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List Of All Cricket Playing Countries

List Of All Cricket Playing Countries: In the current era, there are a total of 108 countries playing cricket, which are part of the ICC. Among them, 12 teams are full members, which have attained the status of Test-playing nations. Meanwhile, there are 96 associate members.

List Of All Cricket Playing Countries

The ICC’s work involves organizing and administering major international cricket tournaments, especially the Cricket World Cup, the T20 World Cup, and the ICC World Test Championship. The ICC appoints umpires and referees who officiate in all sanctioned Test matches, One Day Internationals, and Twenty20 Internationals. Additionally, it enforces the ICC Code of Conduct, which sets professional standards for discipline in international cricket. It also coordinates action against corruption and match-fixing through its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).

It is known that the ICC does not govern bilateral contests played between member countries, nor does it regulate domestic cricket within member countries. Furthermore, it neither formulates nor alters the rules of the game. This authority rests with the Marylebone Cricket Club.

Note: All Test-playing countries have been granted status for both ODI and T20 formats. While among Associate teams, 8 have obtained the status to play both One Day and T20 matches. Whereas, all other Associate teams have been granted the status for T20 cricket only.

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Full Members

At present, the ICC has granted full membership status to 12 countries, which play Test cricket.

No. CountryGoverning BodiesFull Member SinceTest Status SinceRegion
1EnglandMen England and Wales Cricket Board15 June 190915 March 1877Europe
2AustraliaMen Cricket Australia15 June 190915 March 1877East Asia-Pacific
3South AfricaCricket South Africa15 June 190912 March 1889Africa
4West IndiesCricket West Indies31 May 192623 June 1928Americas
5New ZealandMen New Zealand Cricket31 May 192610 January 1930East Asia-Pacific
6IndiaBoard of Control for Cricket in India31 May 192625 June 1932Asia
7PakistanPakistan Cricket Board28 July 195216 October 1952Asia
8Sri LankaSri Lanka Cricket21 July 198121 July 1981Asia
9ZimbabweZimbabwe Cricket6 July 199218 October 1992Africa
10BangladeshBangladesh Cricket Board26 June 200010 November 2000Asia
11IrelandCricket Ireland22 June 201711 May 2018Europe
12AfghanistanAfghanistan Cricket Board22 June 201714 June 2018Asia
Test Playing Nations

Associate Members

At present, the ICC has conferred Associate Membership status to a total of 96 teams, out of which 8 Associate teams have been granted the status to play One Day cricket.

No.CountryGoverning BodiesFull Member SinceTest Status SinceRegion
1NetherlandsRoyal Dutch Cricket Association19662018Europe
2CanadaCricket Canada19682023Americas
3United Arab EmiratesEmirates Cricket Board19902014Asia
4NamibiaCricket Namibia19922019Africa
5ScotlandCricket Scotland19942005Europe
6NepalCricket Association of Nepal19962018Asia
7OmanOman Cricket20142019Asia
8United StatesUSA Cricket20192019Americas
Associate Members teams who have ODI Status

