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ICC WTC Points Table Updated after AUS vs PAK 2nd Test: Pakistan’s Jinx in Australia still rolling as the home side handed a 79-run loss on the 4th day of the AUS vs PAK boxing day test match. Australian Skipper picked up two five-wicket hauls in a single match and ended the year with the “Player of the Match”. With this win, Australia jumped into the top three and Pakistan slipped to fifth position from second, and here we are with the latest updated ICC WTC Points Table after AUS vs PAK 2nd Test.

AUS vs PAK 2nd Test
Abdullah Shafique’s poor show continues (Getty Images and Cricket Australia)

A 54-run lead in the first innings was the key to success for Australia. They batted beautifully in the first innings where they put 318 runs on the board. Australia restricted Pakistan to just 264 in the first innings and Pat Cummins took a fifer following his brilliant first spell.

Pakistan was back in the game when they successfully picked up four quick wickets and Australia were four down for just 16 runs. Had Pakistan been more precise and active on the field, they could have easily bundled the Aussies below par. But they were not and paid the price later on when Australia posted a big 317-run total on board.

AUS vs PAK 2nd Test
Shaheen Removes Starc early (Getty Images and Cricket Australia)

Despite losing early wickets, Pakistan looked eager to score runs but again, the skipper Pat Cummins proved to be too good against the visitors and he yet again grabbed a fifer and summed up Pakistan to a score of 79 less than the Target.

This win has propelled Australia into the third rank in the ICC WTC Points table 2023-25 with 42 points and 50% PCT. They have played 7 matches and won 4 of them. Australia have sealed the series with a 2-0 lead in the three-match Test series against Pakistan.

Pakistan, who were sitting second in the points table are now in the 5th position with 45.83% PCT. They have played 4 matches till now in the new cycle and have won two and lost two.

India, who were number one a night ago are 6th after their first loss in the test match in the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship. They have 38.89% PCT in three matches. With one win, one loss, and one draw, India have 14 points.

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South Africa were last on the list with a match played but is now on the top of the table with a 100% winning record. They got 12 points for winning the test and 100% PCT.

New Zealand is ranked second with 50% PCT. They played a two-match test series against Bangladesh where they won one but lost the other. Hence they have 12 points in their kitty. Sri Lanka are last in the table with two losses in two matches against Pakistan.

Down below is the latest updated ICC WTC Points Table after AUS vs PAK 2nd Test:

ICC WTC Points Table after AUS vs PAK 2nd Test

1South Africa100121100
2New Zealand50.00121100
7West Indies16.6740110
9Sri Lanka0.000020
WTC Points Table

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