India have slipped to the quantity 4 place within the inaugural World Check Championship (WTC) standings after shedding the opening Check of the four-match collection towards England in Chennai on Tuesday.
In the meantime, England’s successful begin towards India has saved alive their hopes of constructing to the ultimate of the nine-team competitors.
The victory within the first Check has lifted Joe Root & Co. to prime place and 70.2 proportion factors within the standings, they usually have enhanced their probabilities of securing one of many three collection outcomes (3-1, 3-0 or 4-0) that would take them to the ultimate.
— Joe Root (@root66) February 9, 2021
New Zealand have already certified for the ultimate by successful 70 per cent of their matches whereas Australia and India stay in rivalry for the opposite place together with England.
India, who’ve dropped to the fourth place with 68.3 proportion factors, can’t afford to lose every other match within the ongoing Check collection and might be trying ahead to successful no less than two of the remaining three video games (2-1 or 3-1) to e-book a spot within the ultimate.
— ICC (@ICC) February 9, 2021
The second Check between India and England might be performed on the identical venue from February 13.