Shane's Cricket Ratings (ICC associate members)

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 or associate membership.

Includes one day internationals up to Denmark vs. United States of America, 15 November 2018.

Note: Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, Eswatini, 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 Mozambique vs. St. Helena, 8 November 2018.

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 United Arab Emirates vs. Afghanistan, 29 November - 2 December 2017.

World Cricket League

The World Cricket League (WCL) is an ODI competition organised by the International Cricket Council featuring the best Associate 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.

Current and upcoming tournaments

The ICC World Cricket League Division 3 tournament is currently in progress in Oman. The tournament will run until November 19. The competing teams are Oman, Kenya, Uganda, United States of America, Denmark and Singapore. The top two teams will be promoted to WCL Division 2 and the bottom two teams will be relegated to WCL Division 4.

Recent ranking changes

ACA T20 Africa Cup, Southern Africa Regional Qualifiers, Botswana

Botswana won the Southern Africa Regional Qualifier for the ACA T20 Africa Cup. They remain in 34th position in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain 13 points. Malawi finished second. They rise eight places to 60th and gain 61 points.

Mozambique finished third. They rise one place to 56th and gain 24 points. St. Helena finished fourth. They drop seven places to 69th and lose 110 points.

ICC World Twenty20 Africa Southern Sub Regional Qualifier, Botswana

Botswana won the Southern Africa Sub Regional Qualifier for the World Twenty20, winning all six of their matches. They rise five places in the global Twenty20 rankings to 34th and gain 180 points. Namibia finished second. They drop one place to 19th and lose 90 points. Both Botswana and Namibia will progress to next year's Africa Regional Final.

St. Helena finished third. They rise 18 places to 62nd and gain 576 points. Mozambique finished fourth. They rise eight places to 57th and gain 138 points.

Malawi finished fifth. They rise four places to 68th and gain 107 points. Lesotho finished sixth. They enter the rankings for the first time in 71st place.

Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) finished seventh. They rise two places to 56th despite losing 48 points.

West Pacific Cup and South China Cup, Hong Kong

Hong Kong won the West Pacific Cup Twenty20, defeating Papua New Guinea in the final. Hong Kong remain in 20th position in the Twenty20 global rankings and lose ten points. Papua New Guinea rise one place to 18th and gain six points.

The Hong Kong A team finished in third place in the tournament.

Papua New Guinea won the South China Cup 50-over series against Hong Kong 3-0. Papua New Guinea rise three places to 16th in the ODI global rankings and gain 115 points. Hong Kong drop three places to 19th and lose 86 points.

ICC World Twenty20 Asia Region Eastern Sub Regional Qualifier, Malaysia

Nepal won the East Asia Sub Regional Qualifier Twenty20 tournament. They remain in 16th position in the Twenty20 world rankings and gain seven points. Singapore finished second. They rise one place to 30th and gain 42 points.

Malaysia finished third. They drop one place to 31st and lose 57 points. Nepal, Singapore and Malaysia advance to the Asian Regional Finals to be played in 2019.

Thailand finished fourth. They rise nine places to 62nd and gain 321 points. Bhutan finished fifth. They drop four places to 52nd and lose 188 points.

Myanmar finished sixth. They enter the Twenty20 rankings for the first time in 107th position. China finished seventh. They have not yet qualified for a ranking.

Hong Kong in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea won the Tri-series Twenty20 tournament, defeating Hong Kong in the final. Papua remain in 19th position in the Twenty20 rankings and gain 29 points. Hong Kong remain in 20th position and lose 20 points.

Third place in the tournament went to the PNG Academy XI team.

Papua New Guinea won their 50-over series against Hong Kong 2-1. Papua New Guinea remain in 19th position in the ODI rankings and gain 28 points. Hong Kong remain in 16th position and lose 17 points.

Stan Nagaiah Trophy Twenty20, Singapore

Singapore won the Twenty20 Stan Nagaiah Trophy after defeating Malaysia 3-0. Singapore remain in 31st place in the Twenty20 rankings and gain 66 points. Malaysia drop one place to 30th and lose 62 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.


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 16, 2018