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India suffered huge loss due to defeat in Centurion Test, below Bangladesh in WTC points table

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Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the Indian cricket team’s dream of winning the Test series in South Africa after 31 years is going to remain unfulfilled. This time, Team India had to face defeat by an innings and 32 runs in the first match of the 2-match Test series on the tour. The batsmen of the Indian team disappointed with their performance in both the innings, in which except KL Rahul, no other batsman could do anything special in the first innings. In the second innings, only the power of Virat Kohli’s bat was seen. Now after the defeat in this match, the Indian team has also faced a huge loss in the points table of the World Test Championship.

Had to lose first place with defeat

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. After the defeat in the Centurion Test, now Team India has directly reached the fifth position. While the Indian team has 16 points, their percentage of points has now reached 44.44. Now the Indian team has played three Test matches in this edition of the World Test Championship, in which one was won, one was lost and one match ended in a draw. By defeating India, South Africa has secured the first position in this points table with 100 points percentage.

Pakistan is second and Australia is at sixth place.

If we look at the position of other teams in the points table of the 2023-25 ​​edition of the World Test Championship, Pakistan’s team is currently at the second position with a percentage of 61.11 points, while the teams of New Zealand and Bangladesh are at the third and fourth positions. Apart from this, Australia’s team is one place below India at sixth position with a percentage of 41.67 points.

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