Consider the following statements in respect of the ICC World Test Championship:

  1. The finalists were decided by the number of matches they won.
  2. New Zealand was ranked ahead of England because it won more matches than England.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2021 Prelims]

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2


Answer: (d)        

Explanation:

ICC World Test Championship (2019–2021)

  • New Zealand beat India in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final to become the first World Test Champion. This is New Zealand’s first ICC title in two decades.
  • The finalists were decided by the percentage of available points collected not by the number of matches they won. Hence, Statement 1 is not correct.
  • New Zealand has ranked ahead of England due to the percentage of points they collected not because of the match they won. Hence, Statement 2 is not correct.

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