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 Papua New Guinea vs. Hong Kong, 10 October 2018.

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 Malaysia vs. China, 12 October 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.

Upcoming tournaments

The World Twenty20 Asia East Sub Regional Qualifiers is currently being held in Malaysia and will conclude on October 12. The top three teams will advance to the Asia Regional Finals to be held in 2019.

The competing teams are Nepal, Malaysia, Singapore, Bhutan, Thailand, Myanmar and China.

Recent ranking changes

Papua New Guinea Twenty20 Tri-series

Papua New Guinea won the Tri-series 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.

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.

ICC World Twenty20 Americas Northern Sub Regional Qualifier, USA

The United States of America won the Americas Northern Sub Regional Qualifier for the World Twenty20, topping the table with five wins from their six matches. They remain in 24th position in the Twenty20 rankings and gain one point. Canada finished second. They remain in 22nd position and remain on the same points. Both United States of America and Canada qualify for the Americas Regional Finals.

Panama finished third. They drop one place to 56th and lose 35 points. Belize finished fourth. They remain in 65th position and gain 28 points.

Asia Cup, United Arab Emirates

Hong Kong lost their ODIs against Pakistan and India and were eliminated at the group stage. Their performance included a creditable 26 run loss against India. Hong Kong remain in 16th place in the ODI list and lose one point.

East Asia Cup, Hong Kong

Japan won the East Asia Cup Twenty20 tournament, defeating the Hong Kong Dragons team in the final. Japan rise one place to 70th in the Twenty20 rankings and gain 39 points.

China finished third. They will qualify for the rankings when they win their first international Twenty20 match. South Korea finished fourth. They drop one place to 73rd and lose 33 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 12, 2018