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World Test Championship: Australia Replace India From Top After ICC Implements New Evaluation System

Australia have been trailing India on factors however went on high as a consequence of a greater level proportion.© AFP

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday introduced that the finalists for the inaugural World Test Championship will likely be determined primarily based on the proportion of factors earned by every group. The determination was made on the advice of the ICC Cricket Committee headed by former India leg-spinner Anil Kumble. After change in analysis system, Australia who have been trailing India on factors, have toppled them from the highest of the desk due tp their higher proportion factors. Having performed three sequence thus far, Australia have 296 factors whereas India have 360 factors after 4 sequence. However, Australia’s proportion level stands at 82.2 whereas India conceded their high place as a consequence of their inferior proportion level of 75.0.


England and New Zealand are on third and fourth positions with 60.eight and 50.Zero proportion factors respectively.

“The Board approved a recommendation from the ICC Cricket Committee, headed by Anil Kumble, to change the competition terms for the event to determine how series affected by the global pandemic are accounted for on the points table,” the ICC stated in a press launch.


“Both the Cricket Committee and Chief Executives Committee supported the approach of ranking teams based on completed matches and points earned as this reflects their performance and doesn’t disadvantage teams that have been unable to compete all of their matches though no fault of their own,” Manu Sawhney, ICC Chief Executive, stated in an official assertion.


“We explored a whole range of options, but our members felt strongly that we should proceed as planned with the first-ever World Test Championship Final in June next year,” he added.

The ICC additionally determined to postpone the  2022 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup to to 9-26 February, 2023.

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