West Indies stays in 8th place at WTC points below Bangladesh

West Indies stays in 8th place at WTC points below Bangladesh

According to the ICC, after considering reasonable adjustments and free time, the Craig Brathwaite-led team was found to be two rounds short.

The West Indies finished eighth in the World Test Championship rankings after receiving a two-point penalty for speeding in Antigua's first match against England on Monday. The ICC said it found that the Craig Brassweight-led team was two points behind, after considering reasonable adjustments and time constraints.

As a result, the West Indies were fined 40% of the cost of the match, fined 2 points in the ICC World Test Championship rankings, and 8th behind Bangladesh in 9 teams.

They were one of three teams deducted for free throws.

This was the first throw-over drive of the West Indies in the 2021-2023 championship cycle, but India has so far stopped 3 points and is ranked 9th in 10 out of 10 games. I did.

Depending on the WTC match conditions, teams that fail to pitch within the specified time will be penalized with 1 point and 20% of the game cost.

The four West Indies seams recorded most of the 188.5 overs as England batted long in both innings in the Antigua Test.

West Indies frontline spinner Veerasammy Permaul has achieved only 25 left arm spins in the game. This is a major factor in slow overdrive.

Brasswaite pointed out that there is room for improvement in the second test in Barbados from Wednesday.

"When it comes to run rates, there are a few areas that could be improved: They're just setting and bowling, and they're well trained in that area," Brathwaite said.

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