After a convincing 8-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first Test match, Pakistan surpassed archrival India in the World Test Championship points table. Pakistan is now ranked second in the World Test Championship, with a 66.66 percent point percentage after the first three matches.
Pakistan easily chased down a 202-run target in the final innings, with openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique scoring half-centuries to help Pakistan win. The Men in Green will be determined to win the second match of the series and claim their third World Test Championship victory.
India, on the other hand, has a 50% point percentage after failing to defeat New Zealand in the first Test in Kanpur. New Zealand demonstrated grit and determination to hold on to a draw as their last wicket partnership lasted nearly ten overs to secure a thrilling draw.
Sri Lanka currently leads the World Test Championship points table with a perfect record after winning their first Test match against the West Indies. The two teams are currently engaged in their series’ second and final match. The teams are ranked based on a percentage of points. A win is worth 100 points, a tie is worth 50 points, a draw is worth 33.33 points, and a loss is worth zero points. Slow over rates are also deducted points, with one point deducted for each over short.