Shane's Cricket Ratings (ICC associates and affiliates)

One day Rankings
Twenty20 Rankings
Multi-day Rankings

This page includes One day, Twenty20 and multi-day cricket rankings. To be included, a country must have played eight or more one day or Twenty20 matches, or seven or more multi-day matches. At least one of the matches must have been played in the last five years and the team must not have lost all of their matches.

One day ranking list

The first three columns in the ODI table are the team's position, the team name and the number of ranking points. The fourth column is the team's global World Cricket League division. The fifth column is the team's regional World Cricket League division. The final column in the table is the ICC Membership status of the country - full, associate or affiliate membership.

Includes one day internationals up to Sark vs. Alderney, 26 July 2014.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. Australia 7094 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7066 Full
3. South Africa 7060 Full
4. India 7027 Full
5. Pakistan 6970 Full
6. England 6967 Full
7. New Zealand 6899 Full
8. West Indies 6792 Full
9. Bangladesh 6517 Full
10. Ireland 6386 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6297 Full
12. Afghanistan 6111 1 Asia Premier Assoc
13. Scotland 5987 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. Netherlands 5941 2 Europe Div 1 Assoc
15. United Arab Emirates 5909 1 Asia Premier Assoc
16. Kenya 5672 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Canada 5564 2 Americas Div 1 Assoc
18. Papua New Guinea 5555 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
19. Nepal 5550 3 Asia Premier Assoc
20. Namibia 5500 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5397 1 Asia Premier Assoc
22. United States of America 5368 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
23. Oman 5272 5 Asia Premier Affil
24. Uganda 5258 3 Africa Div 1 Assoc
25. Bermuda 5208 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
26. Denmark 5202 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
27. Malaysia 5183 3 Asia Elite Assoc
28. Singapore 5133 3 Asia Premier Assoc
29. Jersey 5060 5 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Italy 4888 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Kuwait 4818 Asia Elite Assoc
32. Tanzania 4718 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
33. Guernsey 4716 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
34. Saudi Arabia 4677 Asia Elite Affil
35. Bahrain 4641 Asia Elite Affil
36. Qatar 4597 Asia Challenge Affil
37. Nigeria 4593 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
38. Vanuatu 4510 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
39. Botswana 4504 Africa Div 2 Assoc
40. Cayman Islands 4489 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
41. Fiji 4404 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Maldives 4298 Asia Elite Affil
43. Argentina 4295 Americas Div 1 Assoc
44. Germany 4233 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4201 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4079 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Ghana 4016 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Mozambique 3993 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3961 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Cook Islands 3954 EAP Div 2 Affil
51. Japan 3907 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Isle of Man 3906 Europe Div 3 Affil
53. Bahamas 3806 Americas Div 2 Affil
54. Israel 3783 Europe Div 2 Assoc
55. Greece 3766 Europe Div 4 Affil
56. Suriname 3765 Americas Div 1 Assoc
57. Sierra Leone 3734 Africa Div 2 Affil
58. Belgium 3732 Europe Div 3 Assoc
59. Swaziland 3731 Africa Div 2 Affil
60. Panama 3700 Americas Div 2 Affil
61. Spain 3669 Europe Div 3 Affil
62. Gibraltar 3659 Europe Div 2 Assoc
63. Tonga 3596 EAP Div 2 Affil
64. Samoa 3595 EAP Div 1 Affil
65. Austria 3504 Europe Div 4 Affil
66. Portugal 3464 Europe Div 3 Affil
67. Thailand 3461 Asia Challenge Assoc
68. Malawi 3427 Africa Div 2 Affil
69. Croatia 3401 Europe Div 3 Affil
70. Cyprus 3396 Europe Div 3 Affil
71. Malta 3320 Europe Div 4 Affil
72. Switzerland 3266 Europe Div 4
73. Bhutan 3221 Asia Challenge Affil
74. Turks and Caicos Islands 3127 Americas Div 2 Affil
75. Belize 3116 Americas Div 2 Affil
76. Indonesia 3073 EAP Div 2 Affil
77. Chile 3033 Americas Div 3 Affil
78. Finland 2970 Europe Div 4 Affil
79. Iran 2943 Asia Challenge Affil
80. Rwanda 2865 Africa Div 2 Affil
81. Brazil 2843 Americas Div 3 Affil
82. Sweden 2749 Europe Div 5 Affil
83. Luxembourg 2584 Europe Div 4 Affil
84. Brunei 2521 Asia Challenge Affil
85. Slovenia 2500 Europe Div 5 Affil
86. Mexico 2476 Americas Div 3 Affil
87. Gambia 2380 Africa Div 3 Affil
88. Peru 2364 Americas Div 3 Affil
89. China 2363 Asia Challenge Affil
90. Czech Republic 1945 Europe Div 5 Affil
91. Lesotho 1916 Africa Div 3 Affil
92. Costa Rica 1841 Americas Div 4 Affil
93. Bulgaria 1381 Europe Div 5 Affil
94. Estonia 1347 Europe Div 5 Affil

Note: Morocco has been excluded from the list due to lack of activity.

