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 Bahrain vs. Saudi Arabia, 25 April 2017.

Note: Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, 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 United Arab Emirates vs. Papua New Guinea, 14 April 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 Afghanistan vs. Ireland, 28 March 2017.

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 Asia Pacific World Cricket League Qualifier is currently being played in Thailand and will finish on May 1. The competing teams are be Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Thailand, Bhutan and China.

Recent ranking changes

Kenya in Uganda

Uganda defeated Kenya in their one-day series 4-0. Uganda rise four places to 21st and gain 153 points. Kenya drop two places to 19th and lose 121 points.

Singapore v Saudi Arabia in Malaysia

Singapore defeated Saudi Arabia 2-0 in their one-day series. Singapore remain in 26th position in the one-day rankings and gain 46 points. Saudi Arabia remain in 30th position and lose 88 points.

World Cricket League Africa Region Qualifiers, South Africa

Ghana qualified for World Cricket League Division 5 after winning all five of their one-day matches. They rise three places to 43rd in the one-day rankings and gain 365 points. Botswana finished second. They rise three places to 38th and gain 37 points.

Tanzania finished third. They remain in 36th position and lose 49 points. Nigeria finished fourth. They drop four places to 41st and lose 62 points.

Zambia finished fifth. They re-enter the rankings at 47th place. Sierra Leone finished sixth. They re-enter the rankings at 55th place.

Papua New Guinea in United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates won their ODI series against Papua New Guinea 2-1. United Arab Emirates remain in 16th place in the one-day rankings and gain 17 points. Papua New Guinea remain in 15th place and lose 22 points.

United Arab Emirates won the Twenty20 series 3-0. They remain in 15th place and gain 32 points. Papua New Guinea drop one place to 19th and lose 59 points.

ACC Emerging Nations Cup, Bangladesh

The ACC Emerging Nations Cup featured the under-23 teams from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, Afghanistan's second team and the national teams from Malaysia, Nepal and Hong Kong.

Nepal and Hong Kong were in group B and Nepal won their individual encounter. Nepal rise one place to 18th and gain 33 points. Hong Kong drop one place to 19th and lose 29 points.

Nepal finished third in their group, Hong Kong and Malaysia finished fourth in their groups and failed to progress past the group stage.

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: April 26, 2017