Shane's Cricket Ratings (ICC associate members)

One day Rankings
Twenty20 Rankings
Multi-day Rankings

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 ODI matches up to South Africa vs. Australia, 7 March 2020, non-ICC ODI matches up to Qatar vs. Uganda, 14 February 2020.

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 matches up to Bangladesh vs. Zimbabwe, 11 March 2020, non-ICC Twenty20 matches up to Myanmar vs. Cambodia, 30 January 2020.

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 Associate matches up to United Arab Emirates vs. Afghanistan, 29 November-2 December 2017, test matches up to England vs. West Indies, 16-20 July 2020.

Cricket World Cup Leagues

The Cricket World Cup Leagues replace the World Cricket League ODI tournament played by Associate members between 2006 and 2019.

The top league is the Super League consisting of the 12 ICC Full members plus Netherlands, the winner of the 2015-17 World Cricket League Championship.

League 2 will consist of the remaining seven Associate members with full ODI status: Scotland, Oman, Nepal, United Arab Emirates, Papua New Guinea, United States of America and Namibia. Each team will play 36 matches and the top three teams will qualify for the 2022 World Cup Qualifier tournament. The remaining teams will get a second chance to make it to the World Cup Qualifier via the 2022 World Cup Play-off tournament.

The Challenge League will consist of the ICC 9th to 20th ranked Associate members: Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kenya, Denmark, Uganda, Malaysia, Jersey, Vanuatu, Bermuda, Qatar and Italy. They will be split up into two groups of six to play a round-robin 50-over series in 2019, 2020 and 2021. The top team of each group will progress to the 2022 World Cup Play-off tournament.

Recent ranking changes

Germany in Spain, Twenty20

The Twenty20 series between Spain and Germany was tied one win apiece. Spain remain in 50th place in the global Twenty20 rankings and lose one points. Germany remain in 44th place and gain one point.

ACC Eastern Region T20, Thailand

Singapore won the ACC Eastern Region T20 tournament, finishing with three wins and a no result. Singapore rise two places to 29th in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain 18 points. Hong Kong finished second. They remain in 24th place and gain three points. Singapore and Hong Kong both qualify for the 2020 Asia Cup Qualifier to be held in Malaysia in August.

Malaysia finished third. They remain in 32nd place and gain nine points. Nepal finished fourth. They drop one place to 20th and lose 20 points.

Thailand finished fifth. They drop one place to 81st and lose four points.

ACC Western Region T20, Oman

United Arab Emirates won the ACC Western Region T20 tournament, defeating Kuwait in the final. United Arab Emirates remain in 15th place in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain seven points. Kuwait remain in 30th place and gain nine points. United Arab Emirates and Kuwait both qualify for the 2020 Asia Cup Qualifier to be held in Malaysia in August.

Bahrain and Qatar were the losing semi-finalists. Bahrain rise one place to 55th and gain 33 points. Qatar remain in 23rd place and gain four points.

Oman and Saudi Arabia finished equal fifth. Oman remain in 18th place and lose eight points. Saudi Arabia remain in 29th place and lose 12 points.

Maldives and Iran finished equal seventh. Maldives drop two places to 77th and lose eight points. Iran have not played enough Twenty20 matches to qualify for the ranking list yet.

Hong Kong in Malaysia

Malaysia won the Twenty20 series against Hong Kong 5-0. Malaysia rise three places to 32nd in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain 51 points. Hong Kong drop two places to 24th and lose 38 points.

Uganda in Qatar

Qatar won the Twenty20 series against Uganda 2-1. Qatar remain in 24th place in the global Twenty20 rankings and lose one point. Uganda remain in 27th place and gain one point.

Uganda won the one-off one-day match by 138 runs. They rise one place on the global ODI rankings to 22nd and gain 13 points. Qatar drop one place to 29th and lose 16 points.

Cricket World Cup League 2, Round 5, Nepal

Oman won all four matches in round five of CWC League 2 and now lead the competition. Oman remain in 15th position in the global ODI rankings and gain 58 points. Nepal won two matches. They remain in 16th position and lose 25 points.

USA were unable to win a match this round. They drop one position to 18th and lose 40 points.

One day tournaments/series rated

Twenty20 tournaments/series rated

Multi-day tournaments/series rated

Rating system details

To be included in the rankings, 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, or last ten years for multi-day matches, and the team must not have lost all of their matches. The ranking system takes into account home ground advantage and the type of match, e.g. World Cup matches are rated for highly than normal ODIs.

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

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: July 23, 2020