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West Indies. (Picture by Gareth Copley/Getty Photographs)

West Indies registered a complete seven-wicket win over Bangladesh within the first Check match on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on June 18. The hosts dominated the proceedings proper from the phrase ‘go’ and by no means actually allowed the opposition any likelihood of staging a comeback. Ultimately, all of the Windies needed to do was to chase down a paltry goal of 84 to go 1-0 up within the collection.

Whereas the Carribeans did achieve drawing first blood, they had been additionally in a position to make some developments within the newest ICC World Check Championship (WTC) factors desk. Bangladesh then again suffered a fourth straight loss on this format after being blanked by South Africa 2-0 after which taking place to Sri Lanka 0-1 within the residence collection final month.

West Indies transfer to the sixth place, Bangladesh hit rock-bottom

Within the newest ICC World Check Championship factors desk, Bangladesh languish on the backside with a factors share (PCT) of 14.81%. England’s factors share got here right down to 23.81% regardless of a giant win over New Zealand within the Nottingham Check final week because of a sluggish over-rate offence. The reigning World Check champions New Zealand take the seventh spot with a factors share of 29.17%.

By the advantage of a formidable win within the series-opener in opposition to Bangladesh, West Indies have now gone as much as the sixth place with a PCT of 43.75%. With a factors share of 52.38% and 55.56% respectively, Pakistan and Sri Lanka occupy the fifth and fourth spots respectively. Pakistan misplaced the house collection in opposition to Australia 0-1 whereas the Lankans got here out on high in opposition to Bangladesh in an away collection 1-0.

In the meantime, India who’ve been on a roll within the longest format within the final one 12 months, barring a 2-1 collection loss in opposition to South Africa in December-January, are positioned on the third place with a factors share of 58.33%. South Africa, who’ve been one of the crucial constant sides in Check cricket take the second place with a factors share of 71.43%,

Final however not least, Australia who’ve gained two consecutive Check collection within the final six months take the highest spot on this checklist with a factors share of precisely 75%.

Right here’s the up to date WTC factors desk: