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Twenty20 Internationals
(Updated 1 Jan 2017)
Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates met in three T20 matches in December, with Afghanistan winning all three games. As a result, Afghanistan climbed from eighth to fifth spot on the table. The UAE dropped from 12th to 15th place which, along with their rating, was an all-time low.

India finished 2016 at the top of the table for the first time. New Zealand had the best win-loss ratio (eight wins from 10 matches) and were also the most improved team during 2016, as their rating rose by 55 points.

Rank Team Points Change last month Rating end 2015
1 India 595 546
2 New Zealand 594 539
3 South Africa 574 578
4 Pakistan 572 564
5 Afghanistan 567 +19 536
6 West Indies 563 544
7 Australia 558 551
8 England 554 549
9 Netherlands 518 529
10 Sri Lanka 492 594
11 Scotland 469 473
12 Hong Kong 460 NA
13 Ireland 454 476
14 Kenya 443 443
15 United Arab Emirates 442 -19 NA
16 Bangladesh 437 411
17 Canada 411 411
18 Zimbabwe 409 382

Best and worst ratings
Team Best rating Worst rating
Afghanistan 568, on 12 Mar 2016 478, on 16 Mar 2014
Australia 585, on 14 May 2010 449, on 9 Jun 2009
Bangladesh 465, on 25 Jul 2012 398, on 24 Feb 2016
Canada 436, on 15 Mar 2013 400, on 26 Nov 2013
England 597, on 21 Sep 2012 376, on 19 Sep 2007
Hong Kong 488, on 21 Feb 2016 450, on 12 Mar 2016
India 625, on 27 Mar 2016 466, on 9 Dec 2009
Ireland 559, on 24 Mar 2012 454, on 5 Sep 2016
Kenya 452, on 20 Apr 2013 411, on 15 Mar 2013
Netherlands 537, on 3 Feb 2016 489, on 22 Nov 2013
New Zealand 606, on 26 Mar 2016 364, on 13 Jun 2008
Pakistan 661, on 13 Nov 2009 508, on 21 Apr 2011
Scotland 480, on 9 Jul 2015 426, on 4 Mar 2013
South Africa 613, on 20 Nov 2013 512, on 13 Jan 2009
Sri Lanka 625, on 20 May 2014 492, on 9 Sep 2016
United Arab Emirates 472, on 22 Feb 2016 442, on 18 Dec 2016
West Indies 596, on 27 Aug 2016 451, on 28 Feb 2010
Zimbabwe 418, on 18 Jun 2016 356, on 15 Jan 2016
 

Graphical ratings history