ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After 1st Test Between England And India
ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After 1st Test Between England And India
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ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table. Only 2 bilateral Test series have taken place in ICC WTC 2021-23 so far. Pakistan vs West Indies and India vs England Test series were part of ICC World Test Championship 2021-23. With the highest PCT of 54.17, India grab the top spot in the ICC WTC 2021-23 points table. Pakistan take the 2nd spot in the points table while West Indies hold the 3rd spot. Both the teams have an equal PCT of 50. England take the last 4th spot with a PCT of 29.17.

West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test, ICC WTC 2021-23
West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test (Image Credit: Twitter)

Also Read: Beating India In Their Backyard Will Be As Big As Winning WTC Final: Devon Conway Pakistan tour of West Indies comprised 2 Test matches. West Indies won the 1st match by 1 wicket while Pakistan won the 2nd Test by 109 runs. As a result, both the teams have won 1 match and lost 1 in ICC WTC 2021-23. Hence, they have a PCT of 50.

During the India tour of England 2021, both the teams played 4 Test matches. England vs India 1st Test ended in a draw. India defeated England in the 2nd Test by 151 runs. In the 3rd Test, England bagged victory by an innings and 76 runs. India won the 4th Test by 157 runs. The 5th Test was suspended due to covid-19.

Indian Cricket Team, ICC WTC 2021-23
Team India defeated England by 157 runs in the fourth Test at The Oval. (Credit: Twitter)

Also Read: Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara Approached BCCI Secretary Jay Shah To Talk About Virat Kohli’s Captaincy After Loss In WTC Final: Reports As a result, India have won 2 matches, lost 1, and drawn 1 in ICC WTC 2021-23 so far. They get a PCT of 54.17. On the other hand, England have won 1, lost 2, and drawn 1 in the tournament. This gives them a PCT of 29.17, less than all the other 3 teams. Below we take a detailed look at ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 updated points table.

England
England won by an innings and 76 runs to level the series 1-1. (Image: Twitter)

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ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table

Teams PCT (%) Points Matches Series Penalty Overs
      Won Lost Drawn    
India 54.17 26 2 1 1 1 2
Pakistan 50 12 1 1 0 1
West Indies 50 12 1 1 0 1
England 29.17 14 1 2 1 1 2
  • Teams will be ranked on percentage of points won
  • For slow over-rates, teams will lose one championship point for each over short.

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 – Points distribution

  Points available per match Percentage of points* (PCT)
Win 12 100
Tie 6 50
Draw 4 33.33
Loss 0 0

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23- Points available per series

Matches in series Total points available
2 24
3 36
4 48
5 60

India

India
India. Image Credits: Twitter

India started their ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 journey with the England tour. So far, India have played 4 Tests against England. They have won 2 matches and lost 1, while 1 game ended in a draw. As a result, India have managed to earn a PCT of 54.17 and hold the top spot in the WTC points table. Also Read: Imran Khan Is One Of The Greatest Captains The Game Has Seen- Ravi Shastri

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