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 United Arab Emirates vs. Netherlands, 29 January 2015.

Note: Zambia, Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Croatia, Malawi, Cyprus, Turks and Caicos Islands, Indonesia, Chile, Finland, Brazil, Rwanda, Morocco, Sweden, Luxembourg, Brunei, Slovenia, Peru, Gambia, Lesotho, Costa Rica 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, regional Twenty20 division and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to United Arab Emirates vs. Scotland, 4 February 2016.

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. Ireland, 31 January 2016.

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 WCL tournament will be the Division 5 tournament. The venue has not been chosen yet.

Recent ranking changes

Papua New Guinea v Ireland in Australia

Ireland won their Intercontinental Cup match against Ireland by 145 runs. Ireland remain in 11th position and lose 19 points. Papua New Guinea have not played enough matches to appear on the multi-day ranking list yet.

Scotland in United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates won their one-off Twenty20 against Scotland by nine runs. UAE rise two places to 15th and gain 16 points. Scotland remain in 14th position and lose 16 points.

Scotland in Hong Kong

Hong Kong and Scotland tied their Twenty20 series 1-1. Hong Kong remain in 18th position and gain four points. Scotland remain in 14th position and lose six points.

Hong Kong won their ODI match against Scotland by 109 runs with the second match being washed out. Hong Kong remain in 18th place and gain 45 points. Scotland remain in 14th place and lose 37 points.

Netherlands in United Arab Emirates

Netherlands won their Intercontinental Cup match against United Arab Emirates by four wickets. The win takes Netherlands to the top of the Intercontinental Cup table. They rise one place in the rankings to 16th and gain 30 points. United Arab Emirates drop one place to 20th and lose 36 points.

Netherlands won their one-off Twenty20 against UAE by 84 runs. Netherlands remain in 9th position and gain six points. United Arab Emirates drop one place to 17th and lose eight points.

Netherlands won both of their World Cricket League Championship 50-over matches against UAE. Netherlands remain in 13th place and gain 49 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 16th place and lose 36 points.

Saudi Arabia in Qatar

Saudi Arabia won their one-day match against Qatar. Saudi Arabia rise one place to 32nd and gain 63 points. Qatar drop two places to 38th and lose 80 points.

The two match Twenty20 series was tied 1-1. Qatar remain in 28th place and lose 57 points. Saudi Arabia remain in 34th place and gain 24 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, 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: February 7, 2016