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 Papua New Guinea vs. Scotland, 25 November 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, 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 Malta vs. Hungary, 8 October 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 Hong Kong vs. Afghanistan, 20-21 October 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 next global WCL tournament is Division 4 to be held in mid-2018.

Recent ranking changes

Papua New Guinea v Scotland in UAE

Scotland won their two ODI matches against Papua New Guinea. Scotland rise one place in the ODI rankings to 13th and gain 51 points. Papua New Guinea remain in 16th place and lose 68 points.

Afghanistan in Hong Kong

Afghanistan won their Intercontinental Cup match against Hong Kong by an innings and 173 runs. They remain in 11th position in the multi-day rankings and gain 31 points. Hong Kong remain in 19th position and lose 60 points.

Afghanistan lead the competition by 12 points with one round to go.

14th South American Championship, Argentina

This year's SAC was held as a Twenty20 tournament. Argentina won all of their matches to claim the title. They remain in 61st place in the Twenty20 rankings and gain ten points. Chile were runners-up. They remain in 79th place and lose ten points.

Brazil finished third. They rise one place to 87th and gain 20 points. Uruguay finished fourth. This was their first international Twenty20 tournament, so they do not appear in the ranking list yet.

Peru finished fifth. They remain in 90th place and gain nine points. Mexico finished sixth. They drop one place to 99th and lose 25 points.

Colombia finished seventh. They remain in 100th place and lose 54 points.

Nepal in Hong Kong

Hong Kong won their 50-over series against Nepal 1-0 with one no result. Hong Kong rise two places to 17th in the ODI rankings and gain 31 points. Nepal drop two places to 19th and lose 37 points.

Hong Kong rise to fourth position in the ICC World Cricket League Championship and Nepal remain in sixth.

Malta Twenty20 International Tournament

Hungary won the Malta Twenty20 tournament. Hungary rises two places to 79th and gain 59 points. Luxembourg finished second. They rise three places to 81st and gain 46 points.

Malta finished third. They drop five places to 84th and lose 99 points.

Kenya v Netherlands in South Africa

Kenya and Netherlands tied their 50-over series 1-1. Kenya rise one place to 18th in the ODI rankings and gain 30 points. Netherlands remain in 13th place and lose 31 points. Netherlands continue to lead the ICC World Cricket League Championship and Kenya stay in fourth spot.

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: November 27, 2017