Updated WTC Points Table. India are at the top of the ICC WTC updated points table with a PCT of 54.17. Pakistan are next on the 2nd spot with a PCT of 50, while West Indies hold the 3rd spot with a PCT of 50. England are placed on the 4th spot with a PCT of 29.17. While Pakistan and West Indies have played 2 Tests in ICC WTC 2021-23, India and England have played 4 Tests.
During the India vs England 2021 Test series, the 1st Test ended in a draw. In the 2nd Test, India defeated England by 151 runs. England won the 3rd Test by an innings and 76 runs. Later, India won the 4th Test by 157 runs. The 5th Test was forfeited due to Covid-19.
Hence, India have played 4 matches in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23, winning 2, losing 1 and 1 drawn. Due to 2 victories, India have the highest PCT. On the other hand, England have also played 4 Tests. They have won 1 game and lost 2 and drawn 1.
The Pakistan tour of the West Indies consisted of 2 Tests. West Indies won the first Test by 1 wicket. Later, Pakistan won the 2nd Test by 109 runs. Hence, both the teams have won 1 and lost 1 out of the 2 games they played. Therefore, both Pakistan and West Indies have an equal PCT of 50. Below is the updated WTC 2021-23 points table.
ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table
|Teams||PCT (%)||Points||Matches||Series||Penalty Overs|
- 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)|
ICC World Test Championship 2021-23- Points available per series
|Matches in series||Total points available|
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.
England have managed to win 1 match against India in the recent 3rd Test at Headingley. However, they also lost 2 matches against India, while one game ended in a draw. As a result, England have won 1, lost 2, and drawn 1 match in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 so far. Hence, they have a PCT of 29.17 and hold the 4th spot in the World Test Championship updated points table.
Pakistan lost the 1st Test against West Indies by a narrow margin of 1 wicket. However, they bounced back in the 2nd and final Test of the tour and won by 109 runs. With 1 win and 1 loss in the tournament so far, Pakistan have a PCT of 50, which allows them the 2nd spot in the World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table.
Like Pakistan, West Indies have also won 1 match and lost 1 match in ICC WTC. Against Pakistan, West Indies executed commendable hard work to win the 1st Test. However, they lost the 2nd Test with a big margin. The series ended in a draw 1-1, but West Indies managed to get 50 PCT and 12 points on the updated ICC WTC points table.