ICC announces fixture for ICC World Cricket League Championship 2015-2017

ICC – The International Cricket Council today announced the schedule for both the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship and the ICC Intercontinental Cup from 2015 to 2017.

The WCL Championship is ICC’s premier 50-over competition for the leading Associate Members. The top countries at the end of 2017 will earn direct passage into the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018, while the winner will also have the opportunity to challenge for a place on the ICC’s ODI Rankings from 2018 onwards.

Fixtures in ICC WCLC event is played over seven rounds on a home or away basis, however, in a change from previous events, round 7 (in late 2017) will this time be played simultaneously in a common venue that will be announced in due course.

Round / Date Home Away
Round 1 April – June 2015 Kenya
Scotland
Netherlands
Namibia
v UAE
Nepal
PNG
Hong Kong
Round 2 August – November 2015 Netherlands
Nepal
UAE
Namibia
v Scotland
PNG
Hong Kong
Kenya
Round 3 February – June 2016 Nepal
UAE
Hong Kong
PNG
v Namibia
Netherlands
Scotland
Kenya
Round 4 August – November 2016 Kenya
Scotland
Netherlands
PNG
v Hong Kong
UAE
Nepal
Namibia
Round 5 February – June 2017 Nepal
UAE
Hong Kong
Scotland
v Kenya
PNG
Netherlands
Namibia
Round 6
July – November 2017
Hong Kong
PNG
Kenya
Namibia
v Nepal
Scotland
Netherlands
UAE
Round 7 November – December 2017 (Simultaneous round in a common venue TBA) UAE
Kenya
Hong Kong
Netherlands
v Nepal
Scotland
PNG
Namibia

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