World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table. India have moved to the top spot of ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 updated points table. India displaced Pakistan from the top spot after winning the 4th Test against England at Kennington Oval. Moreover, Pakistan have now moved to the 2nd spot. England remains at the last 4th spot.
The teams are ranked in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table on the basis of PCT (Percentage of points). India have played 4 Tests in the tournament and won 2, lost 1, and drawn 1. Hence, they have a PCT of 54.17. On the other hand, England have won 1, lost 2, and drawn 1 out of 4 Tests against India and hence they have a PCT of 29.17.
India defeated England in the 2nd Test by 151 runs and the 4th Test by 157 runs. England defeated India in the 3rd Test by an innings and 76 runs. The 1st Test ended in a draw. England vs India 5th Test has been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Few staff members of the Indian camp have been affected by Covid.
During the Pakistan tour of the West Indies in August, Pakistan won 1 match while the hosts West Indies clinched 1 victory. In West Indies vs Pakistan 1st Test, the hosts emerged winners by 1 wicket. In the 2nd Test, Pakistan crushed West Indies by 109 runs. As a result, both the teams have won 1 match each in ICC WTC 2021-23. Since Pakistan and West Indies have won 1 match and lost 1 out of the 2 they played, they have a PCT of 50 each.
ICC World Test Championship 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.