Journalist Nidhi Dave.
England finished third in the points table of the ICC World Test Championship after winning the rainy Test against the West Indies by a huge margin of 269 runs. Although England had earlier won the second Test and reached the third position, now England has secured the third position with 226 points. In the current points table of the ICC World Test Championship, the Indian team is at the top with 360 points. Australia is second with 296 points and now England is third with 226 points. New Zealand is in fourth place with 180 points. Pakistan is fifth with 140 points and Sri Lanka is sixth with 80 points, while the West Indies have only 40 points and are seventh. Eighth-ranked South Africa have six points and last-placed Bangladesh have yet to open an account in the points table of the World Test Championship. Before the start of the series, England were fourth with 146 points, 34 points behind New Zealand. At the ICC World Test Championship, England drew the five-match series 2-2 against Australia, while winning the four-match series 3-1 against South Africa. Thus far the England team has played three series, but the England team has played the most 12 Test matches. The West Indies’ last series was on Indian soil, in which they lost 0-2. The England team is now scheduled to play a series against Pakistan, the first match of which will start on August 5. 120 points are at stake in each series under the World Test Championship, which is divided by the number of matches in the series. Stuart Broad’s Best Bowling at the World Test Championship Stuart Broad has become the best bowler in a Test match at the World Test Championship so far. Broad picked up a total of 10 wickets for just 67 runs in the final Test against the West Indies. Thus he has left Nathan Lyon behind. Nathan holds the record for best bowling at the World Test Championship so far. Leo was 10 wickets quick at 118 in the Test against New Zealand, but now Broad has overtaken him. In the first innings against the Windies, Broad was quick for six for 31 and four for 36 in the second innings. India’s Ishant Sharma is third on the list with nine wickets for 78 runs.