Shane's Cricket Ratings (ICC associate members)

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 or associate membership.

Includes one day internationals up to Oman vs. Scotland, 19 February 2019.

Note: Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, Eswatini, 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, qualifying status for 2020 T20 World Cup and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to Oman vs. Ireland, 13 February 2019.

Note: Turks and Caicos Islands, Morocco and Croatia have been excluded from the Twenty20 list due to inactivity.

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 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.

Recent ranking changes

Oman Quadrangular T20I Series

Scotland won the Oman Quadrangular T20I series. They remain in 13th place in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain 21 points. Netherlands finished second. They were leading by five runs with one ball remaining in their match against Ireland on the final day. A Netherlands win would have clinched the title, but Ireland hit a six to win. Netherlands remain ranked in 11th place and gain 11 points.

Ireland finished third. They remain in 14th place and gain 35 points. Oman finished fourth. They drop one place to 18th and lose 39 points.

Nepal in United Arab Emirates

Nepal won the ODI series against United Arab Emirates 2-1. Nepal rise one position in the global one-day rankings to 17th and gain 72 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 15th position and lose 60 points.

Nepal also won the Twenty20 series 2-1. Nepal rise one position in the Twenty20 rankings to 15th and gain 53 points. United Arab Emirates drop one place to 16th and lose nine points.

ACC Western Region T20, Oman

Saudi Arabia won the ACC Western Region T20 tournament, defeating the previously undefeated Qatar in the final. Saudi Arabia remain in 28th position in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain five points. Qatar remain in 23rd position and gain 23 points.

Bahrain finished third. They rise five places to 42nd and gain 371 points. Kuwait finished fourth. They drop one place to 26th and lose 63 points.

Maldives finished fifth. They drop two places to 48th and lose 79 points.

Uruguay in Argentina

Argentina won their one-off Twenty20 match against Uruguay by 35 runs. Argentina remain in 63rd position in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain six points. Uruguay drop one place to 80th and lose 22 points.

ICC World Twenty20 East-Asia Pacific Eastern Sub-Regional Qualifier, Philippines

Philippines won the East-Asia Pacific Sub-Regional Qualifier for the ICC World Twenty20, winning five of their six matches. They drop three places to 57th in the global Twenty20 rankings and lose 54 points. They will continue to the East-Asia Pacific Regional Finals in 2019 where they will compete against Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.

Japan finished second. They remain ranked in 71st position and gain 15 points. South Korea finished third. They rise one position to 73rd and gain 80 points. Indonesia finished fourth. They remain in 83rd position and gain 64 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: February 20, 2019