Despite the win against New Zealand, India is at number 3 in the World Test Championship points table

Team India: The Indian team won the series by defeating New Zealand by 372 runs in the second test match. Despite a thumping victory in this series, Team India is at number three in the points table of the World Test Championship (WTC). Everyone is trying to know that why the team is at number three despite registering such a big win in the first series? It is also a matter to know which teams are on top of this table. Let us know the rules of ICC regarding this.

This is ICC’s rule
According to the rules of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the team that tops the points table, which has the highest percentage points. The Indian team has 42 points. In the 2021-22 season, India has now won 3 out of 6 Test matches, while 2 matches were drawn. Team India had to face defeat in one match. In this way, the Indian team is at number three with 42 points out of a possible 72. Team India got 44 points from 3 wins and 2 draws, but due to slow over rate, India has lost 2 penalty points so far this season.

Sri Lanka is on top
At present, the Sri Lankan team is at the top of the table. Sri Lanka has played 2 matches in this season and won both the matches. Thus he has 24 marks out of the possible 24. Sri Lanka’s percentage point is 100. Pakistan is at number two. By winning 2 out of 3 matches, Pakistan has achieved 66.66 percentage points so far.

Team India will soon leave for South Africa
After winning the 1-0 Test series against New Zealand, Team India will soon leave for the tour of South Africa. Here the Indian team will play Test and ODI series. Due to the new variant of Corona, the situation regarding the team’s tour is not completely clear.

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Shivam Bangwal

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