Virat Kohli and men not only went on to win the first Test match by a comprehensively by 203 runs but also went on to lead the World Test Championship Points Table with 160 points in three Tests. The match was a part of the World Test Championship and this is the third time that the Indians have registered a victory in the mega-event. With this, New Zealand stands on number two having 60 points in their kitty from two matches. Whereas, Sri Lanka is placed on number three with the same number of points from two games. ICC World Test Championship 2019 Points Table Updated: India Maintain Dominance in Latest Team Standings With Victory Over South Africa in 1st Test.
Australia spots on position four with 56 points in five matches. Whereas, the number six position is occupied by England who has also collected 56 points from five games. West Indies who has played a couple of games in the World Test Championship is yet to open their account. Sri Lanka is on number seven with no points from the one match that they have played.IND Beat SA By 203 Runs | India Vs South Africa, Highlights And Cricket Score 1st Test Match.
Check out the points table below:
ICC World Test Championship Points Table:
India - 160 (3 Tests)
NZ - 60 (2)
SL - 60 (2)
Aus - 56 (5)
Eng - 56 (5)
WI - 0 (2)
SA - 0 (1)#IndvSA
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Talking about India, the team won the game by 203 runs at the VDCA Stadium in Vishakhapatnam. It was an all-round performance from the Indian team that helped them with the Test match on the fifth day of the tournament. Rohit Sharma scored a century in both the innings of the game, whereas Mayank Agarwal converted his ton into a doubleton. Whereas, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and pacer Mohammed Shami also chipped in with wickets at regular intervals of the game.