The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed the factors system for the second version of the ICC World Take a look at Championship (WTC) in addition to the bilateral collection that shall be a part of the 2021-23 cycle commencing subsequent month.
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Every match of the upcoming WTC will now be contested for a similar variety of factors – 12 for a win, 4 for a draw and 6 for a tie, transferring away from the earlier system the place the identical variety of factors have been allotted to every collection, divided throughout the variety of matches performed.
ICC Appearing Chief Govt Geoff Allardice stated the adjustments had been made to simplify the factors system whereas taking learnings from the disruption final yr:
“We obtained suggestions that the earlier factors system wanted to be simplified. The Cricket Committee took this into consideration when proposing a brand new, standardized factors system for every match. It maintained the precept of guaranteeing that each one matches in a WTC collection depend in the direction of a workforce’s standing, whereas accommodating collection various in size between two Assessments and 5 Assessments.
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“Through the pandemic we needed to change to rating groups on the factors desk utilizing the proportion of accessible factors gained by every workforce, since all collection couldn’t be accomplished. This helped us decide the finalists and we have been capable of full the championship throughout the scheduled time-frame. This technique additionally allowed us to match the relative efficiency of groups at any time, no matter what number of matches they’d performed.”
WTC 2 Fixtures: As within the first version of the championship, the 9 groups will play six collection every, three residence and three away with the closing date being 31 March 2023.
WTC Fixture checklist:
|Group||Residence Sequence||Away Sequence|
|Australia||England||South Africa||West Indies||India||Pakistan||Sri Lanka|
|Bangladesh||Pakistan||India||Sri Lanka||South Africa||New Zealand||West Indies|
|England||India||South Africa||New Zealand||Pakistan||West Indies||Australia|
|India||Sri Lanka||New Zealand||Australia||Bangladesh||England||South Africa|
|New Zealand||South Africa||Bangladesh||Sri Lanka||England||Pakistan||India|
|Pakistan||Australia||England||New Zealand||Sri Lanka||West Indies||Bangladesh|
|South Africa||India||West Indies||Bangladesh||Australia||England||New Zealand|
|Sri Lanka||West Indies||Australia||Pakistan||Bangladesh||New Zealand||India|
|West Indies||Pakistan||Bangladesh||England||Australia||South Africa||Sri Lanka|