India need to do well against Aussies and England as WTC final race heats up

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By: PTI |

Updated: December 16, 2020 2:14:19 pm





The issue that determines the final placings is now proportion factors, following a change to the factors system introduced earlier, owing to the disruption of worldwide cricket due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FILE)

The Indian cricket staff can’t afford too many slip-ups within the away sequence against Australia and the house task against England as the race for the World Test Championship final is reaching its climax.

India are in third place within the ICC males’s Test staff rankings with 114 score factors, while Australia prime the rankings with 116.46 score factors.

New Zealand comply with intently in second with 116.37 score factors. They are very shut to reaching the ICC World Test Championship final in 2021 after securing back-to-back innings victories against the West Indies.

If New Zealand overcome Pakistan 2-Zero within the two-Test sequence which begins on December 26, they are going to end on 420 factors from 5 sequence.

That will go away India needing 5 wins or 4 wins and three attracts out of their final eight Tests, which embrace matches against Australia and England.

“Depending on how India’s series against Australia goes and New Zealand’s series against Pakistan goes, Australia could build their lead at number one or make way for New Zealand at the top,” an ICC launch mentioned.

The issue that determines the final placings is now proportion factors, following a change to the factors system introduced earlier, owing to the disruption of worldwide cricket due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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