New Delhi. Team India has increased the heartbeat of Australia by winning the first 2 matches of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. In the second test held in Delhi, India (IND vs AUS) got a big win by 6 wickets. With this, under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the Indian team has made an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the 4-match series. This series is part of the World Test Championship (WTC). In such a situation, a big difference is visible in the point table of the team with every defeat. Even after 2 consecutive defeats, Australia’s team is still on top of the table, but the difference between it and number-2 team India has reduced considerably. India has to win one of the remaining 2 tests to qualify directly for the final. On the other hand, if Australia’s team loses both the remaining matches, then it can also be out of the final race.
Before the second Test, Australia had 70.83 per cent marks after 16 Tests. He had won 10 while he had lost in 2. This is his third defeat. Now the team has scored 66.67 percent marks. At the same time, the Indian team had 61.67 percent marks before the second test. After the victory, he got 12 more points. He has got 64.06 percent marks. India has played 16 matches so far. This is his 10th win. He has got defeat in 4.
Opportunity became for Sri Lanka
If Australia’s team loses both the remaining matches against India, then it will get 59.65 percent marks. Sri Lanka’s team is currently at number three with 53.33 per cent marks. He has to play the last series against New Zealand at his home. If the Sri Lankan team wins both the matches, then it will get 61.11 percent marks and will enter the title round.
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Australia can reach the final even after losing all four matches. If Sri Lanka wins 1-0 in New Zealand, then it will have only 55.56 percent marks and it will be out. Only 3 Tests are now left in the race for the final. South Africa is also out with this. Talking about the first season of the championship, even then the Indian team reached the finals, but lost to New Zealand. The final is to be played in England’s over from June 7.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : February 19, 2023, 14:08 IST