All other Associate teams

No.CountryGoverning BodiesRegion
1ArgentinaArgentine Cricket AssociationAmericas
2AustriaAustrian Cricket AssociationEurope
3BahamasBahamas Cricket AssociationAmericas
4BahrainBahrain Cricket AssociationAsia
5BelgiumBelgian Cricket FederationEurope
6BelizeBelize National Cricket AssociationAmericas
7BermudaBermuda Cricket BoardAmericas
8BhutanBhutan Cricket Council BoardAsia
9BotswanaBotswana Cricket AssociationAfrica
10BrazilBrazilian Cricket ConfederationAmericas
11BulgariaBulgarian Cricket FederationEurope
12CambodiaCricket Association of CambodiaAsia
13CameroonCameroon Cricket FederationAfrica
14CanadaCricket CanadaAmericas
15Cayman IslandsCayman Islands Cricket AssociationAmericas
16ChileChilean Cricket AssociationAmericas
17ChinaChinese Cricket AssociationAsia
18Cook IslandsCook Islands Cricket AssociationEast Asia-Pacific
19Costa RicaCosta Rica Cricket FederationAmericas
20CroatiaCroatian Cricket FederationEurope
21CyprusCyprus Cricket AssociationEurope
22Czech RepublicCzech Cricket UnionEurope
23DenmarkDanish Cricket FederationEurope
24EstoniaEstonian Cricket AssociationEurope
25EswatiniEswatini Cricket AssociationAfrica
26Falkland IslandsFalkland Cricket AssociationAmericas
27FijiCricket FijiEast Asia-Pacific
28FinlandCricket FinlandEurope
29FranceFrance Cricket AssociationEurope
30GambiaGambia Cricket AssociationAfrica
31GermanyGerman Cricket FederationEurope
32GhanaGhana Cricket AssociationAfrica
33GibraltarGibraltar Cricket AssociationEurope
34GreeceHellenic Cricket FederationEurope
35GuernseyGuernsey Cricket BoardEurope
36Hong KongCricket Hong KongAsia
37HungaryHungarian Cricket AssociationEurope
38IndonesiaCricket IndonesiaAsia/East Asia-Pacific
39IranIslamic Republic of Iran Cricket AssociationAsia
40Isle of ManIsle of Man Cricket AssociationEurope
41IsraelIsrael Cricket AssociationEurope
42ItalyItalian Cricket FederationEurope
43Ivory CoastCôte d’Ivoire Cricket FederationAfrica
44JapanJapan Cricket AssociationAsia/East Asia-Pacific
45JerseyJersey Cricket BoardEurope
46KenyaCricket KenyaAfrica
47KuwaitCricket KuwaitAsia
48LesothoLesotho Cricket AssociationAfrica
49LuxembourgLuxembourg Cricket FederationEurope
50MalawiCricket MalawiAfrica
51MalaysiaMalaysian Cricket AssociationAsia
52MaldivesCricket Board of MaldivesAsia
53MaliMalian Cricket FederationAfrica
54MaltaMalta Cricket AssociationEurope
55MexicoMexico Cricket AssociationAmericas
56MongoliaMongolia Cricket AssociationAsia
57MozambiqueMozambican Cricket AssociationAfrica
58MyanmarMyanmar Cricket FederationAsia
59NamibiaCricket NamibiaAfrica
60NepalCricket Association of NepalAsia
61NetherlandsRoyal Dutch Cricket AssociationEurope
62NigeriaNigeria Cricket FederationAfrica
63NorwayNorwegian Cricket BoardEurope
64OmanOman CricketAsia
65PanamaPanama Cricket AssociationAmericas
66Papua New GuineaCricket PNGEast Asia-Pacific
67PeruPeru Cricket AssociationAmericas
68PhilippinesPhilippine Cricket AssociationEast Asia-Pacific
69PortugalPortuguese Cricket FederationEurope
70QatarQatar Cricket AssociationAsia
71RomaniaCricket RomaniaEurope
72RwandaRwanda Cricket AssociationAfrica
73Saint HelenaSt Helena Cricket AssociationAfrica
74SamoaSamoa International Cricket AssociationEast Asia-Pacific
75Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabian Cricket FederationAsia
76ScotlandCricket ScotlandEurope
77SerbiaSerbian Cricket FederationEurope
78SeychellesSeychelles Cricket AssociationAfrica
79Sierra LeoneSierra Leone Cricket AssociationAfrica
80SingaporeSingapore Cricket AssociationAsia
81SloveniaSlovenian Cricket AssociationEurope
82South KoreaKorea Cricket AssociationEast Asia-Pacific
83SpainCricket SpainEurope
84SurinameSuriname Cricket BoardAmericas
85SwedenSwedish Cricket FederationEurope
86SwitzerlandCricket SwitzerlandEurope
87TajikistanTajikistan Cricket FederationAsia
88TanzaniaTanzania Cricket AssociationAfrica
89ThailandCricket Association of ThailandAsia
90TurkeyCricket TurkeyEurope
91Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Cricket AssociationAmericas
92UgandaUganda Cricket AssociationAfrica
93United Arab EmiratesEmirates Cricket BoardAsia
94United StatesUSA CricketAmericas
95UzbekistanCricket Federation of UzbekistanAsia
96VanuatuVanuatu Cricket AssociationEast Asia-Pacific
Associate teams to play T20 Cricket Only

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