Twenty20 ranking list

The columns in the T20I table are the team's rank, the team name, the number of ranking points and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to Romania vs. Hungary, 6 July 2014.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. India 7190 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7178 Full
3. Pakistan 7056 Full
4. South Africa 7029 Full
5. West Indies 7024 Full
6. Australia 6988 Full
7. New Zealand 6867 Full
8. England 6864 Full
9. Ireland 6560 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6491 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6471 Full
12. Bangladesh 6345 Full
13. Afghanistan 6322 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Nepal 6162 ACC Cup Assoc
15. Namibia 6161 Africa Div 1 Assoc
16. United Arab Emirates 6113 ACC Cup Assoc
17. Scotland 6083 Assoc
18. Hong Kong 5969 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5935 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Kenya 5874 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Canada 5860 Americas Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5833 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5770 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5740 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5693 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5613 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Malaysia 5571 ACC Cup Assoc
28. Qatar 5565 Affil
29. Zambia 5356 Africa Div 2 Assoc
30. Jersey 5350 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Guernsey 5335 Europe Div 1 Assoc
32. Denmark 5325 Europe Div 1 Assoc
33. Bermuda 5272 Americas Div 1 Assoc
34. Singapore 5242 ACC Cup Assoc
35. Nigeria 5047 Africa Div 1 Assoc
36. Norway 5032 Europe Div 1 Affil
37. Tanzania 5010 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Botswana 4981 Africa Div 1 Assoc
39. Maldives 4848 ACC Cup Affil
40. France 4816 Europe Div 1 Assoc
41. Suriname 4804 Americas Div 2 Assoc
42. Cayman Islands 4683 Americas Div 2 Assoc
43. Belgium 4679 Europe Div 2 Assoc
44. Ghana 4670 Africa Div 2 Affil
45. Saudi Arabia 4647 Affil
46. Vanuatu 4644 EAP Div 1 Assoc
47. Fiji 4629 EAP Div 1 Assoc
48. Austria 4583 Europe Div 2 Affil
49. Samoa 4518 EAP Div 1 Affil
50. Bahamas 4485 Americas Div 2 Affil
51. Spain 4420 Europe Div 3 Affil
52. Panama 4303 Americas Div 3 Affil
53. Isle of Man 4297 Europe Div 2 Affil
54. Seychelles 4296 Africa Div 2 Affil
55. Germany 4267 Europe Div 3 Assoc
56. Argentina 4235 Americas Div 3 Assoc
57. Turks and Caicos Islands 4134 Americas Div 4 Affil
58. Sweden 4132 Affil
59. Sierra Leone 4129 Africa Div 3 Affil
60. Greece 4118 Europe Div 3 Affil
61. Gibraltar 4105 Europe Div 2 Assoc
62. Israel 4066 Europe Div 3 Assoc
63. Belize 4022 Americas Div 3 Affil
64. Swaziland 3987 Africa Div 2 Affil
65. Mozambique 3967 Africa Div 2 Affil
66. Bahrain 3788 ACC Cup Affil
67. Portugal 3684 Affil
68. Finland 3677 Europe Div 3 Affil
69. Rwanda 3672 Africa Div 3 Affil
70. Malawi 3647 Africa Div 3 Affil
71. Chile 3602 Americas Div 4 Affil
72. Gambia 3427 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Switzerland 3426
74. Peru 3332 Americas Div 4 Affil
75. Japan 3329 EAP Div 2 Assoc
76. Cyprus 3320 Affil
77. Malta 3290 Affil
78. Mexico 3287 Americas Div 4 Affil
79. Brazil 3273 Americas Div 4 Affil
80. St. Helena 3231 Africa Div 3 Affil
81. Estonia 3154 Affil
82. Luxembourg 3049 Affil
83. Guatemala 3003
84. Hungary 2949 Affil
85. Poland 2817
86. Morocco 2808 Africa Div 3 Affil
87. Romania 2770 Affil
88. Croatia 2748 Affil
89. Costa Rica 2747 Americas Div 4 Affil
90. Russia 2745 Affil
91. Czech Republic 2713 Affil
92. Latvia 2688
93. Slovenia 2607 Affil
94. El Salvador 2604
95. Cameroon 2580 Africa Div 3 Affil
96. Bulgaria 2549 Affil
97. Lithuania 2451
98. Cook Islands 2421 EAP Div 2 Affil
99. Tonga 2085 EAP Div 2 Affil
100. Serbia 2025
101. Indonesia 1868 EAP Div 2 Affil

Multi-day ranking list

The multi-day ranking list currently includes all Intercontinental Cup and Intercontinental Shield matches, the ACC Premier League, ACC Fast Track Countries Tournaments, Saudara Cup and the Auty Cup.

