- 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
- 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|
|1. Afghanistan||1. Afghanistan||1. Nepal
|2. UAE||2. UAE||2. Malaysia
||3. Malaysia||3. Singapore
||4. Nepal||4. Bahrain
|5. Hong Kong
||5. Kuwait||5. Oman
||6. Saudi Arabia||6. Thailand
|8. Hong Kong||8.|
|ACC Elite League 2014||ACC U-19 Challenge 2013||ACC U-16 Elite League 2014||12.|
||11. Singapore||7. Afghanistan
|8. Saudi Arabia
||8. Hong Kong
|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.2011-2012 Rankings
- 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