ICC World Test Championship Points Table: India reached top after clean sweep of West Indies, know all teams

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ICC World Test Championship Points Table: As soon as India won the second Test match in Jamaica by 257 runs, they came out on top in this table with 120 points.

To make Test cricket more exciting, the ICC announced the World Test Championship in England at the end of World Cup 2019. Within which the Ashes series was first started. On the other hand, India also scored points by defeating the West Indies on their own ground inside the World Test Championship.

As soon as India won the second Test match in Jamaica by 257 runs, they came out on top in this table with 120 points. While New Zealand with 60 points is ranked second and Sri Lanka at the third position also sits with 60 points. Talking of Australia and England playing Ashes series, Australia with 32 points at number four and England with the same number of 32 points at number five.

ICC World Test Championship Points Table
ICC World Test Championship Points Table

It is worth noting that by 2021, only the teams that remain in the first two places in this table will be able to play the final match. The ICC has set a maximum of 120 points for a series. In which, if there is a series of two Test matches, then 60 points of winning a Test match, a series of three Test matches, 40 points and a series of 5 Test matches, then you will get 24 points.

In this sense, India, playing a two-Test series against the West Indies, got 60 points with a win of 318 runs in the first Test match. While winning the second match got 60 more points, due to which India is on top with 120 points.

In the World Test Championship, 9 series will be played between these 9 teams with 6 at home and 3 abroad. The ranking of the teams will be decided on the basis of the match and not on the basis of the series. Due to which this series will last for two years and in the end the title match will be played. 

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