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 Namibia vs. Hong Kong, 15 May 2015.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. Australia 7284 Full
2. India 7176 Full
3. New Zealand 7147 Full
4. South Africa 7028 Full
5. Sri Lanka 6945 Full
6. Pakistan 6824 Full
7. England 6764 Full
8. West Indies 6721 Full
9. Bangladesh 6687 Full
10. Ireland 6519 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6174 Full
12. Afghanistan 6076 1 Asia Premier Assoc
13. Netherlands 5907 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. Scotland 5859 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
15. United Arab Emirates 5846 1 Asia Premier Assoc
16. Kenya 5683 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Papua New Guinea 5608 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
18. Nepal 5591 2 Asia Premier Assoc
19. Namibia 5518 1 Africa Div 1 Assoc
20. Canada 5497 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5370 1 Asia Premier Assoc
22. Uganda 5320 3 Africa Div 1 Assoc
23. United States of America 5260 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
24. Oman 5260 5 Asia Premier Affil
25. Denmark 5192 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
26. Singapore 5142 3 Asia Premier Assoc
27. Malaysia 5140 3 Asia Elite Assoc
28. Bermuda 5082 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
29. Jersey 5049 5 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Italy 4868 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Kuwait 4801 Asia Elite Assoc
32. Guernsey 4675 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
33. Saudi Arabia 4671 6 Asia Elite Affil
34. Tanzania 4652 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
35. Bahrain 4630 Asia Elite Affil
36. Qatar 4587 Asia Challenge Affil
37. Nigeria 4570 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
38. Botswana 4486 6 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Vanuatu 4482 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
40. Cayman Islands 4467 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
41. Fiji 4419 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Maldives 4289 Asia Elite Affil
43. Argentina 4266 Americas Div 1 Assoc
44. Germany 4210 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4163 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4106 6 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Mozambique 3960 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Ghana 3955 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3905 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Isle of Man 3896 Europe Div 3 Affil
51. Japan 3850 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Bahamas 3781 Americas Div 2 Affil
53. Israel 3755 Europe Div 2 Assoc
54. Suriname 3738 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
55. Sierra Leone 3696 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Swaziland 3689 Africa Div 2 Affil
57. Panama 3685 Americas Div 2 Affil
58. Belgium 3666 Europe Div 3 Assoc
59. Gibraltar 3630 Europe Div 2 Assoc
60. Samoa 3517 EAP Div 1 Affil
61. Austria 3450 Europe Div 4 Affil
62. Thailand 3393 Asia Challenge Assoc
63. Croatia 3367 Europe Div 3 Affil
64. Malawi 3367 Africa Div 2 Affil
65. Switzerland 3241 Europe Div 4
66. Bhutan 3201 Asia Challenge Affil
67. Belize 3107 Americas Div 2 Affil
68. Iran 2928 Asia Challenge Affil
69. Mexico 2509 Americas Div 3 Affil
70. Brunei 2508 Asia Challenge Affil
71. China 2352 Asia Challenge Affil
72. Czech Republic 1968 Europe Div 5 Affil
73. Costa Rica 1865 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 Namibia vs. Hong Kong, 19 May 2015.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. Sri Lanka 7165 Full
