ICC World Test Championship: India will take the field against England for the second Test with the World Test Championship finals at stake. The Three Lions replaced the Virat Kohli-men as WTC table-toppers after an emphatic win in the first Test. While England have 442 points with 70.2 percentage points, India have 680 points with 68.3 percentage points. They will now have to win to keep their WTC finals chances alive.
How India can enter the Final of ICC Test Championship?
If India needs to qualify for the final of the ICC Test Championship 2019-21, they need to ensure they win at least two more matches and draw one. India needs to win 2-1 or 3-1 in the ongoing series to book their place in the ICC Test Championship Final.
What if England wins the series?
If England goes on to win the series 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1 then Australia will enter the final of the ICC Test Championship set to be played in Lord’s. If the visitors are able to win three Test matches then will enter the final.
What if the series ends in draw?
If England and India draw the series 1-1, 2-2 then Australia will play in the ICC Test Championship final.
Qualification scenarios for the #WTC21 finals:
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England on Tuesday defeated India by 227 runs in the opening Test to go 1-0 ahead in the four-match Test series. With the win, England skipper Joe Root has equalled Michael Vaughan’s record of most Test wins for England (26 wins).