Pakistan Dominate ICC Test Championship Standings 2023

Pakistan Dominate ICC Test Championship Standings 2023

Pakistan has emerged as the dominant leader in the ICC World Test Championship standings, leaving cricket enthusiasts in awe of their performance.

Meanwhile, India faced a tough challenge in the championship, settling for a draw in the second Test against the West Indies in Trinidad, resulting in a minor setback.

The final day of the intense contest in the Caribbean was washed out, adding to the suspense. This draw marked a brave move by India, surrendering their 100 per cent win-loss record in the new World Test Championship campaign.

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In contrast, Pakistan showcased their true prowess with a flawless record in the new cycle. They secured an impressive four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle, under the dynamic leadership of Babar Azam. In the second Test in Colombo, their bowling attack dismissed their Asian rivals for a mere 166 runs on the opening day.

With a determined batting lineup, Pakistan finished the day at a formidable 145/2 from just 28.3 overs, showcasing their determination to build a significant lead over Sri Lanka and maintain their unbeaten status throughout the campaign.

As a result of the draw, India slipped to the second spot on the updated standings, impacting their once-perfect win-loss percentage of 100, which now stands at 66.67.

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However, India continues to hold onto their second-place position, with Australia (third), England (fourth), and the West Indies (fifth) also demonstrating their mettle in the new 2023-25 World Test Championship cycle.

With Pakistan’s outstanding performance and India’s resilience, the championship remains highly competitive and promises more thrilling matches in the future.

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