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Each match of the upcoming WTC will now be contested for the same number of points -- 12 for a win, four for a draw and six for a tie, a change from the previous system where the same number of points were allocated to each series, divided across the number of matches played.

We received feedback that the previous points system needed to be simplified. The Cricket Committee took this into consideration when proposing a new, standardised points system for each match
Geoff Allardice, ICC acting chief executive

“We received feedback that the previous points system needed to be simplified. The Cricket Committee took this into consideration when proposing a new, standardised points system for each match,” said ICC acting chief executive Geoff Allardice in a statement from ICC.

“It maintained the principle of ensuring that all matches in a WTC series count towards a team’s standing, while accommodating series varying in length between two Tests and five Tests,” Allardice added.

As in the first edition of the championship, the nine teams will play six series each, three home and three away with the cut-off date being 31 March 2023.

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