all the matches will be played n Fort Lauderdale.
Here are the fixtures:
13 September – USA v PNG (Broward County Stadium, Fort Lauderdale)
17 September – USA v Namibia (Broward County Stadium, Fort Lauderdale)
19 September- USA v PNG (Broward County Stadium, Fort Lauderdale)
20 September- USA v Namibia (Broward County Stadium, Fort Lauderdale)
22 September- PNG v Namibia (Broward County Stadium, Fort Lauderdale)
23 September – PNG v Namibia (Broward County Stadium, Fort Lauderdale)