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 eight or more one day or Twenty20 matches, or seven 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. Hong Kong, 9 November 2014.

WCL Regional ICC
Rank Team Points Division Division Membership
1. India 7118 Full
2. Australia 7111 Full
3. South Africa 7105 Full
4. Sri Lanka 7004 Full
5. England 6928 Full
6. Pakistan 6923 Full
7. New Zealand 6859 Full
8. West Indies 6831 Full
9. Bangladesh 6499 Full
10. Ireland 6350 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6299 Full
12. Afghanistan 6109 1 Asia Premier Assoc
13. Scotland 6019 1 Europe Div 1 Assoc
14. Netherlands 5942 2 Europe Div 1 Assoc
15. United Arab Emirates 5909 1 Asia Premier Assoc
16. Kenya 5714 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
17. Papua New Guinea 5619 1 EAP Div 1 Assoc
18. Nepal 5591 2 Asia Premier Assoc
19. Canada 5567 2 Americas Div 1 Assoc
20. Namibia 5506 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Hong Kong 5350 1 Asia Premier Assoc
22. Uganda 5313 2 Africa Div 1 Assoc
23. United States of America 5274 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
24. Oman 5273 5 Asia Premier Affil
25. Denmark 5204 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
26. Malaysia 5180 3 Asia Elite Assoc
27. Singapore 5165 3 Asia Premier Assoc
28. Bermuda 5101 4 Americas Div 1 Assoc
29. Jersey 5072 5 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Italy 4888 4 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Kuwait 4821 Asia Elite Assoc
32. Guernsey 4701 6 Europe Div 2 Assoc
33. Tanzania 4680 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
34. Saudi Arabia 4680 Asia Elite Affil
35. Bahrain 4646 Asia Elite Affil
36. Qatar 4603 Asia Challenge Affil
37. Nigeria 4593 5 Africa Div 2 Assoc
38. Vanuatu 4508 6 EAP Div 1 Assoc
39. Botswana 4508 Africa Div 2 Assoc
40. Cayman Islands 4489 6 Americas Div 1 Assoc
41. Fiji 4406 EAP Div 1 Assoc
42. Maldives 4303 Asia Elite Affil
43. Argentina 4295 Americas Div 1 Assoc
44. Germany 4237 Europe Div 2 Assoc
45. Zambia 4203 Africa Div 2 Assoc
46. Norway 4084 Europe Div 2 Affil
47. Ghana 4017 Africa Div 2 Affil
48. Mozambique 3999 Africa Div 2 Affil
49. France 3961 Europe Div 2 Assoc
50. Isle of Man 3911 Europe Div 3 Affil
51. Japan 3909 EAP Div 1 Assoc
52. Bahamas 3809 Americas Div 2 Affil
53. Israel 3785 Europe Div 2 Assoc
54. Suriname 3769 Americas Div 1 Assoc
55. Sierra Leone 3743 Africa Div 2 Affil
56. Belgium 3736 Europe Div 3 Assoc
57. Swaziland 3736 Africa Div 2 Affil
58. Panama 3700 Americas Div 2 Affil
59. Gibraltar 3665 Europe Div 2 Assoc
60. Samoa 3602 EAP Div 1 Affil
61. Austria 3513 Europe Div 4 Affil
62. Thailand 3468 Asia Challenge Assoc
63. Malawi 3437 Africa Div 2 Affil
64. Croatia 3404 Europe Div 3 Affil
65. Switzerland 3270 Europe Div 4
66. Bhutan 3227 Asia Challenge Affil
67. Turks and Caicos Islands 3130 Americas Div 2 Affil
68. Belize 3118 Americas Div 2 Affil
69. Iran 2952 Asia Challenge Affil
70. Brazil 2845 Americas Div 3 Affil
71. Brunei 2531 Asia Challenge Affil
72. Mexico 2462 Americas Div 3 Affil
73. China 2373 Asia Challenge Affil
74. Czech Republic 1954 Europe Div 5 Affil
75. Costa Rica 1795 Americas Div 4 Affil

Note: Cook Islands, Greece, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Cyprus, Malta, Indonesia, Chile, Finland, Rwanda, Morocco, Sweden, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Gambia, Peru, Lesotho, Bulgaria and Estonia 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 and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to Philippines vs. Indonesia, 22 November 2014.

