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 Fiji vs. Samoa, 26 November 2014.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. Australia 7126 Full
2. India 7117 Full
3. South Africa 7091 Full
4. Sri Lanka 7004 Full
5. England 6928 Full
6. Pakistan 6923 Full
7. New Zealand 6859 Full
8. West Indies 6831 Full
9. Bangladesh 6513 Full
10. Ireland 6351 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6285 Full
12. Afghanistan 6109 1 Asia Premier Assoc
13. Scotland 6019 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. Netherlands 5943 2 Europe Div 1 Assoc
15. United Arab Emirates 5910 1 Asia Premier Assoc
16. Kenya 5715 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Papua New Guinea 5620 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
18. Nepal 5592 2 Asia Premier Assoc
19. Canada 5570 2 Americas Div 1 Assoc
20. Namibia 5508 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5352 1 Asia Premier Assoc
22. Uganda 5316 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
23. United States of America 5276 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
24. Oman 5275 5 Asia Premier Affil
25. Denmark 5206 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
26. Malaysia 5181 3 Asia Elite Assoc
27. Singapore 5167 3 Asia Premier Assoc
28. Bermuda 5104 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
29. Jersey 5074 5 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Italy 4891 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Kuwait 4824 Asia Elite Assoc
32. Guernsey 4705 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
33. Tanzania 4683 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
34. Saudi Arabia 4683 Asia Elite Affil
35. Bahrain 4650 Asia Elite Affil
36. Qatar 4606 Asia Challenge Affil
37. Nigeria 4595 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
38. Botswana 4511 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Vanuatu 4508 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
40. Cayman Islands 4493 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
41. Fiji 4444 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Maldives 4306 Asia Elite Affil
43. Argentina 4298 Americas Div 1 Assoc
44. Germany 4240 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4206 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4087 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Ghana 4020 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Mozambique 4003 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3964 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Isle of Man 3914 Europe Div 3 Affil
51. Japan 3883 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Bahamas 3812 Americas Div 2 Affil
53. Israel 3787 Europe Div 2 Assoc
54. Suriname 3771 Americas Div 1 Assoc
55. Sierra Leone 3748 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Swaziland 3740 Africa Div 2 Affil
57. Belgium 3738 Europe Div 3 Assoc
58. Panama 3703 Americas Div 2 Affil
59. Gibraltar 3669 Europe Div 2 Assoc
60. Samoa 3586 EAP Div 1 Affil
61. Austria 3515 Europe Div 4 Affil
62. Thailand 3472 Asia Challenge Assoc
63. Malawi 3442 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Croatia 3407 Europe Div 3 Affil
65. Switzerland 3274 Europe Div 4
66. Bhutan 3231 Asia Challenge Affil
67. Turks and Caicos Islands 3133 Americas Div 2 Affil
68. Belize 3120 Americas Div 2 Affil
69. Iran 2955 Asia Challenge Affil
70. Brazil 2848 Americas Div 3 Affil
71. Brunei 2534 Asia Challenge Affil
72. Mexico 2465 Americas Div 3 Affil
73. China 2378 Asia Challenge Affil
74. Czech Republic 1957 Europe Div 5 Affil
75. Costa Rica 1798 Americas Div 4 Affil

Note: Cook Islands, Greece, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Cyprus, Malta, Indonesia, Chile, Finland, Rwanda, Morocco, Sweden, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Gambia, Peru, Lesotho, Bulgaria and Estonia have been excluded from the ODI list due to inactivity.

