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 Malaysia vs. Jersey, 13 March 2014.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. Australia 7093 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7069 Full
3. South Africa 7017 Full
4. India 7004 Full
5. England 6988 Full
6. Pakistan 6967 Full
7. New Zealand 6898 Full
8. West Indies 6791 Full
9. Bangladesh 6534 Full
10. Ireland 6387 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6367 Full
12. Afghanistan 6058 1 Asia Elite Assoc
13. Scotland 5987 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. United Arab Emirates 5926 1 Asia Elite Assoc
15. Netherlands 5908 2 Europe Div 1 Assoc
16. Kenya 5643 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Canada 5531 2 Americas Div 1 Assoc
18. Papua New Guinea 5527 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
19. Nepal 5473 3 Asia Elite Assoc
20. Namibia 5470 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5436 1 Asia Elite Assoc
22. United States of America 5339 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
23. Oman 5258 4 Asia Elite Affil
24. Uganda 5222 3 Africa Div 1 Assoc
25. Bermuda 5176 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
26. Jersey 5159 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
27. Singapore 5109 4 Asia Elite Assoc
28. Denmark 5065 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
29. Malaysia 5031 4 Asia Elite Assoc
30. Italy 4826 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Bahrain 4738 Asia Elite Affil
32. Guernsey 4714 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
33. Kuwait 4697 Asia Elite Assoc
34. Tanzania 4690 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
35. Nigeria 4562 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
36. Qatar 4534 Asia Challengers Affil
37. Vanuatu 4485 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
38. Botswana 4457 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Cayman Islands 4451 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
40. Saudi Arabia 4372 Asia Challengers Affil
41. Fiji 4361 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Argentina 4260 Americas Div 1 Assoc
43. Maldives 4190 Asia Elite Affil
44. Germany 4190 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4157 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4032 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Ghana 3978 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Mozambique 3940 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3928 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Cook Islands 3903 EAP Div 2 Affil
51. Japan 3867 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Isle of Man 3866 Europe Div 3 Affil
53. Bahamas 3761 Americas Div 2 Affil
54. Israel 3752 Europe Div 2 Assoc
55. Greece 3731 Europe Div 4 Affil
56. Suriname 3720 Americas Div 1 Assoc
57. Belgium 3692 Europe Div 3 Assoc
58. Swaziland 3680 Africa Div 2 Affil
59. Sierra Leone 3668 Africa Div 2 Affil
60. Panama 3660 Americas Div 2 Affil
61. Spain 3623 Europe Div 3 Affil
62. Gibraltar 3609 Europe Div 2 Assoc
63. Samoa 3542 EAP Div 1 Affil
64. Tonga 3538 EAP Div 2 Affil
65. Austria 3449 Europe Div 4 Affil
66. Portugal 3407 Europe Div 3 Affil
67. Thailand 3382 Asia Challengers Assoc
68. Croatia 3363 Europe Div 3 Affil
69. Malawi 3356 Africa Div 2 Affil
70. Cyprus 3348 Europe Div 3 Affil
71. Malta 3267 Europe Div 4 Affil
72. Switzerland 3224 Europe Div 4
73. Bhutan 3187 Asia Challengers Affil
74. Turks and Caicos Islands 3079 Americas Div 2 Affil
75. Belize 3065 Americas Div 2 Affil
76. Indonesia 3016 EAP Div 2 Affil
77. Chile 2974 Americas Div 3 Affil
78. Finland 2916 Europe Div 4 Affil
79. Iran 2868 Asia Challengers Affil
80. Rwanda 2801 Africa Div 2 Affil
81. Brazil 2790 Americas Div 3 Affil
82. Sweden 2706 Europe Div 5 Affil
83. Luxembourg 2535 Europe Div 4 Affil
84. Slovenia 2443 Europe Div 5 Affil
85. Brunei 2440 Asia Challengers Affil
86. Mexico 2430 Americas Div 3 Affil
87. Gambia 2307 Africa Div 3 Affil
88. Peru 2303 Americas Div 3 Affil
89. China 2285 Asia Challengers Affil
90. Czech Republic 1897 Europe Div 5 Affil
91. Lesotho 1840 Africa Div 3 Affil
92. Costa Rica 1780 Americas Div 4 Affil
93. Bulgaria 1319 Europe Div 5 Affil
