WTC Points Table: The Indian team is currently playing a series of 5 Test matches against the England team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. In the second match of this series, India has achieved a splendid victory by 106 runs. With this win, Team India has strengthened its position in the points table of the World Test Championship (WTC).
In the current points table of the World Test Championship (WTC) for the 2023-25 cycle, the Indian team has reached the second position, while the English team has slipped to the eighth position. So let’s find out about the points of both teams and also learn how India secured victory against the England team in the second match.
WTC Points table 2023-25
Before the second match of the 5-test series between India and England, the Indian team was in the 5th position in the points table of the World Test Championship 2023-25. However, after a splendid victory against England in the immediate match, Team India has now moved up to the second position. In this World Test Championship cycle, India has played a total of 6 matches, winning 3 and facing defeat in 2, with one match ending in a draw. With a total of 52.77 points in these 6 matches, India currently holds the second position in the points table.
On the other hand, India’s opponent, the England team, has currently reached the eighth position in the points table. In this World Test Championship cycle, England has played a total of 7 matches, securing victory in 3 and facing defeat in 3, with one match ending in a draw. With a total of 25.00 points in these 7 matches, the English team currently occupies the eighth position in the points table. While the winner of the World Test Championship 2023, Australia, has claimed the top position.
Australia is on the of WTC Points table 2025
Currently, in the points table of the World Test Championship 2023-25, the Australian team is in the first position. Australia has played a total of 10 matches so far, winning 6 and facing defeat in 3, with one match ending in a draw. In these 10 matches, Australia has accumulated a total of 55.00 points, securing the top spot in the points table. Following Australia and India in this points table are South Africa, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, West Indies, England, and Sri Lanka in positions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9, respectively.
If the Indian team secures victories in one or two more matches, there is a considerable hope that it will reach the first position. After that, displacing it will be quite challenging for other teams.
India vs England Test Series Status
The series of 5 Test matches between India and England began with the first Test played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on January 25. However, in that encounter, Rohit and company had to face a defeat by 28 runs. Nevertheless, Team India has avenged that loss by defeating England by 106 runs in the second Test. With this victory, the series is now level at 1-1. The second Test of this series was played at Visakhapatnam’s ground from February 2, where the Indian team dominated from the beginning and eventually claimed the match in their favor.
Let me tell you that the third Test match of the ongoing 5-match Test series between India and England will be played from February 15 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. In this match, the Indian team will aim to secure a victory and take a 2-1 lead in the series after winning the previous Test. Meanwhile, the England team will be looking to bounce back from their defeat in the second encounter.