ICC World Test Championship 2021–23: Updated Points Table After 2nd Test Between England and India
ICC World Test Championship 2021–23: Updated Points Table After 2nd Test Between England and India

World Test Championship Updated Points Table. India hold the top spot in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table with the highest PCT of 54.17. They are followed by Pakistan and West Indies on the 2nd and 3rd spot respectively, both of whom have 50 PCT each. England take the last 4th spot with PCT 29.17. Teams are ranked in ICC World Test Championship points table on the basis of PCT, which is calculated on the basis of total wins and defeats out of total matches played. India and England have both played 4 matches in the tournament.

India cricket team
India cricket team. Credits: BCCI

Also Read: Tim Paine Calls For Consistency Regarding The Over-Rate Penalties In The World Test Championship Moving Forward India have won 2, lost 1, and drawn 1. England have won 1, lost 2, and drawn 1. During the England vs India Test series, India won the 2nd Test and 4th Test while England won the 3rd Test. The 1st Test ended in a draw while the 5th Test was suspended due to Covid-19.

Pakistan and West Indies have both played 2 Tests in ICC WTC 2021-23 and both won 1 game and lost 1. During Pakistan’s tour of the West Indies, the hosts won the 1st match by 1 wicket. Later, Pakistan won the 2nd match by 109 runs. Below, let’s take a look at World Test Championship 2021-23 updated points table.

Pakistan cricket team
Pakistan cricket team won by 109 runs against West Indies in the second Test. Credits: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)

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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

England

England lost to India 1-3 in Tests earlier in 2021. Photo- Getty
England lost to India 1-3 in Tests earlier in 2021. Photo- Getty

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. Also Read: India Are Favourites To Lift 2021-23 World Test Championship, Opines Brad Hogg

Pakistan

Shaheen Afridi, Pakistan
Shaheen Afridi celebrates with Pakistan teammates. Credits: Twitter

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.

West Indies

World Test Championship, West Indies vs Pakistan
Source: Twitter.

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.