India’s seven-wicket loss to the Proteas in the series-deciding final test match has cost them their top 4 positions in the World Test Championship Rankings and has slipped to number 5 in the table.
India who was the runner-up of the first edition of the WTC is in the fifth position in the second cycle with a PCT of 49.07 which is taken into account rather than the points earned. India has played 9 Tests in the second cycle of Wtc, losing 3, winning 4, and drawing two.
They have collected 53 points which is the highest amongst the other teams in the table to date.
— ICC (@ICC) January 14, 2022
After the second Test India was placed in the fourth position in the table with a PCT of 55.21 and the Proteas were one step behind with a PCT of 50.
But the win at the last Test at Newlands has made Sout Africa swap places with India taking them to fourth in the table and now has a (PCT of 66.66).
Currently, the table-toppers are Srilanka with a PCT of 100 followed by the Aussies (83.33) and then Pakistan (75).
The current champions New Zealand, who drew their two-match Test series against Bangladesh at home soil earlier this week are placed at the sixth position in the table with a PCT of 33.33