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 Papua New Guinea vs. West Indies, 8 March 2018.

Note: Mozambique, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Bahamas, Israel, Greece, Swaziland, 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 Bermuda vs. Cayman Islands, 3 March 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 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.

Upcoming tournaments

The 2018 World Cup Qualifier will be held between March 4 and March 25 in Zimbabwe. The competing teams are West Indies, Ireland, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Scotland, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Nepal and Papua New Guinea. The top two teams will get to compete in the 2019 World Cup.

Recent ranking changes

Uganda in Qatar

Uganda won their one-off 50 over match against Qatar. Uganda remain in 23rd position in the ODI rankings and gain 23 points. Qatar remain in 31st place and lose 35 points.

The Twenty20 series was tied 1-1. Qatar remain in 26th position in the T20 rankings and lose six points. Uganda remain in 28th position and gain three points.

World Cricket League Division 2, Namibia

United Arab Emirates won WCL Division 2, defeating Nepal in the final. The UAE remain in 15th position in the ODI rankings and gain seven points. Nepal rise three places to 17th and gain 71 points. Both the UAE and Nepal qualify for the World Cup Qualifier.

Canada finished third. They rise one place to 20th and gain 124 points. Namibia finished fourth. They remain in 22nd place and gain two points. Canada and Namibia will remain in WCL Division 2.

Oman finished fifth. They remain in 19th place and lose eight points. Kenya finished sixth. They drop three places to 21st and lose 153 points. Oman and Kenya will be relegated to WCL Division 3.

United Arab Emirates Tri-Nation Series

Ireland won the Tri-Nation series winning all four of their ODIs. They remain ranked in 10th place and gain 49 points. Scotland finished second. They remain in 13th place and lose 30 points. United Arab Emirates finished third. They remain in 15th place and lose 24 points.

Oman v Hong Kong in UAE

Oman won their one-day series against Hong Kong 2-1. They rise one place to 19th in the ODI rankings and gain 39 points. Hong Kong remain in 16th place and lose 45 points.

Afghanistan v Ireland in UAE

Ireland won the three match ODI series with Afghanistan 2-1. Ireland rise two spots to tenth in the ODI rankings and gain 40 points. Afghanistan drop one place to 11th and lose 37 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 9, 2018