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 Malaysia vs. Jersey, 13 March 2014.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. Australia 7093 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7069 Full
3. South Africa 7017 Full
4. India 7004 Full
5. England 6988 Full
6. Pakistan 6967 Full
7. New Zealand 6898 Full
8. West Indies 6791 Full
9. Bangladesh 6534 Full
10. Ireland 6387 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6367 Full
12. Afghanistan 6058 1 Asia Elite Assoc
13. Scotland 5987 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. United Arab Emirates 5926 1 Asia Elite Assoc
15. Netherlands 5908 2 Europe Div 1 Assoc
16. Kenya 5643 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Canada 5531 2 Americas Div 1 Assoc
18. Papua New Guinea 5527 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
19. Nepal 5473 3 Asia Elite Assoc
20. Namibia 5470 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5436 1 Asia Elite Assoc
22. United States of America 5339 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
23. Oman 5258 4 Asia Elite Affil
24. Uganda 5222 3 Africa Div 1 Assoc
25. Bermuda 5176 3 Americas Div 1 Assoc
26. Jersey 5159 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
27. Singapore 5109 4 Asia Elite Assoc
28. Denmark 5065 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
29. Malaysia 5031 4 Asia Elite Assoc
30. Italy 4826 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Bahrain 4738 Asia Elite Affil
32. Guernsey 4714 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
33. Kuwait 4697 Asia Elite Assoc
34. Tanzania 4690 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
35. Nigeria 4562 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
36. Qatar 4534 Asia Challengers Affil
37. Vanuatu 4485 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
38. Botswana 4457 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Cayman Islands 4451 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
40. Saudi Arabia 4372 Asia Challengers Affil
41. Fiji 4361 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Argentina 4260 Americas Div 1 Assoc
43. Maldives 4190 Asia Elite Affil
44. Germany 4190 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4157 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4032 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Ghana 3978 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Mozambique 3940 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3928 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Cook Islands 3903 EAP Div 2 Affil
51. Japan 3867 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Isle of Man 3866 Europe Div 3 Affil
53. Bahamas 3761 Americas Div 2 Affil
54. Israel 3752 Europe Div 2 Assoc
55. Greece 3731 Europe Div 4 Affil
56. Suriname 3720 Americas Div 1 Assoc
57. Belgium 3692 Europe Div 3 Assoc
58. Swaziland 3680 Africa Div 2 Affil
59. Sierra Leone 3668 Africa Div 2 Affil
60. Panama 3660 Americas Div 2 Affil
61. Spain 3623 Europe Div 3 Affil
62. Gibraltar 3609 Europe Div 2 Assoc
63. Samoa 3542 EAP Div 1 Affil
64. Tonga 3538 EAP Div 2 Affil
65. Austria 3449 Europe Div 4 Affil
66. Portugal 3407 Europe Div 3 Affil
67. Thailand 3382 Asia Challengers Assoc
68. Croatia 3363 Europe Div 3 Affil
69. Malawi 3356 Africa Div 2 Affil
70. Cyprus 3348 Europe Div 3 Affil
71. Malta 3267 Europe Div 4 Affil
72. Switzerland 3224 Europe Div 4
73. Bhutan 3187 Asia Challengers Affil
74. Turks and Caicos Islands 3079 Americas Div 2 Affil
75. Belize 3065 Americas Div 2 Affil
76. Indonesia 3016 EAP Div 2 Affil
77. Chile 2974 Americas Div 3 Affil
78. Finland 2916 Europe Div 4 Affil
79. Iran 2868 Asia Challengers Affil
80. Rwanda 2801 Africa Div 2 Affil
81. Brazil 2790 Americas Div 3 Affil
82. Sweden 2706 Europe Div 5 Affil
83. Luxembourg 2535 Europe Div 4 Affil
84. Slovenia 2443 Europe Div 5 Affil
85. Brunei 2440 Asia Challengers Affil
86. Mexico 2430 Americas Div 3 Affil
87. Gambia 2307 Africa Div 3 Affil
88. Peru 2303 Americas Div 3 Affil
89. China 2285 Asia Challengers Affil
90. Czech Republic 1897 Europe Div 5 Affil
91. Lesotho 1840 Africa Div 3 Affil
92. Costa Rica 1780 Americas Div 4 Affil
93. Bulgaria 1319 Europe Div 5 Affil
94. Estonia 1288 Europe Div 5 Affil

Note: Morocco has been excluded from the list due to lack of activity.

