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 eight or more one day or Twenty20 matches, or seven 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 Ireland vs. Australia, 27 August 2015.

Note: Mozambique, Cook Islands, Greece, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Spain, Tonga, Portugal, Malawi, Cyprus, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands, Indonesia, Chile, Finland, Brazil, Rwanda, Morocco, Sweden, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Gambia, Peru, Lesotho, Costa Rica, Bulgaria 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 Estonia vs. Lithuania, 8 August 2015.

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 Scotland vs. Afghanistan, 2 June 2015.

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 global WCL tournament will be the Division 6 tournament to be held later this year. The competing teams will be Guernsey, Saudi Arabia, Vanuatu, Cayman Islands, Fiji, Suriname and qualifying teams from the Europe and Africa regions.

Recent ranking changes

Australia in Ireland

Australia won the rain-affected ODI against Ireland by 23 runs. Ireland remain in tenth position and lose six points.

Guernsey v Jersey Inter-insular

Guernsey won this year's inter-insular match by five wickets with 2.1 overs to spare. They remain in 32nd place on the one-day ranking list and gain 51 points. Jersey remain in 29th place and lose 37 points.

Baltic Cup, Twenty20, Estonia

Estonia and Lithuania were the only teams in the first leg of the Baltic Cup. Estonia defeated Lithuania by 20 runs. Two friendly matches were played the following day and they were shared 1-1.

Estonia remain in 79th place and lose three points. Lithuania rise one place to 97th and gain 141 points.

Nepal in Scotland

Scotland won both of their World Cricket League Championship one-day matches against Nepal. They remain in 14th place and gain 22 points. Nepal remain in 17th place and lose 27 points.

World Twenty20 Qualifier, Ireland/Scotland

The final and third place play-offs for the World Twenty20 Qualifier were both abandoned due to rain. The trophy was shared by Netherlands and Scotland. Netherlands gain one place to ninth and remain on the same number of points. Scotland remain in 14th place and gain 30 points.

Ireland and Hong Kong finished equal third. Ireland drop two places to 11th and lose 46 points. Hong Kong rise one place to 18th and gain 29 points.

Afghanistan finished fifth. They remain in 13th place and gain two points. Oman finished sixth. They rise two places to 20th and gain 88 points. The top six teams all qualify for the 2016 World Twenty20 tournament to be held in India. Oman also gain Twenty20 status.

Namibia and Papua New Guinea finished equal seventh. Namibia remain in 15th place and lose 38 points. Papua New Guinea drop one place to 19th despite gaining 20 points.

Kenya and United States of America finished equal ninth. Kenya remain in 21st place and gain 30 points. United States of America rise one place to 23rd and gain 50 points.

Jersey and United Arab Emirates finished equal 11th. Jersey remain in 27th position and gain 51 points. United Arab Emirates remain in 17th position and lose 44 points.

Canada and Nepal finished equal 13th. Canada drop two places to 22nd and lose 68 points. Nepal remain in 16th place and lose 60 points.

Pacific Games, Twenty20, Papua New Guinea

Vanuatu won the gold medal at the Pacific Games cricket tournament, beating the Papua New Guinea A team in the final. Vanuatu remain in 35th place and remain on the same number of points. Papua New Guinea couldn't field their best team because the Pacific Games clashed with the World Twenty20 Qualifier.

Tonga won the bronze medal. They remain in 95th place and gain 22 points. New Caledonia finished fourth. They do not appear on the ranking list because they haven't won an international Twenty20 match yet.

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.

The home ground advantage used for one-day matches is 152 points for Associates and 192 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 66% winning percentage for an Associate team playing at home against an equally matched opponent or 65% for an Affiliate.

The home ground advantage for Twenty20 matches is 84 points for Associates and 134 points for Affiliates. This equates to a 59% winning percentage for an Associate team playing at home against an equally matched opponent or 61% for an Affiliate.

Thanks

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: August 30, 2015