Apr 28, 2019

USA, Oman trained by Lankans, bag ODI status Featured

USA bagged the One-Day International status for the first time in their cricketing history as they defeated Hong Kong by 84 runs in the World Cricket League Division 2 match in Windhoek on Wednesday (April 24).

 
Oman, who had three wins in their first three games, were also awarded the ODI status.

The win was USA's third in the tournament, in four games, and ensured they will finish in the top four in the table. The top four teams from Papua New Guinea, Hong Kong, Namibia, Canada, Oman and USA will join Scotland, the UAE and Nepal in Cricket World Cup League 2.

It is singular that both teams are being coached by two former Sri Lankan cricketers, namely Duleep Mendis and Pubudu Dissanayake. Mendis is the coach of Oman while Dissanayake is the coach of the US.

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