Updated WTC Points Table

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ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After 1st Test Between England And India
ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After 1st Test Between England And India

Updated WTC Points Table. India have moved to the top spot of ICC WTC updated points table. India displaced Pakistan from the top spot after winning the 4th Test against England at Kennington Oval. Moreover, Pakistan have now moved to the 2nd spot. England still remain at the last 4th spot.

During ongoing England vs India Test series, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team outplayed England in the 4th Test by 157 runs. As a result, India have played 4 matches in ICC World Test Championship. They have won 2 games and lost 1, while 1 ended in a draw. Hence, India have a PCT (Percentage of Points) of 54.17. India also have most 26 points in WTC 2021-23 points table.

India cricket team, WTC 2021-23
India cricket team. Credits: BCCI

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On the other hand, England have faced 2 defeats and 1 victory out of the 4 they played, while 1 game ended in a draw. Hence, they have a PCT of 29.17, the least than all the other 3 teams in the points table. In ongoing India vs England Test series, India defeated England in the 2nd and 4th Test. England managed a victory in the 3rd Test. The England vs India 1st Test ended in a draw.

England, WTC 2021-23
England won by an innings and 76 runs to level the series 1-1. (Image: Twitter)

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Pakistan and West India have both played 2 Test matches against each other in ICC WTC 2021-23 so far. West Indies defeated Pakistan in the 1st Test by 1 wicket. Later, Pakistan levelled the series 1-1 after emerging winners in the 2nd Test by 109 runs. Hence, both the teams have won 1 match and lost 1 in the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 so far and have a PCT of 50. Below we take a glance at the updated ICC WTC 2021-23 points table.

Updated WTC Points Table
Updated WTC Points Table

Below is 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 match 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 allotts them the 2nd 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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