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

WTC 2021-23 Points Table. India grab the top spot in ICC WTC 2021-23 points table with a PCT of 54.17. Pakistan takes the 2nd spot with a PCT of 50. West Indies, who also have a PCT of 50, take the 3rd place in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table. England take the last 4th spot with a PCT of 29.17.

Only these 4 above teams have played bilateral Test series in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 tournament. During the England vs India Test series, the 1st Test ended in a draw. India won the 2nd Test by 151 runs. Later, England won the 3rd Test by an innings and 76 runs. India won the 4th Test by 157 runs. The 5th Test was postponed due to covid-19.

India
India. Image Credits: Twitter

Also Read: Beating India In Their Backyard Will Be As Big As Winning WTC Final: Devon Conway Hence, India have won 2 games, lost 1, and drawn 1 in ICC WTC 2021-23. This gives them a PCT of 54.17, which is the highest than any other team. On the other hand, England have also played 4 games, winning 1 and losing 2. One game ended in a draw. Hence, England have a PCT of 29.17, less than any other team.

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

Talking about West Indies vs Pakistan Test series, West Indies won the 1st Test by 1 wicket. Later, Pakistan won the 2nd Test by 109 runs. As a result, the series ended in a tie 1-1. Since Pakistan have won 1 game and lost 1 game out of 2 Tests so far, they have a PCT of 50. West Indies have also played 2 Tests, winning 1 and losing 1. Hence, they, too, have an equal PCT of 50. Below we take a detailed glance at ICC 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.

England

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

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.