94. Estonia 1288 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 Mexico vs. Chile, 20 April 2014.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. India 7189 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7172 Full
3. Pakistan 7057 Full
4. West Indies 7029 Full
5. South Africa 7028 Full
6. Australia 6988 Full
7. England 6867 Full
8. New Zealand 6859 Full
9. Ireland 6562 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6489 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6466 Full
12. Bangladesh 6327 Full
13. Afghanistan 6291 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Namibia 6128 Africa Div 1 Assoc
15. Nepal 6115 ACC Cup Assoc
16. United Arab Emirates 6074 ACC Cup Assoc
17. Scotland 6057 Assoc
18. Hong Kong 5903 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5888 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Kenya 5846 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Canada 5823 Americas Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5784 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5725 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5699 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5655 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5547 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Malaysia 5508 ACC Cup Assoc
28. Qatar 5499 Affil
29. Zambia 5333 Africa Div 2 Assoc
30. Jersey 5311 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Denmark 5278 Europe Div 1 Assoc
32. Guernsey 5268 Europe Div 1 Assoc
33. Bermuda 5233 Americas Div 1 Assoc
34. Singapore 5165 ACC Cup Assoc
35. Nigeria 5021 Africa Div 1 Assoc
36. Tanzania 4986 Africa Div 1 Assoc
37. Botswana 4957 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Norway 4874 Europe Div 1 Affil
39. France 4775 Europe Div 1 Assoc
40. Maldives 4774 ACC Cup Affil
41. Suriname 4769 Americas Div 2 Assoc
42. Cayman Islands 4649 Americas Div 2 Assoc
43. Ghana 4646 Africa Div 2 Affil
44. Belgium 4616 Europe Div 1 Assoc
45. Vanuatu 4607 EAP Div 1 Assoc
46. Fiji 4593 EAP Div 1 Assoc
47. Saudi Arabia 4581 Affil
48. Austria 4501 Europe Div 1 Affil
49. Samoa 4481 EAP Div 1 Affil
50. Germany 4456 Europe Div 1 Assoc
51. Bahamas 4454 Americas Div 2 Affil
52. Isle of Man 4374 Europe Div 1 Affil
53. Spain 4319 Europe Div 2 Affil
54. Panama 4277 Americas Div 3 Affil
55. Seychelles 4276 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Argentina 4206 Americas Div 3 Assoc
57. Sierra Leone 4108 Africa Div 3 Affil
58. Turks and Caicos Islands 4108 Americas Div 4 Affil
59. Sweden 4094 Europe Div 1 Affil
60. Greece 4051 Europe Div 2 Affil
61. Belize 3998 Americas Div 3 Affil
62. Swaziland 3967 Africa Div 2 Affil
63. Mozambique 3946 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Israel 3933 Europe Div 2 Assoc
65. Gibraltar 3931 Europe Div 1 Assoc
66. Finland 3755 Europe Div 2 Affil
67. Bahrain 3751 ACC Cup Affil
68. Portugal 3666 Europe Div 2 Affil
69. Rwanda 3654 Africa Div 3 Affil
70. Malawi 3626 Africa Div 3 Affil
71. Chile 3584 Americas Div 4 Affil
72. Gambia 3412 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Switzerland 3382
74. Peru 3312 Americas Div 4 Affil
75. Japan 3308 EAP Div 2 Assoc
76. Cyprus 3295 Europe Div 2 Affil
77. Mexico 3268 Americas Div 4 Affil
78. Brazil 3253 Americas Div 4 Affil
79. St. Helena 3220 Africa Div 3 Affil
80. Malta 3203 Europe Div 3 Affil
81. Estonia 3160 Europe Div 2 Affil
82. Luxembourg 3028 Europe Div 2 Affil
83. Guatemala 2983
84. Hungary 2956 Affil
85. Poland 2860
86. Russia 2806 Affil
87. Morocco 2800 Africa Div 3 Affil
88. Croatia 2727 Europe Div 2 Affil
89. Costa Rica 2727 Americas Div 4 Affil
90. Czech Republic 2718 Europe Div 3 Affil
91. Romania 2648 Affil
92. Slovenia 2606 Europe Div 3 Affil
93. El Salvador 2580
94. Cameroon 2575 Africa Div 3 Affil
95. Bulgaria 2546 Europe Div 3 Affil
96. Latvia 2457
97. Cook Islands 2417 EAP Div 2 Affil
98. Lithuania 2335
99. Serbia 2099
100. Tonga 2082 EAP Div 2 Affil
101. Indonesia 1870 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 7151
2. Australia 7126
3. India 7096
4. England 6999
5. Pakistan 6918
6. Sri Lanka 6855
7. New Zealand 6853
8. West Indies 6727
9. Bangladesh 6479
10. Zimbabwe 6379
11. Ireland 5994
12. Afghanistan 5962
13. Scotland 5630
14. Namibia 5590
15. United Arab Emirates 5484
16. Kenya 5447
17. Netherlands 5388
18. Uganda 5365
19. Nepal 5347
20. Canada 5311
21. Hong Kong 5212
22. Bermuda 5086
23. Singapore 5007
24. Malaysia 4990

