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 Nepal vs. Kenya, 13 March 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, 12 March 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

Kenya in Nepal

The two World Cricket League Championship 50-over matches were shared one apiece. Kenya remain in 17th place and gain four points. Nepal remain in 19th place and lose four points.

Afghanistan v Ireland in India

Afghanistan defeated Ireland 3-0 in their Twenty20 series. Afghanistan remain in ninth position and gain 12 points. Ireland remain in 13th position and lose 21 points.

Ireland in United Arab Emirates

Ireland won both ODIs in their series against United Arab Emirates. Ireland remain in 10th position and gain 21 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 16th position and lose 22 points.

ICC World Cricket League Americas Region Qualifiers

Cayman Islands qualified for WCL Division 5 by winning their one-day series against Argentina 3-0. Cayman Islands rise three places to 39th in the one-day rankings and gain 146 points. Argentina drop two places to 45th and lose 187 points.

ICC World Cricket League East Asia-Pacific Region Qualifiers

Vanuatu won all five of their 50-over matches in the EAP Qualifiers to be promoted back to World Cricket League Division 5. They rise one place to 37th in the one-day rankings and gain 61 points. Fiji finished second. They remain in 39th place and lose 12 points.

Samoa finished third. They rise four places to 49th and gain 181 points. Philippines finished fourth. They enter the one-day rankings for the first time in 56th position.

Indonesia finished fifth. They drop one place to 60th but gain 27 points. Japan finished sixth. They drop five places to 53rd and lose 302 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: March 14, 2017