World Test Championship Updated Points Table

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ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After The 3rd Test Between England And India
ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After The 3rd Test Between England And India

World Test Championship Updated Points Table

Pakistan have managed to retain the top spot in ICC World Test Championship updated points table with a PCT (Percentage of Points) of 50. West Indies also have the same PCT as that of Pakistan in the WTC points table and hold the 2nd spot. During Pakistan’s tour of West Indies 2021, the hosts WI defeated Pakistan by 1 wicket in the 1st Test.

However, Babar Azam-led Pakistan made a comeback in the 2nd Test, winning it by 109 runs. Hence, both the teams managed to win one match during the 2-match series and got equal points and PCT in ICC WTC points table.

Pakistan cricket team
Paksitan cricket team won by 109 runs against West Indies in the second Test. Credits: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)

On the 3rd and 4th spot in World Test Championship 2021-23 points table, India and England hold their place with an equal PCT and points. The ongoing India tour of England 2021 has witnessed 3 Test matches so far. The first Test ended in a draw due to rain. India won the 2nd Test at Lord’s by 151 runs. Later, England outplayed India in the 3rd Test at Headingley by an innings and 76 runs.

Hence, both the teams managed to get 16 points. However, they lost 2 points each due to slow over-rate and now have 14 points each along with a PCT of 38.88. The result of the upcoming 4th Test is expected to change both team’s positions in ICC World Test Championship 21-23 points table.

Also Read: ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After The 3rd Test Between England And India

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

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.

Also Read: ICC World Test Championship 2021-23: Updated Points Table After The 2nd Test Between West Indies And Pakistan

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.

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 allots 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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