Australia overtake India, take huge lead on WTC points table

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Jan 06, 2024

Australia take lead

After winning the Test series against Pakistan, the Aussies have 54 points from 8 matches played in the 2023-25 World Test Championship cycle

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India drop down

India had jumped 5 spots to occupy the top position on the WTC table after their historic Cape Town win but dropped to no 2 after AUS's victory

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Vast difference

India have played only half the games in comparison to Australia's 8 matches and have 26 points from 2 wins, 1 draw and one loss

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India's 2-point loss

Rohit & Co. were docked 2 points after their humiliating loss at Centurion for maintaining a slow-over rate and had dropped to 6th position

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Australia's stellar show

The Australian domination has been incomparable. Since the beginning of the new WTC cycle, the Kangaroos have lost only 2 games, won 5 & 1 draw

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How others fare

India are followed by South Africa and New Zealand with 12 points each while Bangladesh round up the top 5

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Upcoming fixtures

India play a 5-match home series vs England starting Jan 25 while Australia face West Indies followed by the Kiwis in 2-match series each