The Indian cricket team has been able to hold the 4th position in the World Test Championship. India lost the 2nd test against South Africa at Wanderers, Johannesburg. This does not affect the position of the Indian team in the ranking, anyway. On the other hand, South Africa successfully climbed to the 5th spot in the WTC points table. They won the second test against India in the WTC 2021-23 circle with seven wickets. The Indian team also faced a 3 overs penalty due to the slow over rates.
South Africa’s Jump
The African team made it possible to jump from 8th position to 5th position after their win against India in the second test at Wanderers, Johannesburg. African team has won 1 match and lost 1 match in the World Test Championship 2021-23 circle. South Africa holds the 5th position having a winning percentage of 50% and 12 points after they defeated the Indian team.
World Test Championship Point table
Australia is leading the WTC point tale 2021-23 circle with 36 points and a 100% winning percentage. Australia has won all 3 matches of 2021-22 against England.
Sri Lanka stands in the 2nd position with 24 points and a 100% winning percentage. Pakistan stands at 3rd position in the points table with 36 points and a 75% winning percentage.
Bangladesh follows the points table at 6th position with 12 points and a 33.33% winning percentage. West Indies, New Zealand, and England are on the 7th, 8th, and 9th position respectively in the points table of WTC 2021-23 circle.
England has played 6 matches in the championship and has won only 1 match. After losing 5 matches in the championship. With 5 points and a 07.14% winning percentage, England stands last on the table.
India still has a chance to improve their points in the WTC 2021-23 circle if they win the 3rd test match against South Africa. The Indian team should also take care of their slow over rates to secure their points.