2. India 7154 Full
3. West Indies 7025 Full
4. Pakistan 7025 Full
5. South Africa 7015 Full
6. Australia 7010 Full
7. England 6892 Full
8. New Zealand 6876 Full
9. Ireland 6563 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6492 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6468 Full
12. Bangladesh 6397 Full
13. Afghanistan 6343 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Namibia 6132 Africa Div 1 Assoc
15. United Arab Emirates 6130 ACC Cup Assoc
16. Nepal 6129 ACC Cup Assoc
17. Scotland 6082 Assoc
18. Hong Kong 5992 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5961 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Canada 5919 Americas Div 1 Assoc
21. Kenya 5887 Africa Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5824 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5712 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5708 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5688 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5656 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Qatar 5542 Affil
28. Jersey 5451 Europe Div 1 Assoc
29. Malaysia 5441 ACC Cup Assoc
30. Denmark 5409 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Zambia 5397 Africa Div 2 Assoc
32. Guernsey 5375 Europe Div 1 Assoc
33. Singapore 5251 ACC Cup Assoc
34. Bermuda 5190 Americas Div 1 Assoc
35. Ghana 5086 Africa Div 1 Affil
36. Nigeria 5085 Africa Div 2 Assoc
37. Botswana 5061 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Saudi Arabia 5048 ACC Cup Affil
39. Tanzania 5010 Africa Div 2 Assoc
40. Vanuatu 5004 EAP Div 1 Assoc
41. Norway 4971 Europe Div 1 Affil
42. Fiji 4901 EAP Div 1 Assoc
43. Suriname 4828 Americas Div 2 Assoc
44. France 4719 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Samoa 4708 EAP Div 1 Affil
46. Cayman Islands 4673 Americas Div 2 Assoc
47. Belgium 4645 Europe Div 2 Assoc
48. Maldives 4581 ACC Cup Affil
49. Austria 4555 Europe Div 2 Affil
50. Seychelles 4523 Africa Div 2 Affil
51. Bahamas 4363 Americas Div 2 Affil
52. Spain 4351 Europe Div 3 Affil
53. Sierra Leone 4317 Africa Div 3 Affil
54. Isle of Man 4281 Europe Div 2 Affil
55. Swaziland 4262 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Germany 4241 Europe Div 3 Assoc
57. Panama 4205 Americas Div 3 Affil
58. Sweden 4130 Affil
59. Argentina 4125 Americas Div 3 Assoc
60. Gibraltar 4082 Europe Div 2 Assoc
61. Israel 4041 Europe Div 3 Assoc
62. Turks and Caicos Islands 4034 Americas Div 4 Affil
63. Mozambique 4032 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Greece 3951 Europe Div 3 Affil
65. Philippines 3934 EAP Div 2 Affil
66. Belize 3899 Americas Div 3 Affil
67. Rwanda 3888 Africa Div 3 Affil
68. Bahrain 3857 Affil
69. Malawi 3810 Africa Div 3 Affil
70. Portugal 3715 Affil
71. Finland 3677 Europe Div 3 Affil
72. Gambia 3656 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Japan 3539 EAP Div 2 Assoc
74. St. Helena 3466 Africa Div 3 Affil
75. Switzerland 3456
76. Malta 3372 Affil
77. Cyprus 3347 Affil
78. Estonia 3312 Affil
79. Chile 3309 Americas Div 4 Affil
80. Hungary 3232 Affil
81. Poland 3209
82. Luxembourg 3077 Affil
83. Romania 3053 Affil
84. Morocco 3049 Africa Div 3 Affil
85. Mexico 3043 Americas Div 4 Affil
86. Russia 3039 Affil
87. Brazil 3017 Americas Div 4 Affil
88. Peru 2988 Americas Div 4 Affil
89. Czech Republic 2935 Affil
90. Bulgaria 2906 Affil
91. Croatia 2899 Affil
92. Slovenia 2868 Affil
93. Latvia 2863
94. Cameroon 2825 Africa Div 3 Affil
95. Cook Islands 2733 EAP Div 2 Affil
96. South Korea 2711 EAP Div 2 Affil
97. Lithuania 2646
98. Tonga 2558 EAP Div 2 Affil
99. Guatemala 2510
100. Costa Rica 2456 Americas Div 4 Affil
101. Serbia 2359
102. Indonesia 2344 EAP Div 2 Affil
103. El Salvador 2143

