Deccan Chronicle – Dubai: The ICC on Friday included Nepal, Netherlands, Scotland and the UAE in their ODI rankings list apart from the 12 existing countries.

Summary

  • Dubai: The ICC on Friday included Nepal, Netherlands, Scotland and the UAE in their ODI rankings list apart from the 12 existing countries.
  • The ICC release states that results of all the bilateral ODIs involving these new teams will henceforth be taken into account while calculating the rating points.
  • The Netherlands secured ODI status and a place in the 13-team ODI league by winning the ICC World Cricket League Championship last year, while Scotland, Nepal and the UAE earned ODI status by finishing as the three leading associates (along with the Dutch) in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.
  • Scotland have been ranked in 13th on 28 points – 10 points behind 12th ranked Ireland – while the UAE are another 10 points behind on 18 in 14th position.
  • “Teams earn points from each match they play against opposition with an ODI rating.


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