Australia on Monday defeated England by an enormous margin of 275 runs within the second Ashes Check on the Adelaide Oval. With this win, Australia moved up within the newest World Check Championship (WTC) factors desk. The ‘Dishevelled Greens’ have maintained a 100 per cent file within the present WTC cycle. Australia additionally lead the five-match sequence 2-0 forward of the Boxing Day Check on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG). Australia are joint-top within the factors desk (24), alongside Sri Lanka, with two wins every to this point.
Like Australia, Sri Lanka are additionally unbeaten within the present WTC cycle, having outclassed the West Indies within the two-match Check sequence earlier this month.
Pakistan and India are third and fourth within the desk with 34 and 42 factors, respectively. Pakistan (78), nonetheless, are positioned greater than India (58.3) as a result of a greater win proportion.
West Indies, in the meantime, full the highest 5 regardless of their sequence defeat in Sri Lanka.
Defending champions New Zealand occupy the sixth spot, following their defeat to India, with 4 factors.
England, on different hand, have fallen to seventh. Other than dropping the primary two Checks, the Joe Root-led aspect additionally misplaced 10 WTC factors for sustaining a gradual over-rate within the Brisbane Check.
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Bangladesh, who’re winless to this point, are eighth in desk whereas South Africa are but to play a sport within the ongoing cycle.
The Proteas will kick off their WTC marketing campaign with the primary Check of the three-match sequence towards India, beginning in Centurion on December 26.
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