ICC Test Championship Ranking Points Table: India registered a comprehensive victory in the third Test against South Africa.
During the fourth day of the third Test of the ongoing South Africa’s tour of India in Ranchi, India beat South Africa by an innings ans 202 runs to whitewash the series 3-0. Coming on the back of whitewashing West Indies in West Indies, India have maintained their winning streak in the recent times.
Having scored his maiden double century in the match, opening batsman Rohit Sharma was declared both the Man of the Match and Man of the Series. In three Tests, Sharma scored 529 runs at an average of 132.25 and a strike rate of 77.45 including three centuries.
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) October 22, 2019
ICC Test Championship Ranking Points Table
Having won the match, India have continued their unbeaten streak in the ICC World Test Championship. It is worth mentioning that they are the only team which has played a Test but hasn’t lost one in the tournament till now.
India had won 120 points after whitewashing (2-0) West Indies in West Indies earlier this year. Having won the third Test against South Africa, India have gained an additional 40 points now. With a total of 240 points under their belt, India have retained their top position in the points table.
With 60 points to their name, both New Zealand and Sri Lanka are below India. Having earned four times the points the second-ranked team, India sure have dominated the tournament till now.
The reason why India have won 40 points for a win instead of 60 in this series is because this is a three-match series as compared to a two-match series in West Indies. Each series in the World Test Championship is worth 120 points. The points for each victory will be 120 divided by number of matches to be played in the series.