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 seven or more one day or Twenty20 matches, or six 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 Philippines vs. Vanuatu, 20 February 2017.

Note: Zambia, Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Croatia, Malawi, Cyprus, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chile, Finland, Brazil, Rwanda, Morocco, Sweden, Brunei, Peru, Gambia, Lesotho and Costa Rica 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, regional Twenty20 division and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to Afghanistan vs. Ireland, 20 January 2017.

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 Singapore vs. Malaysia, 18 November 2016.

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 East/Asia Pacific World Cricket League Qualifier will be held in Australia between February 19 and February 25. The competing teams are Vanuatu, Fiji, Japan, Samoa, Indonesia and Philippines. The winner will be promoted to Division 5 of the World Cricket League.

The Americas region World Cricket League Qualifier will be held in Argentina between February 22 and February 25. This will be a three match series between Argentina and the Cayman Islands, with the winner being promoted to Division 5 of the World Cricket League.

Recent ranking changes

Netherlands in Hong Kong

Hong Kong and the Netherlands drew their Intercontinental Cup match with Hong Kong receiving nine points and Netherlands three. Hong Kong rise one place to 16th in the multi-day rankings and gain 30 points. Netherlands drop one place to 17th and lose 25 points.

Netherlands won both of their one-day matches against Hong Kong. Netherlands remain in 13th place and gain 60 points. Hong Kong remain in 18th place and lose 46 points.

UAE Tri-Nation Series

United Arab Emirates won the Tri-Nation ODI series, winning their matches against Hong Kong and Scotland. United Arab Emirates rise one spot in the ODI rankings to 16th and gain 51 points. Hong Kong finished second. They remain in 18th place and gain 20 points.

Scotland finished third. They remain in 14th place and lose 77 points.

Desert Twenty20 Challenge, United Arab Emirates

Afghanistan won the Desert Twenty20 Challenge, defeating Ireland in the final. Afghanistan remain ranked in ninth position and gain 19 points. Ireland remain in 13th position and gain 11 points.

The losing semi-finalists were Oman and Scotland. Oman rise one place to 17th despite losing 12 points. Scotland remain in 14th position and gain 27 points.

United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong finished in equal fifth place. United Arab Emirates remain ranked in 15th place and lose seven points. Hong Kong remain in 20th place and gain three points.

Namibia and Netherlands finished in equal seventh place. Namibia drop two places to 19th and lose 36 points. Netherlands drop one place to 11th and lose 28 points.

Afghanistan in United Arab Emirates

Afghanistan won all three of their Twenty20 matches against United Arab Emirates. Afghanistan remain in ninth position in the Twenty20 rankings and gain 13 points. UAE drop one place to 15th and lose 22 points.

Saudara Cup, Malaysia in Singapore

This year's Saudara Cup three day match between Singapore and Malaysia ended in a draw. Singapore remain in 22nd position in the multi-day rankings and gain 19 points. Malaysia remain in 24th position and lose 19 points.

Hong Kong in Kenya

Kenya played two 50-over matches against Kenya as part of the World Cricket League Championship. Kenya and Hong Kong won one match each. Kenya remains in 16th place in the one day rankings and lose 22 points. Hong Kong remain in 18th place and gain 25 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.


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: February 20, 2017