Point table of WTC 2021-23 after IND vs NZ first Test

There was a lot of tension in both squads. The audience was ecstatic, and there was a distinct sense of expectation in the air. Even light had a significant impact in the first Test match between India and New Zealand. The Black Cap held on for a draw in this historic Test match that had it all.

New Zealand was 9 wickets behind in the second innings, and India was on the verge of victory. Rachin Ravindra and Ajaz Patel, the final New Zealand partnership, bowled 8.4 overs to deny India victory.

The host batted first and put up a competitive total of 345, with debutant Shreyas Iyer hitting a century. In response, New Zealand was bowled out for 296 runs. With a score of 234/7, the hosts declared their second innings, setting their opponents a target of 284 to win. However, the Black Caps were able to draw the match after surviving 98 overs.

After the first Test between India and New Zealand, New Zealand is in fifth place in the points table, having drawn their only match in the second WTC cycle.

On the other hand, India is now in second place in the table, having won two of their six matches. Sri Lanka is at the top of the table, with the West Indies in fourth place. The England team is currently in the lowest place in the table, having won only one of their five matches in the second WTC cycle, while Pakistan is in third place.

SRI LANKA 100 12 1* 1 0 0 0
INDIA 50 30 2 2 1 1 2
PAKISTAN 50 30 2 2 1 1 2
WEST INDIES 33.33 12 2* 1 2 0 0
NEW ZEALAND 33.33 4 1* 0 0 1 1
ENGLAND 29.17 14 1* 1 2 1 2