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 Hong Kong vs. Nepal, 24 November 2014.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. India 7176 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7175 Full
3. Pakistan 7047 Full
4. West Indies 7022 Full
5. South Africa 7020 Full
6. Australia 7005 Full
7. England 6874 Full
8. New Zealand 6865 Full
9. Ireland 6552 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6483 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6466 Full
12. Bangladesh 6339 Full
13. Afghanistan 6316 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Namibia 6144 Africa Div 1 Assoc
15. Nepal 6116 ACC Cup Assoc
16. United Arab Emirates 6093 ACC Cup Assoc
17. Scotland 6069 Assoc
18. Hong Kong 5972 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5939 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Kenya 5860 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Canada 5839 Americas Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5807 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5752 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5711 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5674 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5565 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Qatar 5530 Affil
28. Malaysia 5528 ACC Cup Assoc
29. Jersey 5328 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Guernsey 5314 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Denmark 5303 Europe Div 1 Assoc
32. Zambia 5269 Africa Div 2 Assoc
33. Bermuda 5226 Americas Div 1 Assoc
34. Singapore 5220 ACC Cup Assoc
35. Tanzania 5027 Africa Div 1 Assoc
36. Norway 5017 Europe Div 1 Affil
37. Botswana 4998 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Nigeria 4987 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Vanuatu 4952 EAP Div 1 Assoc
40. Fiji 4842 EAP Div 1 Assoc
41. Maldives 4810 ACC Cup Affil
42. Ghana 4801 Africa Div 1 Affil
43. France 4800 Europe Div 1 Assoc
44. Suriname 4690 Americas Div 2 Assoc
45. Belgium 4663 Europe Div 2 Assoc
46. Samoa 4651 EAP Div 1 Affil
47. Saudi Arabia 4635 Affil
48. Cayman Islands 4586 Americas Div 2 Assoc
49. Austria 4567 Europe Div 2 Affil
50. Spain 4402 Europe Div 3 Affil
51. Seychelles 4381 Africa Div 2 Affil
52. Bahamas 4336 Americas Div 2 Affil
53. Isle of Man 4284 Europe Div 2 Affil
54. Germany 4251 Europe Div 3 Assoc
55. Sierra Leone 4188 Africa Div 3 Affil
56. Swaziland 4128 Africa Div 2 Affil
57. Sweden 4123 Affil
58. Panama 4106 Americas Div 3 Affil
59. Greece 4104 Europe Div 3 Affil
60. Gibraltar 4091 Europe Div 2 Assoc
61. Argentina 4066 Americas Div 3 Assoc
62. Israel 4053 Europe Div 3 Assoc
63. Turks and Caicos Islands 3937 Americas Div 4 Affil
64. Mozambique 3894 Africa Div 2 Affil
65. Philippines 3830 EAP Div 2 Affil
66. Belize 3787 Americas Div 3 Affil
67. Bahrain 3763 ACC Cup Affil
68. Rwanda 3745 Africa Div 3 Affil
69. Malawi 3690 Africa Div 3 Affil
70. Portugal 3673 Affil
71. Finland 3667 Europe Div 3 Affil
72. Gambia 3505 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Japan 3423 EAP Div 2 Assoc
74. Switzerland 3335
75. St. Helena 3308 Africa Div 3 Affil
76. Cyprus 3305 Affil
77. Malta 3301 Affil
78. Estonia 3181 Affil
79. Chile 3129 Americas Div 4 Affil
80. Hungary 3015 Affil
81. Luxembourg 2990 Affil
82. Poland 2987
83. Mexico 2905 Americas Div 4 Affil
84. Morocco 2884 Africa Div 3 Affil
85. Brazil 2836 Americas Div 4 Affil
86. Romania 2831 Affil
87. Russia 2806 Affil
88. Croatia 2770 Affil
89. Peru 2758 Americas Div 4 Affil
90. Czech Republic 2755 Affil
91. Latvia 2722
92. Slovenia 2657 Affil
93. Cameroon 2655 Africa Div 3 Affil
94. Guatemala 2631
95. Bulgaria 2610 Affil
96. Cook Islands 2581 EAP Div 2 Affil
97. South Korea 2556 EAP Div 2 Affil
98. Lithuania 2495
99. Tonga 2404 EAP Div 2 Affil
100. Costa Rica 2396 Americas Div 4 Affil
101. El Salvador 2229
102. Indonesia 2170 EAP Div 2 Affil
103. Serbia 2092

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 Papua New Guinea vs. Hong Kong, 11 November 2014.