Twenty20 ranking list

The columns in the T20I table are the team's rank, the team name, the number of ranking points and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to England vs. Netherlands, 31 March 2014.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. India 7189 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7172 Full
3. Pakistan 7056 Full
4. West Indies 7029 Full
5. South Africa 7028 Full
6. Australia 6988 Full
7. England 6867 Full
8. New Zealand 6859 Full
9. Ireland 6562 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6488 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6466 Full
12. Bangladesh 6327 Full
13. Afghanistan 6290 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Namibia 6129 Africa Div 1 Assoc
15. Nepal 6115 ACC Cup Assoc
16. United Arab Emirates 6075 ACC Cup Assoc
17. Scotland 6057 Assoc
18. Hong Kong 5903 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5888 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Kenya 5846 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Canada 5823 Americas Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5784 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5724 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5700 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5656 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5547 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Malaysia 5508 ACC Cup Assoc
28. Qatar 5499 Affil
29. Zambia 5332 Africa Div 2 Assoc
30. Jersey 5310 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Denmark 5277 Europe Div 1 Assoc
32. Guernsey 5267 Europe Div 1 Assoc
33. Bermuda 5233 Americas Div 1 Assoc
34. Singapore 5164 ACC Cup Assoc
35. Nigeria 5020 Africa Div 1 Assoc
36. Tanzania 4985 Africa Div 1 Assoc
37. Botswana 4956 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Norway 4872 Europe Div 1 Affil
39. Maldives 4773 ACC Cup Affil
40. France 4773 Europe Div 1 Assoc
41. Suriname 4773 Americas Div 2 Assoc
42. Cayman Islands 4651 Americas Div 2 Assoc
43. Ghana 4645 Africa Div 2 Affil
44. Belgium 4614 Europe Div 1 Assoc
45. Vanuatu 4606 EAP Div 1 Assoc
46. Fiji 4591 EAP Div 1 Assoc
47. Saudi Arabia 4579 Affil
48. Austria 4499 Europe Div 1 Affil
49. Samoa 4479 EAP Div 1 Affil
50. Bahamas 4458 Americas Div 2 Affil
51. Germany 4454 Europe Div 1 Assoc
52. Isle of Man 4371 Europe Div 1 Affil
53. Spain 4317 Europe Div 2 Affil
54. Panama 4280 Americas Div 3 Affil
55. Seychelles 4274 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Argentina 4210 Americas Div 3 Assoc
57. Turks and Caicos Islands 4114 Americas Div 4 Affil
58. Sierra Leone 4106 Africa Div 3 Affil
59. Sweden 4091 Europe Div 1 Affil
60. Greece 4049 Europe Div 2 Affil
61. Belize 4002 Americas Div 3 Affil
62. Swaziland 3965 Africa Div 2 Affil
63. Mozambique 3944 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Israel 3930 Europe Div 2 Assoc
65. Gibraltar 3929 Europe Div 1 Assoc
66. Chile 3766 Americas Div 4 Affil
67. Finland 3752 Europe Div 2 Affil
68. Bahrain 3749 ACC Cup Affil
69. Portugal 3664 Europe Div 2 Affil
70. Rwanda 3652 Africa Div 3 Affil
71. Malawi 3624 Africa Div 3 Affil
72. Gambia 3409 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Switzerland 3379
74. Peru 3318 Americas Div 4 Affil
75. Brazil 3316 Americas Div 4 Affil
76. Japan 3305 EAP Div 2 Assoc
77. Cyprus 3292 Europe Div 2 Affil
78. St. Helena 3217 Africa Div 3 Affil
79. Mexico 3200 Americas Div 4 Affil
80. Malta 3200 Europe Div 3 Affil
81. Estonia 3156 Europe Div 2 Affil
82. Luxembourg 3025 Europe Div 2 Affil
83. Hungary 2952 Affil
84. Guatemala 2927
85. Poland 2854
86. Russia 2801 Affil
87. Morocco 2797 Africa Div 3 Affil
88. Croatia 2723 Europe Div 2 Affil
89. Czech Republic 2713 Europe Div 3 Affil
90. Costa Rica 2697 Americas Div 4 Affil
91. Romania 2644 Affil
92. Slovenia 2602 Europe Div 3 Affil
93. Cameroon 2571 Africa Div 3 Affil
94. Bulgaria 2541 Europe Div 3 Affil
95. El Salvador 2525
96. Latvia 2453
97. Cook Islands 2411 EAP Div 2 Affil
98. Lithuania 2331
99. Serbia 2093
100. Tonga 2077 EAP Div 2 Affil
101. Indonesia 1864 EAP Div 2 Affil

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 Afghanistan vs. Ireland, 10 December 2013.

Rank Team Points
1. South Africa 7151
2. Australia 7126
3. India 7096
4. England 6999
5. Pakistan 6918
6. Sri Lanka 6855
7. New Zealand 6853
8. West Indies 6727
9. Bangladesh 6479
10. Zimbabwe 6379
11. Ireland 5994
12. Afghanistan 5962
13. Scotland 5630
14. Namibia 5590
15. United Arab Emirates 5484
16. Kenya 5447
17. Netherlands 5388
18. Uganda 5365
19. Nepal 5347
20. Canada 5311
21. Hong Kong 5212
22. Bermuda 5086
23. Singapore 5007
24. Malaysia 4990

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 World Cricket League Division 5 tournament is currently being played in Malaysia, concluding on March 13.

