How Team India can qualify for the World Test Championship Final | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: With only six Tests remaining for India team in the WTC cycle, an injury-plagued side have a big task ahead of them with the first fixture coming against Bangladesh in the first test of the two-match series, starting in Chattogram on Wednesday.
The Indian team will need to win all six Test matches, including two in Bangladesh and four against Australia at home, to keep in contention for a place in the top two in the standings Trial World Championship (WTC) points table.
One defeat would be enough to put India on the brink of missing the final.
The end-of-season World Test Championship will take place in June 2023 at the Oval in London.
India, which will be without the services of the injured Rohit Sharma, Jasprit BumraRavindra Jadeja e Mohammed Shami. they will play their first Test since a seven-wicket defeat by England in the postponed Fifth Test at Edgbaston in July.
Currently Team India is in fourth place in the standings with 52.08 percentage points while Australia (75 percentage points) and South Africa (60 percentage points) are in first and second place.
WTC ranking


Australia’s 2-0 series win against the West Indies solidified their position at the top and it will be difficult to displace them from the top two, while South Africa will look to hold on to second place as they have five Tests remaining with three away matches in the series against Australia and two Tests against the West Indies at home.
Sri Lanka, on 53.33 percentage points, are third in the table, have slim chances of qualifying and will need more results to work in their favor before playing the final test series of the WTC cycle in March against New Zealand .


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