WTC 2023-25 ​​Points Table: Team India reached the top in the WTC points table after defeating South Africa by 7 wickets.

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India has ended the 2-match Test series with South Africa with a 1-1 draw.

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After losing the first Test match against South Africa, India made a brilliant comeback in the second Test match held in Cape Town. It is noteworthy that India has defeated host South Africa by 7 wickets in the second test match.

So now the benefit of this victory has reached the Indian team in the points table of the World Cup Test Championship. Let us tell you that with this victory, the Indian team has reached the first position in the points table of the World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25.

Let us tell you that this is India’s second win in the ongoing cycle. After the defeat in the Centurion Test match, India had reached number six, but after winning in Cape Town, India has managed to achieve the title of number one.

Let us tell you that India is currently at the first position with 54.16 percent points, whereas currently it has 26 points. After India, South Africa is at second place with 12 points and New Zealand is at third place with the same number of points.

See the status of WTC point table after India’s victory over South Africa

position Team point percentage points Victory Garland draw Penalty
1 India 54.16 26 2 1 1 -2
2 South Africa 50.00 12 1 1 0 0
3 New Zealand 50.00 12 1 1 0 0
4 Australia 50.00 42 4 2 1 -10
5 bangladesh 50.00 12 1 1 0 0
6 Pakistan 45.83 22 2 2 0 -2
7 west indies 16.67 4 0 1 1 0
8 England 15.00 9 2 2 1 -19
9 Sri Lanka 0.00 0 0 2 0 0

Also, let us tell you that further changes may be seen in this point table after the result of the third test match between Australia and Pakistan in Sydney. If Pakistan is successful in winning this match, then it will obviously strengthen its position in the points table.

Apart from this, let us tell you that India had earlier succeeded in making it to the finals of the first two rounds of the World Test Championship, but it had to face defeat in the finals every time. However, this time India will be eyeing not only a place in the WTC final but also the title.

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