ICC World Test Championship 2021–23: Updated Points Table After 4th Test Between England and India
ICC World Test Championship 2021–23: Updated Points Table After 4th Test Between England and India

WTC 2021-23 Points Table. India hold the top spot in ICC WTC 2021-23 points table. With a victory against England in a recent Test, India managed to replace Pakistan on the top spot in the points table. Pakistan have slipped to the 2nd spot, followed by West Indies on the 3rd. England are placed on the last 4th spot of ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table.

During the ongoing India’s tour of England 2021, India have managed to win 2 games out of 4. They lost 1 Test while 1 ended in a draw. Hence, the team has the highest PCT (percentage of points) of 54.17 on WTC 2021-23 updated points table.

India defeated England in the 2nd and 4th Test. On the other hand, England have won 1 Test match against India out of 4. They lost 2 Tests and 1 ended in a draw. Hence, England have a PCT of just 29.17 and they hold the last 4th spot.

Indian cricket team.
Indian cricket team. Credits: BCCI

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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.

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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Since both Pakistan and West Indies have won 1 match and lost 1 out of 2 in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 so far, both of them have a PCT of 50. Pakistan take the 2nd spot while West Indies are situated on the 3rd spot. Below is ICC WTC 2021-23 updated points table.

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.

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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.

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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, WTC 2021-23
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.