“England currently sits in eighth place in the WTC standings with 40 points, up from 42 after their remarkable triumph. Their point percentage, which dropped from 25 to 23.80, suffered a ding as well “Following their victory against New Zealand at Trent Bridge, England was penalized two WTC points for sustaining a sluggish over-rate. After England was adjudged to be two overs short of their mark, match referee Richie Richardson assessed the fine. England will stay in ninth place in the World Test Championship points standings, but with a change in points and point percentage.

“After their stunning triumph, England’s points count increased to 42, but they are still in eighth place in the World Test Championship standings with just 40 points. Their point percentage, which dropped from 25 to 23.80, suffered a knock as well “According to an ICC statement. For the sluggish over-rate, the team was additionally penalized 40% of their match money.

According to the ICC: “Furthermore, according to Article 16.11.2 of the ICC World Test Championship playing regulations, a team is docked one point for each over they fail to complete. As a consequence, England has been docked two points from their overall World Test Championship count.

“According to Article 2.22 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, England players were penalized 40% of their match fee for the sluggish over rate. For each over their team fails to bowl in the given time, players are penalized 20% of their match money.