Rank Team Points Division Membership
1. India 7176 Full
2. Sri Lanka 7175 Full
3. Pakistan 7047 Full
4. West Indies 7022 Full
5. South Africa 7020 Full
6. Australia 7005 Full
7. England 6874 Full
8. New Zealand 6865 Full
9. Ireland 6553 Assoc
10. Netherlands 6483 Assoc
11. Zimbabwe 6466 Full
12. Bangladesh 6340 Full
13. Afghanistan 6317 ACC Cup Assoc
14. Namibia 6144 Africa Div 1 Assoc
15. Nepal 6142 ACC Cup Assoc
16. United Arab Emirates 6094 ACC Cup Assoc
17. Scotland 6070 Assoc
18. Hong Kong 5951 ACC Cup Assoc
19. Papua New Guinea 5937 EAP Div 1 Assoc
20. Kenya 5861 Africa Div 1 Assoc
21. Canada 5840 Americas Div 1 Assoc
22. Oman 5809 ACC Cup Affil
23. Italy 5754 Europe Div 1 Assoc
24. United States of America 5712 Americas Div 1 Assoc
25. Uganda 5675 Africa Div 1 Assoc
26. Kuwait 5566 ACC Cup Assoc
27. Qatar 5533 Affil
28. Malaysia 5529 ACC Cup Assoc
29. Jersey 5332 Europe Div 1 Assoc
30. Guernsey 5317 Europe Div 1 Assoc
31. Denmark 5306 Europe Div 1 Assoc
32. Zambia 5272 Africa Div 2 Assoc
33. Bermuda 5227 Americas Div 1 Assoc
34. Singapore 5218 ACC Cup Assoc
35. Tanzania 5029 Africa Div 1 Assoc
36. Norway 5021 Europe Div 1 Affil
37. Botswana 5000 Africa Div 1 Assoc
38. Nigeria 4989 Africa Div 2 Assoc
39. Vanuatu 4961 EAP Div 1 Assoc
40. Fiji 4837 EAP Div 1 Assoc
41. Maldives 4810 ACC Cup Affil
42. France 4804 Europe Div 1 Assoc
43. Ghana 4804 Africa Div 1 Affil
44. Suriname 4692 Americas Div 2 Assoc
45. Belgium 4668 Europe Div 2 Assoc
46. Samoa 4657 EAP Div 1 Affil
47. Saudi Arabia 4635 Affil
48. Cayman Islands 4588 Americas Div 2 Assoc
49. Austria 4572 Europe Div 2 Affil
50. Spain 4408 Europe Div 3 Affil
51. Seychelles 4384 Africa Div 2 Affil
52. Bahamas 4339 Americas Div 2 Affil
53. Isle of Man 4289 Europe Div 2 Affil
54. Germany 4256 Europe Div 3 Assoc
55. Sierra Leone 4191 Africa Div 3 Affil
56. Swaziland 4131 Africa Div 2 Affil
57. Sweden 4129 Affil
58. Panama 4111 Americas Div 3 Affil
59. Greece 4109 Europe Div 3 Affil
60. Gibraltar 4096 Europe Div 2 Assoc
61. Argentina 4070 Americas Div 3 Assoc
62. Israel 4059 Europe Div 3 Assoc
63. Turks and Caicos Islands 3941 Americas Div 4 Affil
64. Mozambique 3897 Africa Div 2 Affil
65. Philippines 3878 EAP Div 2 Affil
66. Belize 3792 Americas Div 3 Affil
67. Bahrain 3769 ACC Cup Affil
68. Rwanda 3749 Africa Div 3 Affil
69. Malawi 3693 Africa Div 3 Affil
70. Portugal 3680 Affil
71. Finland 3674 Europe Div 3 Affil
72. Gambia 3510 Africa Div 3 Affil
73. Japan 3398 EAP Div 2 Assoc
74. Switzerland 3342
75. St. Helena 3314 Africa Div 3 Affil
76. Cyprus 3311 Affil
77. Malta 3308 Affil
78. Estonia 3189 Affil
79. Chile 3137 Americas Div 4 Affil
80. Hungary 3025 Affil
81. Luxembourg 2997 Affil
82. Poland 2996
83. Mexico 2913 Americas Div 4 Affil
84. Morocco 2891 Africa Div 3 Affil
85. Brazil 2845 Americas Div 4 Affil
86. Romania 2841 Affil
87. Russia 2816 Affil
88. Croatia 2778 Affil
89. Peru 2766 Americas Div 4 Affil
90. Czech Republic 2764 Affil
91. Latvia 2731
92. Slovenia 2667 Affil
93. Cameroon 2663 Africa Div 3 Affil
94. Guatemala 2639
95. Cook Islands 2630 EAP Div 2 Affil
96. Bulgaria 2620 Affil
97. South Korea 2585 EAP Div 2 Affil
98. Lithuania 2504
99. Tonga 2437 EAP Div 2 Affil
100. Costa Rica 2405 Americas Div 4 Affil
101. El Salvador 2237
102. Indonesia 2191 EAP Div 2 Affil
103. Serbia 2102

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. Hong Kong, 11 November 2014.