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 World Cricket League Division 5 tournament is currently being played in Malaysia, concluding on March 13.

The competing teams are Malaysia, Jersey, Guernsey, Nigeria, Cayman Islands and Tanzania. The top two teams will be promoted to Division 4 and the bottom two teams will be relegated to Division 6.

Recent ranking changes

11th South American Championship, Peru

Mexico won the 11th South American Championship at their first ever appearance in the tournament. All matches in this year's tournament were Twenty20. Mexico rise one place to 77th and gain 15 points. Chile were runners-up. They remain in 71st position and lose 27 points.

Brazil finished third. They drop one place to 78th and lose 8 points. Peru finished fourth. They rise one place to 74th and gain 16 points.

The Argentina A team finished fifth.

ICC World Twenty20

Netherlands finished their World Twenty20 campaign with a convincing 45 run victory over England. They were competitive in two other group stage matches, losing narrowly to New Zealand (6 balls remaining) and South Africa (6 runs). Their only loss in the first round was to Zimbabwe on the final ball of the match. Netherlands rise three places to 10th place and gain 168 points.

Nepal finished second in their first round group, defeating Afghanistan and Hong Kong and losing to Bangladesh. They rise two places to 15th and gain 170 points.

Hong Kong finished fourth in their first round group. They did defeat test nation Bangladesh, but lost to Afghanistan and Nepal. They rise four places to 18th and gain 120 points.

Ireland finished third in their first round group, defeating Zimbabwe and United Arab Emirates, but losing to Netherlands. They remain in 9th place and lose 23 points.

United Arab Emirates finished fourth in their first round group, losing to Netherlands, Zimbabwe and Ireland. Their closest match was the loss to eventual group winners Netherlands, where Netherlands reached the target with 7 balls remaining. They drop two places to 16th and lose 143 points.

Afghanistan finished third in their first round group, defeating Hong Kong and losing to Bangladesh and Nepal. They drop two places to 13th and lose 148 points.

ICC Africa Division 3 Twenty20, South Africa

Swaziland won the Divison 3 Twenty20 tournament by run-rate ahead of Sierra Leone. Swaziland remain in 62nd position and gain 19 points. They will be promoted to Africa Division 2. Sierra Leone drop one place to 58th and lose 59 points.

Rwanda finished in third place. They rise one place to 70th and gain 53 points. Gambia finished in fourth place. They remain in 72nd position and lose 9 points.

World Cricket League Division 5, Malaysia

Jersey won the WCL Division 5 tournament. They rise three places to 26th with a gain of 168 points. Malaysia, the home team, finished second. They drop one place to 29th and lose 22 points. Jersey and Malaysia will be promoted to WCL Division 4.

Tanzania finished third. They rise three places to 34th and gain 182 points. Nigeria finished fourth. They drop one place to 35th and lose 12 points.

Guernsey finished fifth. They drop two places to 32nd and lose 189 points. Cayman Islands finished sixth. They drop three places to 39th and lose 80 points. Guernsey and Cayman Islands will be relegated to WCL Division 6.

ICC Americas Division 3 Twenty20 Championship

Argentina won all four of their matches to take out the Americas Division 3 Twenty20 title. They rise three places to 57th and gain 157 points. Panama were runners-up. They drop one place to 54th and lose 34 points.

Belize finished third and drop three places to 61st in the Twenty20 rankings. They lose 106 points.

Asia Cup

Afghanistan played in the Asia Cup for the first time. They had their first ODI win against a Full Member, by defeating Bangladesh. They lost against Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India. They rise one place to 12th and gain 69 points.

Ireland in West Indies

Ireland tied the Twenty20 series against the West Indies 1-1. Ireland remain in 9th position and gain 31 points.

West Indies won the one-off ODI by 4 wickets with 80 balls to spare. Ireland remain in 10th position and lose 12 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: April 23, 2014