Sri Lanka Leapfrog India To Reach Top Spot In World Test Championship Points Table. Here’s How

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Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 187 runs within the first Take a look at at Galle© AFP

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 187 runs within the 1st Take a look at match at Galle to take the lead within the sequence. Chasing a troublesome fourth innings goal of 348 runs to win the match, the vacationers have been bowled out for 160 runs within the second innings to offer the Lankans their first win of the second cycle of the ICC World Take a look at Championship (WTC). The victory was arrange by Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne, who scored an impressive century within the first innings (147) and adopted it up with a superb knock of 83 runs within the second innings. Ramesh Mendis was the decide of the bowlers with 7 wickets within the match whereas Lasith Embuldeniya picked up a 5-wicket haul  within the second innings broke the again of the Windies batting.

Because of this win Sri Lanka has climbed to the highest of the World Take a look at Championship factors desk. ICC on Thursday shared a photograph of the WTC factors desk because it stands presently, with the caption, “Sri Lanka on  high. The ICC #WTC23 factors desk after the primary #SLvWI Take a look at.”

The Lankans leapfrogged India, regardless of having solely one Take a look at win underneath their belt as in comparison with India’s two, which got here on the unfinished tour of England. It’s because Sri Lanka have the next proportion of factors (PCT), which is 100 p.c as they’ve received the one Take a look at they’ve performed up to now on this cycle.

India have received two Assessments, misplaced one and drawn one, which places their PCT at 54.17, Pakistan are third as they’ve a PCT  of 50, having received 1 and misplaced 1 of the 2 matches they’ve performed. The desk standings would change relying upon the results of the primary Take a look at between New Zealand and India,  which is presently underway in Kanpur.

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