Karachi: Pakistan's limited overs captain Shahid Afridi on Thursday said that he is not satisfied with the One-day rankings system, presently applied by the ICC.

Afridi’s unhappiness comes from the recent announcement by the ICC that even if Pakistan, which lead the five-match ODI series 2-0 against the West Indies, manages to whitewash the series, it will not earn them a single rating point and they will still be placed at its current ranked sixth position.

 "I can't understand this system. There should be some advantage for the visiting sides as winning a series is never easy for them no matter who they're playing against," Afridi said.

Afridi questioned the system that offers little reward against lower-ranked opponents.

 "It's really difficult to prosper under the current ranking system. I have little clue what it is based on," Afridi said.

Afridi is not the first captain to criticise the ICC Ranking System. Earlier it also drew criticism from former Sri Lanka captain Kumara Sangakkara who termed it as 'unfair'.

 Afridi, however, said that despite the disappointment over the ratings system, his team remained focused on winning the series against the West Indies.

He also expressed his satisfaction over the performance of the youngsters on the tour.

"I'm happy with the performance of the young players and they are stepping up to the challenge," said Afridi.

 Afridi said he is hoping for a better show from left-arm fast-bowler Junaid Khan, who made his international debut on the ongoing tour and has played two ODIs and a Twenty20 but is yet to take a wicket.

(Agencies)