The competing teams are Malaysia, Jersey, Guernsey, Nigeria, Cayman Islands and Tanzania. The top two teams will be promoted to Division 4 and the bottom two teams will be relegated to Division 6.

Recent ranking changes

ICC World Twenty20

Netherlands finished their World Twenty20 campaign with a convincing 45 run victory over England. They were competitive in two other group stage matches, losing narrowly to New Zealand (6 balls remaining) and South Africa (6 runs). Their only loss in the first round was to Zimbabwe on the final ball of the match. Netherlands rise three places to 10th place and gain 168 points.

Nepal finished second in their first round group, defeating Afghanistan and Hong Kong and losing to Bangladesh. They rise two places to 15th and gain 170 points.

Hong Kong finished fourth in their first round group. They did defeat test nation Bangladesh, but lost to Afghanistan and Nepal. They rise four places to 18th and gain 120 points.

Ireland finished third in their first round group, defeating Zimbabwe and United Arab Emirates, but losing to Netherlands. They remain in 9th place and lose 23 points.

United Arab Emirates finished fourth in their first round group, losing to Netherlands, Zimbabwe and Ireland. Their closest match was the loss to eventual group winners Netherlands, where Netherlands reached the target with 7 balls remaining. They drop two places to 16th and lose 143 points.

Afghanistan finished third in their first round group, defeating Hong Kong and losing to Bangladesh and Nepal. They drop two places to 13th and lose 148 points.

ICC Africa Division 3 Twenty20, South Africa

Swaziland won the Divison 3 Twenty20 tournament by run-rate ahead of Sierra Leone. Swaziland remain in 62nd position and gain 19 points. They will be promoted to Africa Division 2. Sierra Leone drop one place to 58th and lose 59 points.

Rwanda finished in third place. They rise one place to 70th and gain 53 points. Gambia finished in fourth place. They remain in 72nd position and lose 9 points.

World Cricket League Division 5, Malaysia

Jersey won the WCL Division 5 tournament. They rise three places to 26th with a gain of 168 points. Malaysia, the home team, finished second. They drop one place to 29th and lose 22 points. Jersey and Malaysia will be promoted to WCL Division 4.

Tanzania finished third. They rise three places to 34th and gain 182 points. Nigeria finished fourth. They drop one place to 35th and lose 12 points.

Guernsey finished fifth. They drop two places to 32nd and lose 189 points. Cayman Islands finished sixth. They drop three places to 39th and lose 80 points. Guernsey and Cayman Islands will be relegated to WCL Division 6.

ICC Americas Division 3 Twenty20 Championship

Argentina won all four of their matches to take out the Americas Division 3 Twenty20 title. They rise three places to 57th and gain 157 points. Panama were runners-up. They drop one place to 54th and lose 34 points.

Belize finished third and drop three places to 61st in the Twenty20 rankings. They lose 106 points.

Asia Cup

Afghanistan played in the Asia Cup for the first time. They had their first ODI win against a Full Member, by defeating Bangladesh. They lost against Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India. They rise one place to 12th and gain 69 points.

Ireland in West Indies

Ireland tied the Twenty20 series against the West Indies 1-1. Ireland remain in 9th position and gain 31 points.

West Indies won the one-off ODI by 4 wickets with 80 balls to spare. Ireland remain in 10th position and lose 12 points.

Malaysian Tri-Series

Malaysia won their 50-over Tri-Series tournament against Singapore and an MCC team. Malaysia remain in 28th position and gain 22 points. Singapore were runners-up. They remain in 26th position and lose 21 points.

The MCC team finished in third place.

World Cup Qualifier

Scotland won the World Cup Qualifier tournament. They rise two places to 12th with a gain of 91 points. The United Arab Emirates were runners-up and rise one place to 14th and gain 39 points.

Hong Kong finished third and rise three places to 21st and gain 237 points. Papua New Guinea finished fourth and rise one place to 18th and gain 8 points. Scotland retain their ODI status and the UAE, Hong Kong and PNG all gain ODI status.

Kenya finished fifth. They remain in 16th place and lose 29 points. Namibia finished sixth. They remain in 20th place and gain 34 points.

Netherlands finished seventh. They drop two places to 15th and lose 43 points. Canada finished eighth. They remain in 17th position and lose 50 points.

Nepal finished ninth. They drop one place to 19th and lose 94 points. Uganda finished tenth. They drop three places to 24th and lose 148 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 is 106 points for Associates and 139 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 61% winning percentage for a team playing at home against an equally matched opponent.

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: April 14, 2014