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The ACC Non-Test Playing Countries Tournament Rankings

Purpose:

  • To categorize the member countries by performance in competitions.
  • To motivate the member countries to have performance competition goals.
  • To reward the member countries on their performance in ACC competitions.

The rankings for 2013 - 2014 will stay in place until December 2016

Method:

  • The ACC ranking system is based on a two-year cycle for men’s cricket, as the range of age-group tournaments and men’s events are completed over 2 years
  • The rankings are determined on the teams’ placings in the ACC Premier and Elite Leagues, ACC U-19 and U-16 Leagues
  • The teams with the minimum aggregate ranking points, based on their finishing positions in the events are ranked highest overall

ACC Premier League 2014 ACC U-19 Elite 2013 ACC U-16 Premier League 2014 FINAL COMBINED
Ranking/Points Ranking/Points Ranking/Points Ranking/Points
1. Afghanistan 1. Afghanistan 1. Nepal
1.
2. UAE 2. UAE 2. Malaysia
2.
3. Nepal
3. Malaysia 3. Singapore
3.
4. Oman
4. Nepal 4. Bahrain
4.
5. Hong Kong
5. Kuwait 5. Oman
5.
6. Malaysia
6. Saudi Arabia 6. Thailand
6.

7. Bahrain
7.

8. Hong Kong
8.

9. Thailand
9.

10. Qatar
10.
11.
ACC Elite League 2014 ACC U-19 Challenge 2013 ACC U-16 Elite League 2014 12.
Ranking/Points Ranking/Points Ranking/Points 13.
7. Singapore
11. Singapore 7. Afghanistan
14.
8. Saudi Arabia
12. Oman
8. Hong Kong
15.
9. Kuwait
13. China
9. Kuwait
16.
10. Maldives
14. Maldives
10. Iran
17.
11. Bahrain
15. Iran
11. Qatar

12. Bhutan
16. Myanmar
12. UAE*

13. China* 17. Bhutan* 12. Bhutan*
13. Iran*
12. China*
13. Myanmar*
12. Myanmar*
13. Thailand*
12. Saudi Arabia*

* Countries who have not participated or are disqualified are given 17 points for each tournament missed.
  • The top team in each Elite competition is promoted into the following Premier competition.
  • The bottom team in each Premier competition is relegated to the  in the following cycle.
  • The ACC Women’s Championship is not included in the rankings system as not all members are able to field teams
  • With the tournaments divided into two groups of six, there have been no Challenge League events for the remaining nations scheduled since the start of 2014
2011-2012 Rankings