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International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the Global T20I team rankings for Men’s, which now features 12 Full members and 70 Associate members.

Like in the announced ODI rankings table, results from matches played in 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 period are taken into consideration at 50% weightage to assign the rankings. All teams will need to play six matches against other teams in the previous three to four years to remain in the rankings table.

Nepal are the highest ranked Associate T20I team in the updated rankings table. The National squad has the opportunity to close the gap with Bangladesh for the #10 spot in the rankings as they take on Malaysia in a 2-match T20I series, before competing in the Asia regional finals for T20 Men’s T20 World Cup in Singapore in Jul 2019.

ICC Men’s T20I Team Rankings (As on 08th Jul 2019)

Rank Team Points
1 Pakistan 283
2 England 266
3 South Africa 262
4 Australia 261
5 India 260
6 New Zealand 254
7 Afghanistan 241
8 Sri Lanka 227
9 Windies 226
10 Bangladesh 220
11 Nepal 212
12 Scotland 199
13 Netherlands 197
14 Zimbabwe 183
15 Ireland 182
16 UAE 181
17 PNG 172
18 Oman 155
19 Hong Kong 152
20 Namibia 144
21 Qatar 129
22 Saudi Arabia 121
23 Singapore 118
24 Jersey 115
25 Italy 112
26 Canada 111
27 Denmark 105
28 Kuwait 104
29 Kenya 102
30 Botswana 93
31 Germany 85
32 USA 84
33 Ghana 77
34 Uganda 76
35 Malaysia 75
36 Austria 73
37 Norway 71
38 Nigeria 71
39 Guernsey 65
40 Sweden 58
41 Tanzania 56
42 Luxembourg 55
43 Spain 53
44 Philippines 48
45 France 45
46 Belize 42
47 Peru 40
48 Bahrain 37
49 Mexico 36
50 Fiji 35
51 Samoa 34
52 Vanuatu 33
53 Panama 32
54 Belgium 32
55 Japan 32
56 Costa Rica 32
57 Argentina 31
58 Hungary 30
59 Mozambique 29
60 Thailand 26
61 Chile 25
62 Malawi 25
63 Israel 25
64 Bhutan 23
65 Finland 22
66 South Korea 22
67 Isle of Man 21
68 Malta 14
69 Bulgaria 14
70 Sierra Leone 12
71 Brazil 12
72 Maldives 10
73 Czech Republic 9
74 Saint Helena 9
75 Gibraltar 4
76 Myanmar 3
77 Indonesia 0
78 China 0
79 Gambia 0
80 Swaziland 0

 

Rwanda and Lesotho occupy 81st & 82nd place in the rankings table. The rankings are updated as on 08th Jul 2019.

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