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 Hong Kong vs. Nepal, 13 October 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 Papua New Guinea vs. Scotland, 1-4 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

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.

Scotland in Papua New Guinea

The four-day Intercontinental Cup match between Papua New Guinea and Scotland was drawn, with Scotland getting the first innings points. Scotland remain in 13th place in the multi-day rankings and gain 16 points. Papua New Guinea remain in 14th place and lose 23 points.

Papua New Guinea and Scotland tied their ODI series 1-1. Papua New Guinea remain in 16th place and lose three points. Scotland remain in 14th place and gain one point. Papua New Guinea and Scotland remain in second and third place respectively in the ICC World Cricket League Championship.

United Arab Emirates in Namibia

United Arab Emirates won their Intercontinental Cup four-day match against Namibia by 34 runs with a day to spare. They rise three spots to 15th and gain 39 points in the multi-day ranking list. Namibia drop three places to 18th and lose 46 points.

The two World Cricket League Championship 50-over matches were split one win apiece. Namibia remain in 21st place in the one-day rankings and gain 24 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 15th place and lose 17 points.

Auty Cup, United States of America in Canada

The United States of America won this year's Auty Cup by winning the ODI series 2-1. USA rise two places to 23rd in the ODI rankings and gain 72 points. Canada drop two places to 22nd and lose 77 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: October 18, 2017