Includes matches up to Afghanistan vs. Ireland, 10 December 2013.

Rank Team Points
1. South Africa 7129
2. Australia 7126
3. India 7043
4. England 7011
5. Sri Lanka 6917
6. Pakistan 6901
7. New Zealand 6869
8. West Indies 6711
9. Bangladesh 6481
10. Zimbabwe 6410
11. Ireland 5989
12. Afghanistan 5956
13. Scotland 5625
14. Namibia 5586
15. United Arab Emirates 5480
16. Kenya 5443
17. Netherlands 5385
18. Uganda 5360
19. Nepal 5344
20. Canada 5308
21. Hong Kong 5209
22. Bermuda 5082
23. Singapore 5005
24. Malaysia 4988

World Cricket League

The World Cricket League (WCL) is an ODI competition organised by the International Cricket Council featuring the best Associate and Affiliate teams.

Each development zone (Africa, Americas, Asia, East Asia Pacific and Europe) runs qualifying tournaments split into divisions. High placing qualifiers in these tournaments may be promoted to the global World Cricket League competition.

WCL tournaments

The next global WCL tournament is the Division 3 tournament to be held in Uganda from October 26 to November 2, 2014. The competing teams will be Nepal, USA, Uganda, Bermuda, Malaysia and Singapore. The top two teams will be promoted to Division 2 and the bottom two teams will be demoted to Division 4.

Recent ranking changes

Alderney in Sark

Sark played a 30-over match against Alderney. Alderney won the match by 9 wickets with 9 overs to spare. Neither team has qualified for the ODI ranking list yet.

Afghanistan in Zimbabwe

Afghanistan won the final two matches of their four match ODI series against Zimbabwe to tie 2-2. Afghanistan remain in 12th position and gain 69 points.

Continental Cup, Romania

Romania was able to defend their Continental Cup title, this year defeating Hungary in the final. Romania rise three places to 87th and gain 50 points. Hungary remain in 84th place and gain 6 points.

Bulgaria finished third. They remain in 96th place and lose 9 points. Russia finished fourth. They fall three places to 90th and lose 25 points.

Serbia finished fifth. They remain in 100th position and lose 22 points.

Netherlands in Scotland

Scotland and Netherlands drew their three match 50 over series 1-1, with the final game abandoned due to rain. Scotland remain in 13th place and lose 13 points. Netherlands remain in 14th place and gain 13 points.

World Cricket League Division 4, Singapore

Malaysia won the WCL Division 4 tournament, defeating Singapore in the final. Malaysia rise two places to 27th and gain 101 points. Singapore remain in 28th place and gain 27 points. Both teams will be promoted to Division 3.

Denmark finished third. They rise one place to 26th and gain 55 points. Italy finished fourth. They remain in 30th place and gain 28 points.

Oman finished fifth. They drop two places to 23rd and lose 129 points. Jersey finished sixth. They drop three places to 29th and lose 120 points. Both teams will be demoted to Division 5.

ICC Europe Division 2 Twenty20

Norway were undefeated in the Europe Division 2 championship and will be promoted to Division 1. They rise two places to 36th and gain 67 points. Belgium were runners-up. They rise three places to 43rd and gain 45 points.

Austria finished third. They remain in 48th place and gain 13 points. Gibraltar finished fourth. They rise one place to 61st and gain 70 points.

Isle of Man finished fifth. They drop one place to 54th and lose 62 points. Germany finished sixth and will be demoted to Division 3. They drop three places to 55th and lose 138 points.

One day tournaments/series rated

Twenty20 tournaments/series rated

Multi-day tournaments/series rated

Rating system details

The following table shows the conversion from rating difference to expected winning chances. Click here to view the table.

One day matches against and between test-playing nations are included in the rankings to try to provide an estimate of the difference in playing strength between the weaker test-playing nations and the stronger Associates.

The home ground advantage used is 106 points for Associates and 139 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 61% winning percentage for a team playing at home against an equally matched opponent.

Thanks

Thanks to Mark Cruickshank, Llewelyn Scott-Hoy, Michael Meade, Alistair Gordon and Roland Ilube who have been most helpful in providing many scoresheets and tournament details.


Please email any comments or queries to Shane Booth.

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Last modified: August 16, 2014