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 Singapore vs. United States of America, 19 November 2018.

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, regional Twenty20 division and the ICC Membership status.

Includes Twenty20 internationals up to South Korea vs. Japan, 7 December 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.

Recent ranking changes

ICC World Twenty East-Asia Pacific Eastern Sub-Regional Qualifier, Philippines

Philippines won the East-Asia Pacific Sub-Regional Qualifier for the ICC World Twenty20, winning five of their six matches. They drop three places to 57th in the global Twenty20 rankings and lose 54 points. They will continue to the East-Asia Pacific Regional Finals in 2019 where they will compete against Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu.

Japan finished second. They remain ranked in 72nd position and gain 15 points. South Korea finished third. They rise one position to 74th and gain 80 points. Indonesia finished fourth. They remain in 85th position and gain 64 points.

Volcano Cup X, Twenty20, El Salvador

Panama won the 10th running of the Volcano Cup tournament, winning all four of their matches. They rise one place to 57th in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain six points. A Trinidad & Tobago team called the Oral Experts finished second.

Costa Rica finished third. They rise one place to 96th and gain 17 points. The Central American All Stars team finished fourth.

El Salvador finished fifth. They drop three places to 110th and lose 53 points.

ICC World Cricket League Division 3, Oman

Oman won all of their matches to emerge champions of WCL Division 3. They remain in 17th position in the global ODI rankings and gain 58 points. United States of America finished second. They rise three places to 21st and gain 113 points. Both Oman and USA will be promoted to WCL Division 2.

Singapore finished third. They remain in 26th place and gain 15 points. Kenya finished fourth. They drop two places to 23rd and lose 36 points.

Denmark finished fifth. They remain in 25th place and lose 82 points. Uganda finished sixth. They drop one place to 24th and lose 94 points. Denmark and Uganda will be relegated to WCL Division 4.

ACA T20 Africa Cup, Southern Africa Regional Qualifiers, Botswana

Botswana won the Southern Africa Regional Qualifier for the ACA T20 Africa Cup. They remain in 34th position in the global Twenty20 rankings and gain 13 points. Malawi finished second. They rise eight places to 60th and gain 61 points.

Mozambique finished third. They rise one place to 56th and gain 24 points. St. Helena finished fourth. They drop seven places to 69th and lose 110 points.

ICC World Twenty20 Africa Southern Sub Regional Qualifier, Botswana

Botswana won the Southern Africa Sub Regional Qualifier for the World Twenty20, winning all six of their matches. They rise five places in the global Twenty20 rankings to 34th and gain 180 points. Namibia finished second. They drop one place to 19th and lose 90 points. Both Botswana and Namibia will progress to next year's Africa Regional Final.

St. Helena finished third. They rise 18 places to 62nd and gain 576 points. Mozambique finished fourth. They rise eight places to 57th and gain 138 points.

Malawi finished fifth. They rise four places to 68th and gain 107 points. Lesotho finished sixth. They enter the rankings for the first time in 71st place.

Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) finished seventh. They rise two places to 56th despite losing 48 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: December 12, 2018