Australia continue to lead the World Test Championship table and remain the only unbeaten side after their recent win against Pakistan. Pat Cummins' team won only their third Test series in Pakistan with a 115-run victory. Meanwhile, the defeat saw Babar Azam's team drop down to fourth in the standings. South Africa have climbed to second with India in third. You can view the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table below. ICC Confirms It Will Bid for Cricket's Inclusion in 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

In the WTC 2021-23, each of the nine Test-playing nations will play three home and three away series in the two-year cycle. For a win, a team will get 12 points. In case of a tie, each team will be awarded six points and for a drawn game each team will get four points. For slow over-rates teams will lose one championship point for each over short. Teams will be ranked on the percentage of points won and not on total points.

ICC World Test Championship (2021-2023) Points Table

WTC Table (Photo Credits: ICC)

New Zealand won the inaugural WTC final after defeating India by eight wickets. The two teams topped the WTC 2019-21 points table and went on to play the final at The Rose Bowl in Southampton. The venue for ICC WTC 2021-23 has not been decided yet.

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