Nepal vs Oman vs USA: All you need to know

Sep 12, 2021 | Cricket | 0 comments

Nepal is playing crucial matches in ICC World Cricket League 2 (WCL2) against familiar rivals the USA and Oman. Nepal will play twice against home team Oman and the USA in Al Amerat Cricket Ground. Oman has been in top form, pretty much reflected by the points table as it leads the table with 16 points from 10 matches. Whereas, the USA sits at second with 12 points from 12 games. Meanwhile, Nepal needs to win to climb up the table as it is placed at sixth by 4 points from four matches, with both wins coming against the USA. The series is expected to produce thrilling contests as all three teams are evenly matched. Hopefully, it will become an excellent series for Nepal.


Nepal vs USA – September 13, 4:15 NST (Day/Night Match)

Nepal vs Oman – September 13, 4:15 NST (Day/Night Match)

Nepal vs USA – September 17, 4:15 NST (Day/Night Match)

Nepal vs Oman – September 19, 4:15 NST (Day/Night Match)

Live Broadcast

Action Sports HD in Nepal (No live on Youtube)




Gyanendra Malla (c), Binod Bhandari (wk), Sharad Vesawkar, Dipendra Singh Airee, Sushan Bhari, Pawan Sarraf, Rohit Paudel, Sandeep Lamichhane, Karan KC, Aarif Sheikh, Kushal Bhurtel, Sompal Kami, Bikram Sob, Aasif Sheikh, Abinash Bohara, Kushal Malla, Gulshan Jha.


Zeeshan Maqsood (c), Jatinder Singh, Khawar Ali, Aqib Ilyas, Mohammad Nadeem, Sandeep Goud, Suraj Kumar (wk), Jay Odedra, Fayyaz Butt, Kaleemullah, Bilal Khan, Naseem Khushi, Mohammad Sanuth, Badal Singh.


Steven Taylor, Sushant Modani, Monank Patel(w), Aaron Jones, Jaskaran Malhotra, Nisarg Patel, Karima Gore, Nosthush Kenjige, Abhishek Paradkar, Jasdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar(c), Gajanand Singh, Elmore Hutchinson, Dominique Rikhi.

Injury Update


Jasdeep Singh has been ruled out of the tournament due to a side strain. Aaron Jones suffered an injury to his left hand with a hairline fracture.


Dipendra Singh Airee has been ruled out of the tournament due to an ankle injury.

ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 Table

Head to Head, last two ODIs

Nepal -2, USA-0

Most recent last.

Nepal – W, W

USA – L, L

Nepal -0, Oman-2

Most recent last.

Oman – W, W

Nepal – L, L

Form Guide Last 5 ODIs


Most recent last

W, L, W, W, W

Won vs USA, 2020
Lost vs Oman, 2020
Won vs the USA, 2020
Won vs PNG, 2021
Won vs PNG, 2021


Most recent last

NR, W, W, W, W

NR vs UAE, 2020
Won vs Nepal, 2020
Won vs USA, 2020
Won vs Nepal, 2020
Won vs USA, 2020


Most recent last

L, L, L, W, W

Lost vs Nepal, 2020
Lost vs Oman, 2020
Lost vs Nepal, 2020
Won vs PNG, 2021
Won vs PNG, 2021

Key Players

Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal)

Leg Spin Bowler

The Global star, the new icon of Nepal Cricket, Sandeep Lamichhane, is Nepal’s trump card. Whether be it with Leg Spinner or Googly, he seems to deceive batters with ease. So, from his calibre, you would expect nothing less than a truck full of wickets. Nepal cricket team will need him more than ever after the retirement of Legend Paras Khadka.

Matches: 12

Wickets: 33

Best Bowling Figure: 6/11

Average: 12.75

Economy: 4.03

5 wickets – 2

Jaskaran Malhotra (USA)

Wicketkeeper Batsman

The man in form, the man with a record, Six sixes in an over, when he last played. The dashing right-hander is capable of smashing even the good balls for the boundaries. The USA’s batting is highly reliant on him and will be hopeful of similar batting returns.

Matches: 7

Wickets: 228

Highest Score: 173*

Average: 45.60

50: 0

100: 1

Aqib Ilyas

Top Order Batsman

The stylish right-hander is a consistent performer for Oman. He cast his talent when he amassed Nepalese bowlers to all parks to register a stunning century against Nepal in their last meeting. He is the spine of Oman batting and some who catch your eyes with breathtaking strokeplay.

Matches: 11

Wickets: 621

Highest Score: 109*

Average: 69

50: 4

100: 2

Pitch Report

The Al Amerat cricket stadium pitch is suitable for both batting and bowling. A low-scoring match is expected at this venue. Two hundred-odd runs are par score while batting first. The team winning the toss is assumed to bowl first.
The last five results on this venue is mentioned as:
Won Batting First: 2
Won Batting Second: 3
No Result: 0


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