Q. Consider the following statements in respect of the ICC World Test Championship:
1. The finalists were decided by the number of matches they won.
2. New Zealand was ranked ahead of England because it won more matches than England.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Why this question: New Zealand became ICC World Test Champions after beating India.  

Ans) d 

Exp) Option d is correct. 

Statement 1 is incorrect. 

Finalists of ICC World Test Championship are to be decided by percentage of points earned, not by the number of matches won by them. 

Statement 2 is incorrect. 

New Zealand won less matches than England but won more points, thus entering the final.  

Source) https://www.icc-cricket.com/news/2177618#:~:text=New%20Zealand%20are%20ICC%20World,a%20boundary%20from%20Ross%20Taylor. 

Subject) Sports Current Affairs