ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table

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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

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table. Pakistan holds the top spot in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 updated points table followed by West Indies on the 2nd. India are placed in the 3rd spot while England are placed in the 4th. So far, only these 4 teams have played Test matches under ICC World Test Championship 2021-23.

The rankings of ICC WTC 2021-23 points table are given on the basis of PCT (Percentage of Points). 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. On the other hand, India and England both have won 1 Test each and lost 1, while 1 ended in a draw. Therefore, both the teams have a PCT of 38.88.

Pakistan cricket team
Pakistan cricket team Credits: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)

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During the Pakistan tour of the West Indies in August 2021, the Caribbean side won the 1st match by 1 wicket in a thrilling encounter. Later, visitors comfortably won the 2nd Test by 109 runs. The two-match Test series ended in a tie 1-1.

Talking about the ongoing India tour of England. The Test series is currently tied at 1-1 with the 4th Test about to reach its result. The England vs India 1st Test ended in a draw after day 5 of the game was entirely affected by rain. India won the 2nd Test at Lord’s by crushing the hosts by 151 runs.

India defeat India in Lord's Test
India defeat India in Lord’s Test (Image Credit: Twitter

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In the 3rd Test, England made a fabulous comeback, winning the match by an innings and 76 runs. The result of the England vs India 4th Test will probably bring some changes in the ICC World Test Championship points table. Below we take a look at ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table.

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

Below is ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table

Teams

PCT (%)

Points

Matches

Series

Penalty Overs

Won

Lost

Drawn

Pakistan

50

12

1

1

0

1

West Indies

50

12

1

1

0

1

India

38.88

14

1

1

1

1*

2

England

38.88

14

1

1

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 3 Tests against England. They have won 1 match and lost 1, while 1 game ended in a draw. As a result, India have managed to earn a PCT of 38.8 and hold the 3rd 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 also managed to win 1 match against India in the recent 3rd Test at Headingley. However, they also lost 1 match against India at Lord’s, while one game ended in a draw. As a result, England have won 1, lost 1, and drawn 1 match in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 so far. Hence, they have a PCT of 38.88 like that of India 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 allotts them the top spot in the World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table.

West Indies

West Indies vs Pakistan
Source- thenews.com.pk

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.

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