Rank Team Points
1. South Africa 7129
2. Australia 7066
3. England 7041
4. India 7007
5. Pakistan 6972
6. Sri Lanka 6928
7. New Zealand 6854
8. West Indies 6712
9. Bangladesh 6506
10. Zimbabwe 6367
11. Ireland 5964
12. Afghanistan 5935
13. Scotland 5600
14. Namibia 5559
15. United Arab Emirates 5452
16. Kenya 5422
17. Netherlands 5364
18. Uganda 5333
19. Canada 5296
20. Nepal 5278
21. Hong Kong 5075
22. Bermuda 5064
23. Singapore 4938
24. Malaysia 4921

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 will be the Division 2 tournament to be held in Namibia from January 17 to January 25, 2015. The competing teams are Netherlands, Kenya, Namibia, Nepal, Canada and Uganda. The top two teams will qualify for the WCL Championship and the Intercontinental Cup. The bottom two teams will be demoted to WCL Division 3.

The next regional WCL tournament will be the East-Asia Pacific Trophy to be held in Australia from November 19 to November 26. The competing teams are Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Japan, Cook Islands, Philippines and Indonesia.

The winner of the Twenty20 tournament will qualify for the World Twenty20 Qualifier to be held in Ireland and Scotland in July 2015. The top four teams other than Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu will then play 50 over play-offs to decide the team to be promoted to WCL Division 6.

Recent ranking changes

Chile in Argentina

Argentina won their Twenty20 series against Chile 2-0. Argentina remain in 61st place and gain 5 points. Chile remain in 78th place and lose 6 points.

Papua New Guinea v Hong Kong in Australia

Papua New Guinea defeated Hong Kong 2-0 in their ODI series. Papua New Guinea rise two places to 17th and gain 63 points. Hong Kong remain in 21st place and lose 45 points.

Papua New Guinea also defeated Hong Kong in their 3 day match by 133 runs. This was Papua New Guinea's first multi-day international match so they do not appear in the ranking list yet. Hong Kong remain in 21st place and lose 105 points.

World Cricket League Division 3, Malaysia

Nepal won the World Cricket League Division 3 tournament, defeating Uganda in the final. Nepal rise two places to 17th and gain 41 points. Uganda rise two places to 22nd and gain 83 points. Both teams will be promoted to Division 2.

Malaysia finished third. They rise one place to 26th but lose two points. Singapore finished fourth. They rise one place to 27th and gain 31 points.

USA finished fifth. They drop one place to 23rd and lose 94 points. Bermuda finished sixth. They drop three places to 28th and lose 108 points. Both teams will be relegated to Division 4.

Amistad Cup, Twenty20, Colombia

Brazil defeated Peru to retain the Amistad Cup. Brazil rise one place to 84th place and gain 15 points. Peru remain in 87th place and lose 13 points.

Amazon Cup, Twenty20, Colombia

Brazil won the Amazon Cup, defeating Colombia in the final by five wickets with 6 balls to spare. Brazil remain in 85th place and gain three points. Colombia haven't played enough matches to appear in the ranking list yet.

Peru finished third. They drop one place to 87th and lose 33 points.

Asian Games

Sri Lanka won the gold medal in the Asian Games men's competition, defeating Afghanistan in the final. Afghanistan remain in 13th place in the Twenty20 list and gain 7 points.

Bangladesh defeated Hong Kong in the bronze medal match. Hong Kong remain in 18th place and lose 3 points.

The losing quarter-finalists were Nepal, Malaysia, Kuwait and South Korea. Nepal remain in 15th place and lose 3 points. Malaysia drop one place to 28th and lose 7 points. Kuwait remain in 26th place and lose 8 points. South Korea enter the ranking list for the first time in 99th place.

The teams eliminated at the group stage were Maldives and China. Maldives remain in 39th place and lose 1 point. China have not made it to the Twenty20 ranking list yet as they have not won an international Twenty20 match.

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.

The home ground advantage used is 106 points for Associates and 139 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 61% winning percentage for a team playing at home against an equally matched opponent.

Thanks

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: November 23, 2014