India must win the 4th match of the ongoing Border Gavaskar Trophy series against Australia in order to qualify for the WTC final. As an alternative, Australia would advance to the final if the series were drawn since they had the superior run rate. This means that India must win the fourth and final match of the series, which will take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
In this article, we will discuss the scenarios which help India to qualify for WTC.
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About WTC Final Qualification Scenarios
There has been a lot of discussion around the current standings and potential outcomes of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final, which will take place at The Oval, London from 7 to 11 June. There is also a reserve day (12 June). Various qualification scenarios will be discussed in this article, including what would happen if India draws or loses its upcoming fourth Test.
Scenario 1: India wins the fourth Test against Australia
If India wins the fourth Test against Australia, they will qualify for the WTC final without further calculations. With a series win against Australia, India will reach the top of the WTC points table and secure their place in the final.
Scenario 2: India draws the fourth Test against Australia
The Indian team still has a chance of qualifying for the World Test Championship final, even if they draw the fourth test match against Australia then the equation will become more complicated. If India will need to become a finalist of WTC so England to win the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka, and the West Indies to beat Bangladesh in their upcoming series. When these results will have to go in their favor then India will qualify for the final.
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Scenario 3: India loses the fourth Test against Australia
The chances of India making it to the WTC final become very slim if they lose the fourth Test match against Australia, but even then, India will need a lot of results to go in their favor.
India will need England to win the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka, and the West Indies to beat Bangladesh in their upcoming series. In addition, India will also need South Africa to beat Australia in their upcoming Test series.
In this scenario, India will qualify for the final only if all of the above results go in their favor.
Current WTC Team Ranking
As of March 7, 2023, the current standings of the WTC are as follows:
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Q. When 4th test match of Ind vs Aus will start?
A. Ind vs Aus 4th test match is started on 9 to 13 march at Ahmedabad Cricket Stadium.
Q. Will India reach the final of WTC?
A. There is a maximum chance that India will qualify for the WTC final but exactly what happens we will see after the match.
Q. Will India reach the final even after the 4th test match draw?
A. Indian team still has a chance of qualifying for the World Test Championship final, even if they draw the fourth test against Australia. When England wins the ongoing Test series against Sri Lanka and West Indies beat Bangladesh in their upcoming series.
Q. When and Where WTC final will start?
A. WTC final will start from 7 to 11 June at The Oval, London.