ICC Test Championship: New points system helps Aus topple India as No. 1

India will lock horns with Australia in a four-match Test series in Australia starting December 17 in Adelaide. The result of this series could change the league standings

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ICC World Test Championship revised points table. Photo: ICC

BS Web Team New Delhi
Australian cricket team has pushed India to the second spot in the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) points table after the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday effected changes to the WTC rules. The changes in ICC WTC points system has be made as several bilateral series could not be played due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Changes to the rules were made to determine the nine teams' standings on the points table.

ICC World Test Championship new rules
Although India (360 points) still has 64 more points than Australia (296) and more series wins, the Aussies have gone atop after the ICC Board approved that the matches played and the matches lost won't be treated as drawn and points would be split. Australia now

First Published: Nov 20 2020 | 11:41 AM IST

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