After a convincing victory over Australia, Team India is almost guaranteed a place in the ICC World Test Championship championship game. On February 19, India defeated Australia in the second Test match at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium by a margin of six wickets. India keeps the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after this victory. India defeated Australia for the 100th time in all international men’s cricket formats during the second Test.
India improved its points percentage in the BGT from 61.66 to 64.06 by winning the second Test. In 16 games during the 2021–2023 WTC cycle, India has won 10, including this one. India is ranked second in the standings with 123 points after losing four and drawing two games. Australia, who now holds the top spot, saw its points percentage drop from 70.83 PCT to 66.67.India’s winning percentage has increased, but their spot in the WTC championship game is still up for grabs. Because Sri Lanka still has a chance to pass India, the results could go against them. India must win one of the final Tests of the BGT 2023 in order to get to the championship game. South Africa, who are now in fourth place, was, however, disqualified from competing in the final as a result of India’s triumph. Australia is also likely to make it to the championship game, although they are still a ways off.
India defeated Australia by six wickets in Delhi’s second Test of the BGT. The visitors scored 263 runs in their opening inning, while India’s response of 262 runs fell short. Australia was in the second inning.in a package for 113. India lost a wicket early in their chase of 115, but they continued their impressive batting performance to take a 2-0 series lead. Indore , Ahmedabad will host the third , fourth Test match respectively.
The second edition of the ICC World Test Championship, which began on August 4, 2021, and will end in June 2023. The final will be contested at The Oval in London from June 7 to June 11. The competition is being contested across two years with 69 games spread across 27 series, with the top two teams moving on to the championship game.