WTC Points Table – India Top WTC Table: Virat Kohli and Co. climb to the top of World Test Championship standings after Oval heroics – Team India sealed a memorable comeback win at the Oval as Virat Kohli and Co. registered a 157-run win over hosts England. After being down and out on Day 1, the visitors came from behind to stab England and take a 2-1 series lead, breaking their 50-year wait for a win at the Oval. The victory also meant that India returned to familiar surroundings, as they climbed to the top of the World Test Championship table, leapfrogging arch-rivals Pakistan.
WTC Points Table: Virat Kohli and Co. climb to the top of World Test Championship standings after Oval heroics
WTC Points Table – India Top WTC Table: India are atop of the World Test Championship Table following their dominating win over England on Monday. Virat Kohli’s side had dropped to third following their loss at Headingley, with ICC adopting the percentage of points per game metric, following a slew of postponements in the last cycle.
THIS. IS. IT! 👏 👏
Take a bow, #TeamIndia! 🙌 🙌
What a fantastic come-from-behind victory this is at The Oval! 👌 👌
We head to Manchester with a 2-1 lead! 👍 👍 #ENGvIND
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 6, 2021
IND vs ENG 4th Test – WTC table: India had 14 points heading into the Oval Test, but a victory ensured that they took their tally to 26 to put them in pole position. The beaten finalists of the last cycle, India have won 54.17 per cent of their points, more than Pakistan and West Indies, who have 50 per cent points following their 1-1 series draw. England meanwhile remained at fourth in the WTC table with their percentage taking a serious hit following the loss at Oval, dropping to just 29.17 after four Tests in the new cycle.
WTC Points Table – India Top WTC Table: India have now taken a 2-1 lead in the series against England, heading into the fifth and final Test match at Old Trafford. A win could see India’s tally rise to a maximum of 38 points, as they hope to retain their spot at the top of the WTC table and make a return to the final. Virat Kohli and Co. had finished at the top in the 2019-21 cycle as well before their loss to New Zealand in the one-off final at Southampton in June.