Thursday , May 26 2022

India lost first place in the ICC World Test Championship due to a change of rules


The ICC, the governing body of cricket world, launched the World Test Championship to boost the popularity of Test cricket with high hopes. This method is to increase the importance of each test series. At the same time, the mega final was between the first two teams in terms of points. But the entire system was completely destroyed by the corona virus epidemic. Doubts were raised about canceling one Test series after another, but the championship was not canceled. Although not canceled, the ICC changed the competition rules because of Corona.

According to the new rules of the World Test Championship, the order of the Test Championship will now be decided on the basis of the percentage of points, not the total points. The announcement was made on Thursday by the ICC Cricket Committee headed by former India captain Anil Kumble. And the loss of the Indian cricket team as a result of this new rule. So far, the India team has played every Test match in the World Test Championship, the Indians were at the top in terms of points. But as a result of this new rule, Australia is ahead of India in percentage. As a result, Baggy Greens rose to the top and El Men at Bluera came second.

Under the new rules, India has so far played a total of four series in the Test Championship. Got 360 points. Out of a total of 480 points, India collected 360 points. In other words, India’s points percentage is 75. But with this rule, Australia’s points rate is 72.2. So they are now at the top of the points table. Team India is in third place with a percentage of 60.6. According to this rule, the first two teams will participate in the final of the ICC World Test Championship in June.

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