Following the conclusion of the last tournament in the biennial ranking cycle of the ACC, the ACC Trophy Challenge, it has been possible to establish the final overall rankings
for 2011 and 2012. Nepal are ranked first for the second consecutive cycle, following their triumph in ACC Trophy Elite 2012
and runners-up placings in ACC U-19 Elite 2011
and ACC U-16 Elite 2012
. Malaysia and Afghanistan move up a place to second and third.
The rankings are used to determine supplementary ACC funding for the countries concerned, under the categories of Coach Assistance Equipment, School Cricket, Women’s Cricket and Governance. Out of a fund amounting to close to US$1.5 million, the countries at the top of the ACC rankings receive about 40% more than those at the bottom.ACC Rankings 2009 & 2010ACC TournamentsNepal Cricket ProfileFiled December 18th, 2012