ICC World Test Championship points table changes with India's win
News Track 13 October 2019 13:09
New Delhi: Team India defeated South Africa by a huge margin of 203 runs in the first Test match and maintained its dominance in the ICC World Test Championship. India got 40 points in the WTC points table after this stunning victory. With these 40 points, the Indian team strengthened its first rung. The Indian team currently ranks first with 160 points and the best net run rate. India has won its first three matches of the ICC World Test Championship.
Earlier, India defeated West Indies (2-0) at their home. In this new list released by the ICC, India is first with 160 points, while New Zealand is in second place with 60 points. At the same time, the Sri Lankan team is in the third position with the same number of points. New Zealand has a better net run rate than the Sri Lankan team. Let us know that till now Pakistan and Bangladesh team have not played a single match in the ICC World Test Championship.
Under the ICC World Test Championship, if a Test series between two countries is of two matches, winning one match will earn 60 points. At the same time, if the bilateral series is of 3 matches (which is going on between India and South Africa), then winning a match in it will earn 40 points. Apart from this, winning a match of the four-match series will earn 30 points, while winning a match of the five-match Test series will yield a total of 24 points.