World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table

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ICC WTC 2021-23: Updated Points Table After England, India Lose Points Due To Slow Over-Rate
ICC WTC 2021-23: Updated Points Table After England, India Lose Points Due To Slow Over-Rate

World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table. Pakistan holds the top spot in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 updated points table. The West Indies vs Pakistan Test series ended in a tie 1-1 with both the teams winning 1 game each. West Indies defeated Pakistan in the first Test by 1 wicket. Later, Pakistan made a comeback in the series by winning the 2nd Test by 109 runs.

With the series ending in a tie, both the teams have got equal points and PCT on ICC WTC points table. Pakistan and West Indies both have 12 points each and a PCT of 50. While Pakistan holds the 1st spot in the World Test Championship points table, West Indies hold 2nd place.

World Test Championship, West Indies vs Pakistan
West Indies vs Pakistan (Image Credit: Twitter)

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India holds the 3rd spot in the points table while England holds the 4th spot. However, India and England both have equal points and PCT. During the ongoing England vs India Test series, India defeated England in the 2nd Test by 151 runs. Later, England outplayed India in the 2nd Test by an innings and 76 runs. The 1st Test ended in a draw.

Hence, with 1 victory and 1 drawn match, India has a PCT of 38.88. England too has the equal PCT as that of India. Both the teams also have 14 points each, after losing 2 points due to slow-over rate in one match. The result of the England vs India 4th Test will probably bring some changes to ICC World Test Championship points table. Below we take a look at World Test Championship 2021-23 updated points table.

India defeat India in Lord's Test, World Test Championship
India defeat India in Lord’s Test (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Below is WTC 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 allot them the top spot in the World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table.

West Indies

West Indies vs Pakistan
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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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