ICC World Test Championship: What lies forward for each staff in remaining levels of the competitors | Cricket News

ICC World Test Championship: What lies forward for each staff in remaining levels of the competitors | Cricket News
ICC World Test Championship: What lies forward for each staff in remaining levels of the competitors | Cricket News
DUBAI: Pakistan‘s loss to England within the second Test match of the collection at Multan has left the race for the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) remaining extensive open.
Australia are at the moment on the high of the standings. They are in a great place to succeed in the finals however there are at the least 4 different groups in competition.
Here is how every staff stands whereas heading into the ultimate levels of the Championship:
1)Australia have already achieved 70 per cent of the utmost attainable factors they will obtain. Australia nonetheless have a collection remaining towards South Africa at residence and India within the subcontinent. After clinching a 2-0 collection win over West Indies, these are two powerful challenges forward for the Aussies.
South Africa shall be a a lot more durable aspect as in comparison with West Indies. Pat Cummins’s males may also look ahead to placing up a greater battle in India, the place they haven’t received a Test collection since 2004. The staff faces some health woes, Josh Hazlewood specifically, and would love veteran opener David Warner to click on in what could possibly be his remaining yr within the longer format.


2) South Africa: 60 per cent of attainable whole factors
The Proteas have a Test collection towards Australia Down Under coming, with West Indies being their one other task at residence. After dropping an away Test collection to England by 2-1, they misplaced their high spot within the WTC standings, however they nonetheless stay in competition nonetheless.
The away collection towards Australia shall be essential for each the edges. South Africa’s fast-bowling artillery will take pleasure in its time in pace-friendly Australia.
3) Sri Lanka: 53.33 per cent of attainable whole factors
Sri Lanka may mathematically attain the ultimate, however they want every little thing to go of their favour, be it their very own matches or that of others. Their subsequent and remaining task of the present WTC cycle is an away collection in New Zealand in March.
But historical past just isn’t on SL’s aspect as they’ve received solely twice of their 19 makes an attempt in New Zealand. Maximum factors in NZ will take their win proportion of 61.1 per cent, so they’ll need assistance from different groups down the desk to have the ability to end within the high two.
4) India: 52.08 per cent of attainable factors
India are at the moment in Bangladesh. After this, they’ll have their hardest task shortly within the type of the the Border-Gavaskar Trophy towards Australia at residence.

5) England: 44.44 per cent of attainable factors
England have presumably been eradicated from the World Test Championship, however they’ve been in distinctive type for the reason that duo of captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum has taken over. They have managed to spoil Pakistan’s probabilities to succeed in the summit conflict and up to date outcomes make them a power to be reckoned with in the course of the subsequent Championship.
6). Pakistan: 42.42 per cent of attainable factors
Pakistan are left struggling at sixth place within the standings, with their hopes for reaching the ultimate dashed by England. Even in the event that they win the ultimate Test towards England at residence and obtain a clear sweep towards New Zealand at residence, they’ll keep out of the race.
7) West Indies: 40.91 per cent of attainable factors
West Indies carried hopes for the ultimate once they had been heading to Australia for the two-match collection. But a crushing 2-0 loss in Australia ended their journey. Now the one impression they will make is spoiling South Africa’s probabilities for the finals by defeating them, although the Proteas will head into the collection as clear favourites.
8) New Zealand: 25.93 per cent of attainable factors
New Zealand are out of competition for the ultimate. The 2021 champions struggled within the present cycle. They fell to Bangladesh at residence, noticed Ross Taylor retire from the sport and their captain Kane Williamson get sidelined with elbow points. Even in the event that they clinch their two-Test collection towards Pakistan (away) and Sri Lanka (residence) respectively, they’ll at greatest end with a proportion of 48.72, which is effectively brief of what’s wanted to function within the summit conflict.
9) Bangladesh: 13.33 per cent of attainable factors
Bangladesh have began their residence collection towards India, which includes of two Tests. Their batting has been shaky, which has prevented them from progressing within the event. The aspect has did not win any Test at residence, however did shock NZ of their den.