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Michael Holding slams ‘ridiculous’ World Check championship factors system

Former West Indies cricketer Michael Holding
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Former West Indies cricketer Michael Holding

Former West Indies cricketer Michael Holding slammed the World Check Championships (WTC) factors system and said the format wants tinkering earlier than it will probably attain its full potential.

The inaugural version of the WTC started in August 2019 with the highest 9 groups collaborating as per ICC Check rankings. The ultimate is about to be performed at Lord’s in June 2021 between the highest two groups after the tip of the league stage.

Holding educated his weapons on the factors system and he referred to it as ridiculous. A sequence is value a most of 120 factors, which implies if it is a five-Check sequence then each Check win will give a staff 24 factors. In a two-match sequence, a Check victory is value 60 factors.

“It does not work,” Holding was quoted as saying by Wisden. “To begin with the factors system is ridiculous. You’ll be able to’t play 5 Check matches and get the identical quantity of factors for those who play two Check matches.

“And secondly, in some unspecified time in the future you are going to have groups who know they can not get to the ultimate and so these Check matches aren’t going to be all that entertaining. Folks know it is simply one other sport.”

India have performed the utmost variety of sequence and have gained seven out of 9 matches. They’re at the moment on the prime of the pile with 360 factors.

Australia have performed a sequence lower than India however performed extra matches than Virat Kohli‘s troops. With seven wins in 10 Assessments, they’re positioned on the second spot with 296 factors.

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