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 Updated Points Table. India have grabbed the top spot in the updated ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table. India defeated England in the 4th Test recently to strengthen their rankings in the World Test Championship points table. Pakistan hold the 2nd spot while West Indies are placed on the 3rd spot. England team is placed 4th.

The teams are ranked in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table on the basis of PCT (Percentage of points). India have played 4 Tests in the tournament and won 2, lost 1, and drawn 1. Hence, they have a PCT of 54.17. On the other hand, England have won 1, lost 2, and drawn 1 out of 4 Tests against India and hence they have a PCT of 29.17.

India cricket team.
India cricket team. Credits: BCCI

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In ongoing England vs India Test series, India defeated England in the 2nd Test and 4th Test. On the other hand, England outplayed India in the 3rd Test. The 1st Test between both the teams ended in a draw. On the 2nd spot in the WTC points table is Pakistan. During the West Indies tour, Pakistan won 1 match and lost 1 out of 2. Since they have won 1 out of the 2 games, they have a PCT of 50.

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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West Indies too have a PCT of 50 as they won 1 Test against Pakistan but they hold the 3rd spot in the points table. West Indies defeated Pakistan in the 1st Test by 1 wicket while the latter emerged champions in the 2nd Test by 109 runs. Below is the World Test Championship Updated Points Table.

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.

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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 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.

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