World Test Championship (WTC) Points Table after IND vs BAN 1st Test: With a commanding 188-run victory over a resilient Bangladesh in Chattogram on Sunday, India increased their possibilities of contending in the ICC World Test Championship final the next year.
India outclassed Bangladesh on every single stage of the game. The hosts lost their final four wickets on the final day before lunch, handing the visitors a 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series despite a valiant effort by Bangladesh veteran Shakib Al Hasan’s excellence.
On the other hand, Australia retained their unblemished record in home Test matches this summer and moved closer to securing a slot in the World Test Championship final by dispatching a disappointing South Africa by a margin of six wickets on Sunday in Brisbane.
With the aid of The Gabba’s bowler-friendly surface and Australia’s formidable bowling attack, the Test match was over in less than two days. The team’s performance was outstanding.
Australia now has a win percentage of 76.92, Followed by India(55.77) with its 188-run victory over Bangladesh at Chattogram earlier in the day, while South Africa has a win percentage of 54.55.
World Test Championship (WTC) Points Table after IND vs BAN 1st Test
India gains 12 points from the victory and now has a 55.77 win percentage, putting them in a strong position to finish in the top two at the end of the current World Test Championship season. The victory propels India ahead of Sri Lanka and South Africa into the second position in the current standings.
On Thursday, the second and final Test of the IND vs BAN series gets underway in Mirpur, and with a victory there, India might even cement to the top two teams. India will host Australia for four Test matches in February and March of the following year, and to qualify for back-to-back appearances in the World Test Championship final, India must win 4 out of the next 5 tests to finish in the top two positions in the standings.
If they can advance to the 2023 final, Rohit Sharma’s team, who lost to New Zealand in the maiden World Test Championship final played at Lord’s last year, will be eager to pay back that humiliation.
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