Bangladesh has won the ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 for the first time, and in spectacular fashion. The first Test of the two-match series between Bangladesh and New Zealand was won by Bangladesh by an eight-wicket margin at the Bay Oval. Bangladesh has jumped to the top of the World Test Championship points table with this victory. Bangladesh has climbed to the top of the points standings. With 33.33 percent off points, Bangladesh has moved up to fifth place. Bangladesh has taken a 1-0 series lead that is unassailable. Ebadat Hossain was named man of the match after taking six wickets in the second innings to help Bangladesh to victory.
The team’s ranking will be determined by the percentage of points earned. A win will earn you 12 points, a tie will earn you six points, a draw will earn you four points, and a loss will earn you none. There will be 100% off points for winning, 50% off points for tying, 33.33 percent off points for drawing, and 0% off points for losing.
For any foreign team, winning a Test match on New Zealand soil is a huge accomplishment. Asian teams such as India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have not won a single Test match here in the last ten years, but Bangladesh has ended that streak. Bangladesh ended a 10-year drought by defeating the hosts by eight wickets in the first Test of a two-match series at the Bay Oval. Only two Test teams from New Zealand have won in the last ten years. In the last ten years, no team has been able to defeat New Zealand at home except Australia and South Africa.
New Zealand has played 40 Test matches at home in the last ten years and has only lost five times in that time. Australia and South Africa have both defeated New Zealand twice, while Bangladesh has done so once. In the last ten years, England has played the most Test matches in New Zealand, but has not won any of them, while Sri Lanka has played six Test matches on New Zealand soil, but has not won any of them. In the last ten years, both India and Pakistan have played four Tests in New Zealand, but neither team has won any of them.
Pakistan lost all four tests, while India drew one. Sri Lanka won five of the six matches they played, with one match ending in a tie. When it comes to England, its performance was superior to that of these Asian teams. In the last ten years, England has played seven Tests in New Zealand, losing two of them and drawing the other five. In the last ten years, only South Africa and Australia have not lost a Test match in New Zealand. South Africa played six Tests, winning two and drawing four. Australia played two Tests and won both, while South Africa played six Tests and won two and drew four.