Indian captain Virat Kohli on Thursday questioned the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) decision to amend the points system of the first World Test Championship (WTC), saying the change was “confusing” and the governing body would have to explain a lot. .
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The ICC had decided to build a ranking of teams based on the percentage of points scored in matches played last week, which pushed India to the second position in the WTC points table. Australia (296 points in three series) topped the table after outclassing India (360 points in four series).
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Virat Kohli angry
Australia has 82.22 per cent while India has 75 per cent marks. Kohli said that the verdict was “surprising” and “difficult” to understand. On the eve of the first ODI against Australia, Kohli said in a video conference, ‘It is definitely surprising because we were told that the top two teams in the World Test Championship will qualify on the basis of points and now suddenly this percentage. It has been on the basis, it is confusing and it is difficult to understand why it is so. ‘
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Kohli raised questions
He said, “If we were told about these things from day one, then it would have been easy to understand the reason why such a change happened.” Kohli said, “But it was done suddenly and I think the ICC needs to ask questions to understand why it was done and what is the reason behind it.”