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 Kenya vs. United Arab Emirates, 27 June 2015.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. Australia 7277 Full
2. India 7134 Full
3. New Zealand 7102 Full
4. South Africa 7028 Full
5. Sri Lanka 6947 Full
6. Pakistan 6828 Full
7. England 6811 Full
8. Bangladesh 6732 Full
9. West Indies 6723 Full
10. Ireland 6517 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6177 Full
12. Afghanistan 6079 1 Asia Premier Assoc
13. Netherlands 5940 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. Scotland 5868 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
15. United Arab Emirates 5845 1 Asia Premier Assoc
16. Kenya 5753 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Nepal 5599 2 Asia Premier Assoc
18. Papua New Guinea 5575 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
19. Namibia 5528 1 Africa Div 1 Assoc
20. Canada 5509 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5380 1 Asia Premier Assoc
22. Uganda 5282 3 Africa Div 1 Assoc
23. United States of America 5274 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
24. Oman 5272 5 Asia Premier Affil
25. Denmark 5205 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
26. Singapore 5154 3 Asia Premier Assoc
27. Malaysia 5152 3 Asia Elite Assoc
28. Bermuda 5099 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
29. Jersey 5062 5 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Italy 4886 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Kuwait 4819 Asia Elite Assoc
32. Guernsey 4695 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
33. Saudi Arabia 4688 6 Asia Elite Affil
34. Tanzania 4671 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
35. Bahrain 4650 Asia Elite Affil
36. Qatar 4606 Asia Challenge Affil
37. Nigeria 4588 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
38. Botswana 4507 6 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Vanuatu 4500 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
40. Cayman Islands 4490 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
41. Fiji 4442 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Maldives 4312 Asia Elite Affil
43. Argentina 4291 Americas Div 1 Assoc
44. Germany 4235 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4188 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4132 6 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Mozambique 3988 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Ghana 3982 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3933 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Isle of Man 3922 Europe Div 3 Affil
51. Japan 3879 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Bahamas 3811 Americas Div 2 Affil
53. Israel 3783 Europe Div 2 Assoc
54. Suriname 3767 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
55. Sierra Leone 3729 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Swaziland 3720 Africa Div 2 Affil
57. Panama 3714 Americas Div 2 Affil
58. Belgium 3697 Europe Div 3 Assoc
59. Gibraltar 3663 Europe Div 2 Assoc
60. Samoa 3552 EAP Div 1 Affil
61. Austria 3484 Europe Div 4 Affil
62. Thailand 3428 Asia Challenge Assoc
63. Malawi 3403 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Croatia 3400 Europe Div 3 Affil
65. Switzerland 3275 Europe Div 4
66. Bhutan 3238 Asia Challenge Affil
67. Belize 3139 Americas Div 2 Affil
68. Iran 2964 Asia Challenge Affil
69. Brunei 2545 Asia Challenge Affil
70. Mexico 2539 Americas Div 3 Affil
71. China 2392 Asia Challenge Affil
72. Czech Republic 2002 Europe Div 5 Affil
73. Costa Rica 1895 Americas Div 4 Affil

Note: Cook Islands, Greece, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Cyprus, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands, Indonesia, Chile, Finland, Brazil, 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, regional Twenty20 division and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to France vs. Denmark, 26 June 2015.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. Sri Lanka 7167 Full
2. India 7154 Full
3. West Indies 7026 Full
4. Pakistan 7024 Full
5. South Africa 7016 Full
6. Australia 7011 Full
7. England 6901 Full
8. New Zealand 6869 Full
9. Ireland 6524 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6505 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6471 Full
12. Bangladesh 6403 Full
13. Afghanistan 6359 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Scotland 6192 Assoc
15. Namibia 6162 Africa Div 1 Assoc
16. Nepal 6150 ACC Cup Assoc
17. United Arab Emirates 6148 ACC Cup Assoc
18. Hong Kong 6010 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5993 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Canada 5944 Americas Div 1 Assoc
21. Kenya 5926 Africa Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5847 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5742 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5739 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5703 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5678 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Qatar 5565 Affil
28. Jersey 5493 Europe Div 1 Assoc
29. Malaysia 5464 ACC Cup Assoc
30. Zambia 5433 Africa Div 2 Assoc
31. Denmark 5416 Europe Div 1 Assoc
32. Guernsey 5408 Europe Div 1 Assoc
33. Singapore 5274 ACC Cup Assoc
34. Bermuda 5223 Americas Div 1 Assoc
35. Ghana 5119 Africa Div 1 Affil
36. Nigeria 5119 Africa Div 2 Assoc
37. Botswana 5095 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Saudi Arabia 5078 ACC Cup Affil
39. Vanuatu 5058 EAP Div 1 Assoc
40. Tanzania 5044 Africa Div 2 Assoc
41. Norway 5014 Europe Div 1 Affil
42. Fiji 4956 EAP Div 1 Assoc
43. Suriname 4870 Americas Div 2 Assoc
44. France 4820 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Samoa 4765 EAP Div 1 Affil
46. Cayman Islands 4715 Americas Div 2 Assoc
47. Belgium 4704 Europe Div 2 Assoc
48. Austria 4612 Europe Div 2 Affil
49. Maldives 4605 ACC Cup Affil
50. Seychelles 4564 Africa Div 2 Affil
51. Bahamas 4410 Americas Div 2 Affil
52. Spain 4407 Europe Div 3 Affil
53. Sierra Leone 4359 Africa Div 3 Affil
54. Isle of Man 4334 Europe Div 2 Affil
55. Swaziland 4304 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Germany 4303 Europe Div 3 Assoc
57. Panama 4263 Americas Div 3 Affil
58. Argentina 4175 Americas Div 3 Assoc
59. Gibraltar 4132 Europe Div 2 Assoc
60. Sweden 4117 Affil
61. Israel 4112 Europe Div 3 Assoc
62. Turks and Caicos Islands 4091 Americas Div 4 Affil
63. Mozambique 4071 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Greece 4016 Europe Div 3 Affil
65. Philippines 4009 EAP Div 2 Affil
66. Belize 3962 Americas Div 3 Affil
67. Rwanda 3937 Africa Div 3 Affil
68. Bahrain 3917 Affil
69. Malawi 3850 Africa Div 3 Affil
70. Portugal 3804 Affil
71. Finland 3738 Europe Div 3 Affil
72. Gambia 3711 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Japan 3621 EAP Div 2 Assoc
74. Switzerland 3620
75. St. Helena 3533 Africa Div 3 Affil
76. Malta 3496 Affil
77. Poland 3493
78. Estonia 3445 Affil
79. Cyprus 3416 Affil
80. Hungary 3402 Affil
81. Chile 3398 Americas Div 4 Affil
82. Romania 3212 Affil
83. Russia 3205 Affil
84. Luxembourg 3190 Affil
85. Czech Republic 3146 Affil
86. Mexico 3131 Americas Div 4 Affil
87. Morocco 3124 Africa Div 3 Affil
88. Brazil 3110 Americas Div 4 Affil
89. Peru 3080 Americas Div 4 Affil
90. Bulgaria 3059 Affil
91. Croatia 3015 Affil
92. Slovenia 3011 Affil
93. Latvia 3000
94. Cameroon 2906 Africa Div 3 Affil
95. Cook Islands 2834 EAP Div 2 Affil
96. South Korea 2818 EAP Div 2 Affil
97. Lithuania 2792
98. Tonga 2662 EAP Div 2 Affil
99. Guatemala 2597
100. Costa Rica 2541 Americas Div 4 Affil
101. Serbia 2511
102. Indonesia 2457 EAP Div 2 Affil
103. El Salvador 2220