Rank Team Points
1. South Africa 7129
2. Australia 7066
3. England 7041
4. India 7007
5. Pakistan 6972
6. Sri Lanka 6928
7. New Zealand 6854
8. West Indies 6712
9. Bangladesh 6506
10. Zimbabwe 6367
11. Ireland 5964
12. Afghanistan 5935
13. Scotland 5600
14. Namibia 5559
15. United Arab Emirates 5452
16. Kenya 5422
17. Netherlands 5364
18. Uganda 5333
19. Canada 5296
20. Nepal 5278
21. Hong Kong 5075
22. Bermuda 5064
23. Singapore 4938
24. Malaysia 4921

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 will be the Division 2 tournament to be held in Namibia from January 17 to January 25, 2015. The competing teams are Netherlands, Kenya, Namibia, Nepal, Canada and Uganda. The top two teams will qualify for the WCL Championship and the Intercontinental Cup. The bottom two teams will be demoted to WCL Division 3.

Recent ranking changes

Hong Kong v Nepal in Sri Lanka

Hong Kong defeated Nepal 1-0 in their Twenty20 series. They remain in 18th place and gain 21 points. Nepal remain in 15th place and lose 22 points.

ICC East Asia-Pacific Trophy

Papua New Guinea won the ICC East Asia-Pacific Trophy and qualify for the World Twenty20 Qualifier in 2015. They remain in 19th place and gain 22 points. Vanuatu finished second. They rise five places to 39th and gain 261 points.

Fiji finished third. They rise five places to 40th and gain 165 points. Samoa finished fourth. They rise three places to 46th and gain 85 points.

Philippines finished fifth. They enter the Twenty20 ranking list for the first time in 65th place. Japan finished sixth. They drop one place to 73rd and lose 21 points.

Indonesia finished seventh. They remain in 102nd place and gain 117 points. Cook Islands finished eighth. They drop one place to 96th and lose 35 points.

The tournament concluded with three 50-over matches to decide the team to be promoted to World Cricket League Division 6. Fiji won the final and qualify for WCL Division 6. They remain in 41st place and gain 34 points.

Samoa lost to Fiji in the final. They remain in 60th place and lose 16 points.

Japan and Philippines lost their semi-finals against Fiji and Samoa respectively. They remain in 51st place and lose 27 points. Philippines have not played enough one-day matches to appear in the ranking list yet.

Chile in Argentina

Argentina won their Twenty20 series against Chile 2-0. Argentina remain in 61st place and gain 5 points. Chile remain in 78th place and lose 6 points.

Papua New Guinea v Hong Kong in Australia

Papua New Guinea defeated Hong Kong 2-0 in their ODI series. Papua New Guinea rise two places to 17th and gain 63 points. Hong Kong remain in 21st place and lose 45 points.

Papua New Guinea also defeated Hong Kong in their 3 day match by 133 runs. This was Papua New Guinea's first multi-day international match so they do not appear in the ranking list yet. Hong Kong remain in 21st place and lose 105 points.

World Cricket League Division 3, Malaysia

Nepal won the World Cricket League Division 3 tournament, defeating Uganda in the final. Nepal rise two places to 17th and gain 41 points. Uganda rise two places to 22nd and gain 83 points. Both teams will be promoted to Division 2.

Malaysia finished third. They rise one place to 26th but lose two points. Singapore finished fourth. They rise one place to 27th and gain 31 points.

USA finished fifth. They drop one place to 23rd and lose 94 points. Bermuda finished sixth. They drop three places to 28th and lose 108 points. Both teams will be relegated to Division 4.

Amistad Cup, Twenty20, Colombia

Brazil defeated Peru to retain the Amistad Cup. Brazil rise one place to 84th place and gain 15 points. Peru remain in 87th place and lose 13 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: November 26, 2014