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 United Arab Emirates vs. United States of America, 18 March 2019.

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, qualifying status for 2020 T20 World Cup and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to United Arab Emirates vs. United States of America, 16 March 2019.

Note: Turks and Caicos Islands, Morocco and Croatia have been excluded from the Twenty20 list due to inactivity.

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.

Recent ranking changes

United States of America in United Arab Emirates

UAE won the Twenty20 series against USA 1-0 with 1 no result. UAE remain in 16th place in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain nine points.

USA were playing their first full T20I series and were ahead in the first match before it ended due to rain. They lost the second match by 24 runs. They remain in 24th place in the rankings and lose 16 points.

Scotland in Oman

Scotland won the one-day series against Oman 2-1. Scotland remain in 13th place in the global ODI rankings and lose four points. Oman remain in 18th place and gain six points.

Oman Quadrangular T20I Series

Scotland won the Oman Quadrangular T20I series. They remain in 13th place in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain 21 points. Netherlands finished second. They were leading by five runs with one ball remaining in their match against Ireland on the final day. A Netherlands win would have clinched the title, but Ireland hit a six to win. Netherlands remain ranked in 11th place and gain 11 points.

Ireland finished third. They remain in 14th place and gain 35 points. Oman finished fourth. They drop one place to 18th and lose 39 points.

Nepal in United Arab Emirates

Nepal won the ODI series against United Arab Emirates 2-1. Nepal rise one position in the global one-day rankings to 17th and gain 72 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 15th position and lose 60 points.

Nepal also won the Twenty20 series 2-1. Nepal rise one position in the Twenty20 rankings to 15th and gain 53 points. United Arab Emirates drop one place to 16th and lose nine points.

ACC Western Region T20, Oman

Saudi Arabia won the ACC Western Region T20 tournament, defeating the previously undefeated Qatar in the final. Saudi Arabia remain in 28th position in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain five points. Qatar remain in 23rd position and gain 23 points.

Bahrain finished third. They rise five places to 42nd and gain 371 points. Kuwait finished fourth. They drop one place to 26th and lose 63 points.

Maldives finished fifth. They drop two places to 48th and lose 79 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: March 20, 2019