In the ICC Test World Cup India has faced its first defeat in the tournament. In the India tour of New Zealand, India is scheduled to play the two-match test series in the tournament.
The first test match of the tournament was held at Wellington and NZ won the game by 10 wickets. Having just got 8 runs lead in the second innings, NZ chased the run easily against India and won the game.
So far India has played 9 Test games and won 8 out of it and tied one game. In the last 10 test games, this is the first loss for team India. Overall after the announcement of the ICC Test World Cup, this is the first loss for the team in India. With 8 wins and one tie India is at the top of the table with 360 points followed by Australia who are at the 2nd place with 296 points.
In World Test Championship— ComeOn! Cricket 🏏🇮🇳 (@ComeOnCricket) February 24, 2020
No. of matches taken for the 1st Loss
1 – England
1 – Bangladesh
1 – New Zealand
1 – Pakistan
1 – South Africa
1 – Westindies
2 – Sri Lanka
3 – Australia
8 – India*#NZvsInd
By winning this game NZ has gained 60 points and surpassed Sri Lanka to capture the 5th position in the points table of ICC Test World Cup. Defeating an undefeated team in the tournament must give lots for confidence to NZ in this Test World Cup.