IND vs ENG: England took a 1-0 lead after beating India by 227 runs within the first Check.© BCCI
England’s winning start against India of their ongoing four-Check sequence has saved alive their hopes of creating it to the ultimate of the World Check Championship, scheduled to be performed on the Lord’s in June. The victory on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday has lifted England to first place with 70.2 percentage points and so they’ve improved their probabilities of securing one of many three sequence ends in their favour that would see them by means of to the ultimate — 3-1, 3-0 or 4-0.
New Zealand have already qualified for the final successful 70.0 per cent of their matches (with no different sequence scheduled) whereas India and Australia stay in rivalry for the opposite place together with England.
India, who’ve slipped to the fourth place with 68.3 share factors, can not afford one other loss within the four-match sequence and shall be trying to win a minimum of two of the remaining three matches to safe a 2-1 or 3-1 consequence and a spot within the last.
Australia will get to function in a Trans-Tasman summit conflict if the India-England sequence is drawn or if England win 1-0, 2-1, or 2-0.
Pakistan’s 2-0 home win over South Africa sees them end the sequence within the fifth place with 43.3 share factors, whereas South Africa slip to the sixth place with 30.0 share factors.
West Indies are seventh with 23.8 share factors after their epic victory in the first Test against Bangladesh, who’re final on the desk and but to win a degree.
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