Australia and India have retained the highest two spots within the ongoing ICC World Check Championship (WTC) standings after taking part in out an exciting draw within the third Check of the continued four-match sequence on the Sydney Cricket Floor (SCG).
“An unbelievable battle in Sydney has helped each groups retain the highest two spots within the ICC World Check Championship standings. A distinction of zero.2 per cent between India and New Zealand,” tweeted ICC simply after the third Check between Australia and India led to a draw on Monday.
New Zealand had gained the utmost of 120 factors from the two-Check sequence in opposition to Pakistan, taking their factors tally to 420 out of a doable 600 after having additionally overwhelmed West Indies and India by the identical margin of their two earlier sequence.
The Black Caps are positioned on the third spot with zero.700 share factors gained, the issue that determines the ultimate placings somewhat than complete factors gained, following a change to the factors system owing to the Covid-19 disruption. India are positioned second with 70.2 share factors gained whereas Australia stand on the prime with 73.eight share factors.
The highest two sides on the finish of the league on share factors will contest the ultimate, at present scheduled to be performed at The Lord’s in June this 12 months.
With the sequence tied at 1-1, Australia and India will now face one another within the closing Check starting Friday at The Gabba in Brisbane.