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Team India drop to 5th in WTC standings after Cape Town Test loss, road to final gets tougher

Crew India drop to fifth in WTC standings after Cape City Take a look at loss, street to last will get more durable | Cricket Information

India’s seven-wicket loss to South Africa within the series-deciding third Take a look at has price them a prime 4 spot as Virat Kohli and his males slipped to the fifth place within the World Take a look at Championship standings. India, the runners up of the inaugural version of the WTC, are presently positioned fifth in second cycle with a 49.07 share of factors gained (PCT), which is taken into consideration slightly than the factors earned.
India have performed 9 Exams within the second cycle of WTC, successful 4, shedding three and drawing two. They’ve 53 factors, the very best amongst all groups to date. After the second Take a look at India had been in fourth place with 55.21 PCT and South Africa had been one slot behind with a PCT of fifty.
WTC factors desk: the sequence left for India are 2 Exams vs Sri Lanka (H), 1 Take a look at vs England (A), 2 Exams vs Bangladesh (A) and 4 Exams vs Australia (H).
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) January 14, 2022
However the win within the Newlands Take a look at has helped South Africa (66.66 PCT) rise to the fourth spot. Presently, Sri Lanka leads the standings with a 100 PCT adopted by Australia (83.33) and Pakistan (75).
Reigning champions New Zealand, who drew a two-match sequence with Bangladesh at residence earlier this week, are positioned sixth with a PCT of 33.33.
Nice world participant within the making, reminds of Gundappa Viswanath, Ravi Shastri says about Keegan Petersen
Former India head coach Ravi Shastri has lavished wealthy reward on Keegan Petersen, saying the South African batter reminded him of the legendary Gundappa Viswanath. Petersen proved to be a vital member of the South African group that defeated India 2-1 within the just-concluded Take a look at sequence.
The batter scored twin fifties within the third Take a look at in Cape City and was adjudged the Participant of the Match in addition to the Participant of the Sequence. “Keegan Peterson (KP). Glorious initials (@KP24). A terrific world participant within the making. My childhood hero Gundappa Vishwanath involves thoughts #SAvIND,” Shastri tweeted.
Thought to be probably the greatest batters throughout his period, the right-handed Viswanath, who performed 91 Exams and 25 ODIs for India, possessed supple wrists which he used to nice impact in taking part in sq. cuts. The 28-year-old Petersen can be equally wristy.
Shastri additionally stated ‘KP’ was an awesome preliminary, referring to the previous England skipper Kevin Pietersen, one of the fascinating batters. Petersen ended the three-match sequence with 276 runs in six innings, together with three essential half-centuries.
(with company inputs)

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