Team India can reach the final of the World Test Championship even after losing the series to Australia
World Test Championship Final Scenario: The four-Test series starting against Australia is important for India in order to reach the final of the World Test Championship. The outcome of this series will largely decide the names of the WTC finalist teams. However, even if India loses, the chances of reaching the final will remain with the help of luck. Let's learn how?
Preparations for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy of the four Test matches to be played between India and Australia have intensified. While Team India is sweating profusely in Nagpur during nets practice, the Australian team is practicing at Alur Cricket Stadium, Bengaluru. The first match of this Test series between the two countries will be played in Nagpur from 9 February. This series will be important series in terms of reaching the final of the World Test Championship. The outcome of this series will largely decide the names of the WTC finalist teams. Along with this series, two other Test series will also be played, whose results will also prove to be important in deciding the contenders for the final.
Australia is currently number 1 in the points table of the World Test Championship rankings. On the other hand, the Indian team is in second place. Even if the Australian team loses the 4-match Test series 0-3 to the Indian team, it will still reach the final. While losing 0-4, Australia would have to depend on the results of the other two-Test series. By the way, a clean sweep of a team like Australia is very difficult. That's why it is certain that he will reach the finals.
On the other hand, talking about the Indian team is certain to reach the final if it wins the series 3-1. If the team's performance in this series is a bit poor or if it loses the series to Australia, it will still have a chance to qualify for the final of the World Test Championship. However, in that case, Team India will have to depend on the results and luck of the other two series.
Team India can reach the final of the WTC if they lose the series one-sided and suffer a close defeat. For this, India will have to hope that New Zealand wins the two-Test series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. If New Zealand wins 2-0, it will be better for India. After this, India will also have to hope that South Africa loses in the two-Test series between South Africa and West Indies.