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 Uganda vs. Saudi Arabia, 4 April 2018.

Note: Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, Swaziland, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Croatia, Malawi, Cyprus, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chile, Finland, Brazil, Rwanda, Morocco, 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 Ghana vs. Sierra Leone, 15 April 2018.

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 United Arab Emirates vs. Afghanistan, 29 November - 2 December 2017.

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.

Upcoming tournaments

The World Twenty20 African North-Western Sub Regional Qualifier is currently in progress in Nigeria and will complete on April 21st. The competing teams are Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Gambia. The top two teams will advance to play in the Africa Regional Finals.

The World Twenty20 Asia Middle East Sub Regional Qualifier will be held in Kuwait from April 20th to April 26th. The competing teams will be United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Maldives and Bahrain. The top two teams will advance to play in the Asian Regional Finals.

Recent ranking changes

Saudi Arabia in Uganda

Uganda and Saudia Arabia tied their 50-over series 1-1. Saudi Arabia remain in 30th place in the ODI rankings and gain 69 points. Uganda drop one place to 24th and lose 38 points.

Easter Cup, Guatemala in El Salvador

El Salvador won the Easter Cup Twenty20 against Guatemala 2-0. El Salvador remain in 106th place and gain five points. Guatemala remain in 105th place and lose 92 points.

ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, Zimbabwe

Afghanistan defeated West Indies in the final to win the World Cup Qualifier. Both teams qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Zimbabwe finished third. Scotland finished fourth. They remain in 13th place in the ODI rankings and gain 121 points.

Ireland finished fifth. United Arab Emirates finished sixth. They remain in 15th place and gain 72 points.

Netherlands finished seventh. They remain in 14th place and gain 17 points. Nepal finished eighth. They rise one place to 16th and gain 28 points.

Scotland and United Arab Emirates retain their ODI status until 2022. Netherlands had already gained ODI status due to winning the World Cricket League Championship and Nepal gained ODI status due to being the third placed Associate in the Qualifier excluding Netherlands.

Papua New Guinea finished ninth. They drop one place to 19th and lose 35 points. Hong Kong finished tenth. They drop one place to 17th and lose 25 points. Both Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong lost their ODI status.

Stan Nagaiah Trophy, Malaysia

Malaysia retained the Stan Nagaiah Trophy after tieing the one-day series against Singapore 1-1, with one no result. Malaysia remains in 28th place in the ODI rankings and lose nine points. Singapore rise one place to 26th and gain nine points.

Peru in Chile

Chile won their one-off Twenty20 match against Peru by five wickets. Chile remain in 83rd place in the Twenty20 rankings and gain six points. Peru remain in 94th place and lose five 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, Darren Buhr, 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 16, 2018