Tags: ICC Test rankings, Virat Kohli, India
Published on: Nov 27, 2020
After leading the World Test Championship for most part, Team India now find themselves at the second position owing to ICC’s decision to modify the points system. As per the new system, sides will be ranked teams “in order of percentage of points earned” from the matches they have played.
The revised ratings system has seen Australia overtake India in the rating system. While India have 360 points from 4 series, Australia have 296 points from 3 series. However, Australia’s percentage points stand at 82.22 and India’s at 75 per cent.
Understandably, Indian captain Virat Kohli wasn’t pleased with the change. According to him, the modification is confusing and difficult to comprehend.
“It is definitely surprising because we were told that points are a matter of contention for the top two teams…