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ICC WTC Points Table (Updated) after Ind vs Aus 3rd test and India’s Qualification Scenario to reach ICC WTC final

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ICC WTC Points Table (Updated) after Ind vs Aus 3rd test: A famous saying, “He who digs a pit for others may fall in himself” fits in the situation after the 3rd test between India and Australia. India laid a spinning surface in Indore like the first two tests to trap the Aussies similarly, but the plan backfired and the hard work by the visitors finally paid back. With this 9-wicket win, Australia are through to the finals of ICC WTC 2021-23 cycle.

ICC WTC Points Table (Updated) after Ind vs Aus 3rd test and India's Qualification Scenario to reach ICC WTC final
Australia won the Indore Test by 9 wickets. (Getty Images)

Australia won a historic match in Indore to open their scorecard in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023. After its 11th victory in 18 games during the 2021–23 cycle of the Championship, Australia, led by Steve Smith in place of regular captain Pat Cummins, they were advanced to the WTC final. India’s points percentage (PCT), which was affected by its fifth loss in 17 games during the 2021–23 WTC cycle, dropped from 64.06 to 60.29.

ICC WTC Points Table Overview

Australia was leading the table before the game began, and with 148 points following the game, they have maintained their position atop. With 123 points, India, on the other hand, comes second to Australia. Sri Lanka was third, following. After Australia defeated India in Indore for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, here is a thorough look at the World Test Championship Table. Australia has sealed their spot in the WTC title game with this victory. India will now have to wait until the following Test.

ICC WTC: Points Table

POSTEAMPCT (%)PTSMATCHESWLDSERPEN
1AUSTRALIA68.52148113460
2INDIA60.2912310526-5
3SRI LANKA53.336454150
4SOUTH AFRICA52.388876160
5ENGLAND46.9712410846-12
6PAKISTAN38.16446460
7WEST INDIES37.5544626-2
8NEW ZEALAND27.273626350
9BANGLADESH11.1116110160
ICC WTC updated points table

ICC WTC: India’s Qualification Scenario

Since Sri Lanka is the only other side still in the running for the final match in June at the Oval in England, India must win its final game in the series to advance without relying on Sri Lanka’s performance.

Rohit Sharma’s team will be able to end with a PCT of 62.5 if they win in Ahmedabad. That will be enough to prevent Sri Lanka from posing any sort of danger. On its upcoming March 9 trip to New Zealand, Sri Lanka can push itself to the best-possible PCT of 61.11.

The best possible finish for India is to beat Australia 3-1, finishing with 135 points and a PCT of 62.5. The worst possible finish for India is to draw the series 2-2, finish with 123 points and a PCT of 56.94.

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