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The ACC Non-Test Playing Countries Tournament Rankings – 2011 - 2012

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 2011 - 2012 will stay in place until December 2014

Method:

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

ACC Trophy Elite 2012 ACC U-19 Elite 2011 ACC U-16 Elite 2012 FINAL COMBINED
Ranking/Points Ranking/Points Ranking/Points Ranking/Points
1. Nepal
1. Afghanistan 1. Malaysia 1. Nepal (5 points)
1. UAE
2. Nepal 2. Nepal 2. Malaysia (12 points)
3. Afghanistan
3. Qatar 3. Oman 3. Afghanistan (15 points)
4. Malaysia
4. Hong Kong 4. Singapore 4. Hong Kong (16 points)
5. Hong Kong
5. UAE 5. Thailand 5. UAE (18 points)
6. Oman
6. Bahrain 6. Bahrain 6. Oman (19 points)
7. Kuwait
7. Malaysia 7. Hong Kong 7=. Bahrain (24 points)
8. Maldives
8. Thailand 8. Iran 7=. Singapore (24 points)
9. Saudi Arabia
9. Singapore 9. Kuwait 9. Thailand (27 points)
10. Bhutan
10. Oman 18. Saudi Arabia* 10. Kuwait (28 points)
11. Qatar (29 points)
ACC Trophy Challenge 2012 ACC U-19 Challenge 2011 ACC U-16 Challenge 2012 12=. Bhutan (38 points)
Ranking/Points Ranking/Points Ranking/Points 12=. Iran (38 points)
11. Singapore 11. Saudi Arabia 11. Afghanistan 12=. Saudi Arabia (38 points)
12. Bahrain
12. Kuwait 12. UAE 15. Maldives (40 points)
13. Qatar
13. Bhutan 13. Qatar 16. China (44 points)
14. Thailand
14. China 14. China 17=. Brunei (53 points)
15. Iran
15. Iran 15. Bhutan 17=. Myanmar (53 points)
16. China
16. Maldives 16. Maldives
17. Myanmar
17. Brunei 18. Myanmar*
18. Brunei*
18. Myanmar 18. Brunei*

(*) Did not participate

  • The top two teams in each Challenge competition are promoted into the following two-year cycle’s Elite Division.
  • The bottom two teams in each Elite competition are relegated to the Challenge Division in the following cycle.
  • The ACC Twenty20 Cup participants in 2013 will be those who are in the ACC Trophy Elite of 2014, ie the top eight from ACC Trophy Elite 2012 and the top two from ACC Trophy Challenge 2012.

 

  • The ACC Women’s Tournaments are not included in the rankings system as not all members are participating in them.
  • Countries who have not participated or are disqualified are given 18 points for each tournament missed.
2009-2010 Rankings