Team India two steps away from playing in WTC finals for the second time in a row, Australia’s problems increase
The Indian team won the first Test match played at Nagpur against Australia by an innings and 132 runs. In this match, the Indian team took a one-sided victory and took a 1-0 lead in the series. After the end of the match, there is a news that makes the Indian team happy. The Indian team is just two steps away from reaching the final of the ICC World Test Championship for the second time in a row.
The Indian team won the first Test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy at Nagpur. On the third day only, India thrashed Australia and won the Test. With this, India took the lead in the series. Also, cemented the second position in the World Test Rankings.
Two teams are now out of contention for the #WTC23 Final after India’s thumping innings win against Australia 👀
— ICC (@ICC) February 11, 2023
There was not much change in the World Test Rankings after this match. However, the percentage of points required for this final round has fallen for Australia. Before this match, Australia had 140 points and a percentage of 75.56. However, after this defeat, they suffered a loss of four points. Also, the percentage also decreased to 70.83. However, they still remain at the top of the points table.
On the other hand, the Indian team benefited greatly from this victory. After this win, India added 12 points to their tally to 111. So, with a big increase in the percentage of marks, this percentage has now increased from 58.93 to 61.67. If the Indian team wins two more in the series, the team will directly enter the finals of the World Test Championship.
India and Australia see only Sri Lanka fighting for this final. If they win both their matches against New Zealand in March, they could see themselves playing in the finals. The final of the tournament will be played from June 7 to 11 at The Oval.
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