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IND vs SA: Double loss to Team India, ICC eliminated from top 5 of WTC Points Table

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A two-match Test series is being played between India and South Africa. In the first match of this series, Team India was defeated by South Africa by 32 runs and an innings. After the defeat in this match, Team India had slipped from first place to fifth place in the points table of the World Test Championship, but now they have suddenly fallen out of the top 5. Overall, Team India has suffered double loss.

Team India suffered double loss

Before the start of the Test series against South Africa, the Indian team was occupying the first position in the points table of the World Test Championship. But Team India has now reached sixth place. After the defeat in the first Test, the Indian team’s points percentage had reached 44.44 with 16 points, but ICC gave a double blow to the Indian team and deducted two more points. Whereas Team India PCT% has now reduced from 44.44 to 38.89. Due to which they have now come down to Australia also.

Why did ICC cut points?

After the first match of the Test series, ICC has given a double blow to Team India and deducted 2 important points from the WTC points table. ICC suddenly took this decision due to slow over rate. Actually, Team India bowled at slow over speed in the match against South Africa. Due to which he has suffered a 10% match fee fine and loss in the WTC points table.

How was the match?

South Africa won it on the third day of the Centurion Test match against India. After defeating India by an innings and 32 runs in this match, they have now taken a 1-0 lead in this 2-match Test series. On the third day, the first innings of the African team ended at a score of 408, due to which they had achieved a huge lead of 163 runs compared to the first innings of India. After this, the African fast bowlers showed their magic and registered a big victory in the match by bowling out the Indian team’s second innings at a score of just 131.

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