WTC points table latest update: Australia beat India by nine wickets to qualify for the World Test Championship final after the third Test in Indore on Friday.
India’s ICC World Test Championship final qualification chances copped a blow as Australia registered a nine- gate palm in their third Border- Gavaskar Test in Indore on Friday.
Australia, led by Steve Smith in the absence of regular commander Pat Cummins, good for the WTC final with its 11th palm in 18 matches in the 2021- 23 cycle of the Championship.
Meanwhile, India’s points chance( PCT) dipped from64.06 to60.29, with its fifth defeat in 17 matches in the 2021- 23 WTC cycle.
India now needs to win its final match in the series to qualify for the final without counting on Sri Lanka’s results the only other platoon remaining in the race for the peak clash in June at the Oval in England.
A palm in Ahmedabad will enable Rohit Sharma’s men to finish with a PCT of62.5. That will be enough to forestall the trouble of Sri Lanka, which can push itself to the best-possible PCT of61.11 during its New Zealand stint that begins on March 9.
Still, it can finish with a outside of 127 points and a PCT of 58, If India concedes a 2- 2 or 2- 1 finish to Australia.79. In such a script, Sri Lanka can chirp India and join Australia in the final if it beats New Zealand 2- 0 and finish with a61.11 PCT.
World Test Championship (2021-23) Points Table
Top two teams qualify for the World Test Championship final
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