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 Scotland vs. Afghanistan, 2 June 2015.

Rank Team Points
1. Australia 7107
2. South Africa 7105
3. England 6997
4. India 6994
5. New Zealand 6961
6. Pakistan 6949
7. Sri Lanka 6868
8. West Indies 6725
9. Bangladesh 6498
10. Zimbabwe 6336
11. Ireland 5971
12. Afghanistan 5821
13. Scotland 5642
14. Namibia 5529
15. Kenya 5371
16. United Arab Emirates 5359
17. Nepal 5298
18. Netherlands 5270
19. Canada 5266
20. Uganda 5222
21. Hong Kong 5054
22. Bermuda 4980
23. Malaysia 4943
24. Singapore 4937

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 6 tournament to be held later this year. The competing teams will be Guernsey, Saudi Arabia, Vanuatu, Cayman Islands, Fiji, Suriname and qualifying teams from the Europe and Africa regions.

Recent ranking changes

Continental Twenty20 Championship, Netherlands

France won their individual Twenty20 match against Denmark in the Continental Twenty20 Championship by 9 runs. France rises one place to 44th and gains 99 points. Denmark remains in 31st place and loses 9 points.

The Netherlands A team won the tournament, defeating Denmark in the final. France finished third and the England Deaf XI team finished fourth.

Kenya v United Arab Emirates in England

Kenya and United Arab Emirates tied 1-1 in their World Cricket League Championship 50 over matches. Kenya remain in 16th place and gain 10 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 15th place and lose 9 points.

Scotland in Ireland

Scotland won their four match Twenty20 series against Ireland 2-0 with two no results. They rise three places to 14th and gain 71 points. Ireland remain in 9th place and lose 46 points.

Papua New Guinea in Netherlands

Papua New Guinea won their Intercontinental Cup match against Netherlands by five wickets. Papua New Guinea have not played enough matches to appear on the ranking list yet. Netherlands drops one place to 18th and loses 26 points.

Netherlands won both of their World Cricket League Championship 50 over matches against Papua New Guinea. They remain in 13th position and gain 27 points. Papua New Guinea drop one place to 18th and lose 40 points.

Central Europe Cup, Twenty20

Poland won the Central Europe Cup despite losing their final match. They rise five places to 76th and gain 236 points. Sweden finished in second place. They drop four places to 62nd and lose 67 points.

Malta finished third. They drop one place to 77nd despite gaining 72 points. Czech Republic finished fourth. They rise two places to 87th and gain 162 points.

Kenya in Uganda

Kenya defeated Uganda in all three of their one-day matches. They remain in 16th place and gain 51 points. Uganda remain in 22nd place and lose 50 points.

Kenya also won the two Twenty20 matches. They remain in 21st place and gain nine points. Uganda remain in 25th place and lose 13 points.

Afghanistan in Scotland

The Intercontinental Cup match between Afghanistan and Scotland was drawn, with Scotland getting the first innings points. Scotland remain in 13th place in the ranking list and gain 50 points. Afghanistan remain in 12th place and lose 53 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 for one-day matches is 152 points for Associates and 192 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 66% winning percentage for an Associate team playing at home against an equally matched opponent or 65% for an Affiliate.

The home ground advantage for Twenty20 matches is 84 points for Associates and 134 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 59% winning percentage for an Associate team playing at home against an equally matched opponent or 61% for an Affiliate.

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: June 29, 2015