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 Namibia vs. Hong Kong, 10 May 2015.

Rank Team Points
1. South Africa 7109
2. Australia 7084
3. England 7027
4. India 7007
5. New Zealand 6926
6. Pakistan 6916
7. Sri Lanka 6898
8. West Indies 6742
9. Bangladesh 6485
10. Zimbabwe 6332
11. Ireland 5885
12. Afghanistan 5833
13. Scotland 5512
14. Namibia 5486
15. United Arab Emirates 5378
16. Kenya 5329
17. Netherlands 5266
18. Nepal 5241
19. Canada 5218
20. Uganda 5176
21. Hong Kong 4994
22. Bermuda 4935
23. Malaysia 4891
24. Singapore 4884

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

Hong Kong in Namibia

Namibia won their Intercontinental Cup four-day game against Hong Kong by 114 runs. Namibia remain in 14th place and lose 17 points. Hong Kong remain in 22nd place and gain 35 points.

The two World Cricket League Championship 50-over matches were split 1-1. Namibia remain in 19th place and lose 30 points. Hong Kong remain in 21st place and gain 36 points.

The Twenty20 matches were also split 1-1. Namibia remain in 14th place and lose 5 points. Hong Kong remain in 18th place and gain 3 points.

European Division 1 Twenty20 Championship, Jersey

The home team Jersey won the European Division 1 Twenty20 title by run-rate over runners-up Denmark. Jersey rise two places to 28th and gain 114 points. Jersey qualify for the World Twenty20 Qualifier tournament to be held in Ireland and Scotland in July/August.

Denmark finished second. They rise two places to 30th and gain 85 points. Italy finished third. They remain in 23rd place and lose 58 points. Guernsey finished fourth. They remain in 31st place and gain 46 points.

Norway finished fifth. They drop two places to 39th and lose 67 points. France finished sixth and will be demoted to European Twenty20 Division 2. They drop one place to 44th and lose 94 points.

At the conclusion of the tournament, Norway and France played a one-off 50 over match to decide the team that would be promoted to World Cricket League Division 6. Norway won the match by 97 runs and will now get to play in the Division 6 tournament to be held later this year in Essex, England. Norway remain in 46th place and gain 46 points. France drop one place to 49th and lose 53 points.

ICC Americas Division 1 Twenty20, USA

Canada won all six of their matches to take out the Americas Division 1 Twenty20 title. Canada rise one place to 20th and gain 51 points. USA, the home team, finished in second place. They remain in 24th place and lose 30 points. Both Canada and USA qualify for the World Twenty20 Qualifier to be held in July/August in Ireland and Scotland.

Bermuda finished in third place. They drop one place to 34th and lose 82 points. Suriname finished in fourth place and will be relegated to Division 2. They rise one place to 43rd and gain 34 points.

Belgium in France

France defeated Belgium in a friendly 40-over match played on April 18. France rise two places to 47th on the one-day ranking list and gain 34 points. Belgium drop three places to 58th and lose 32 points.

1st Balkan Senior Cricket Championship Twenty20, Greece

Greece won the Balkan Championship, defeating Bulgaria in the final with five balls to spare. Greece drop five places to 64th and lose 154 points. Bulgaria rise four places to 90th and gain 220 points.

FYROM finished in third place. They do not appear on the ranking list as they have yet to win an international Twenty20 match.

ICC Africa World Cricket League Division 6 Qualifier

Botswana defeated Ghana in their one-off match to qualify for World Cricket League Division 6. Botswana rise two places to 38th and gain 26 points. Ghana drop one place to 48th and lose 26 points.

ICC Africa Twenty20 Championship, South Africa

Namibia won the Africa Twenty20 Championship on run rate after defeating Kenya in the final round. Namibia remains in 14th place on the Twenty20 rankings and lose 22 points. Kenya were runners-up. They remain in 20th place and gain 14 points.

Uganda finished in third place. They remain in 25th place and lose three points. Ghana finished fourth. They rise eight places to 35th and gain 244 points.

Botswana finished in fifth place. They drop one place to 38th despite gaining 23 points. Tanzania finished in sixth place. They drop five places to 40th and lose 57 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: May 27, 2015