ICC WTC Points Table: What a win for Pakistan! Who would have thought this result after Day 2 when Pakistan were 5 down for just 101 runs? This convincing and confidence-boosting win for Men in Green pushed them to share 1st place in the Latest ICC WTC Points Table. Here we bought to you ICC WTC Points Table Updated After SL vs PAK 1st Test 2023.
Sri Lanka, batting first posted a total of 312 runs on the board and in response, Pakistan were 101 for 5 wickets. It was the time when it seemed that Sri Lanka had the match if they could all out Pak within the next session. But things turned around when Saud Shakeel posted a double hundred and gave Pakistan a healthy lead of 148 runs.
Lanka’s third inning was not up to the standards and the Pakistani Bowling lineup wrapped them up in just 279 runs. Pakistan had a shaky start on Wednesday as they needed to chase down 131. Once again, Jayasuriya played a key role in the action as Sri Lanka took three early wickets. On Day 5, Pakistan had 83 to score, and Imam and Babar got off to a strong start. Due to the quick turn that was available, they lost a few wickets throughout the process, but Imam handled the situation like a veteran, struck a fifty, and led his team to victory alongside Agha Salman.
Pakistan won the match by 6 wickets and skipper Babar said “As a captain, I am impressed and happy with the performance.” This victory put Pakistan in the joint top spot with 12 points and 100% percentage points in the WTC Points table.
Sri Lanka, on the other hand, are placed at the 5th spot. In the last cycle of WTC, they finish 3rd in the Points Table and would definitely like to improve their game and position as well.
England and Australia are currently playing the 4th test match of the Ashes 2023. Australia is sitting in the 3rd spot with 21 points and 61.11 percentage points while their rivals England are following them with 10 points and 27.74 percentage points in the latest Updated WTC Points table.
ICC WTC Points Table Updated After SL vs PAK 1st Test 2023
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