To the joy of the cricket fans and for England all-rounder Ben Stokes, the honors and accomplishments continue accumulating and know no limits. On Friday, during the third day of the principal Test among England and West Indies, Ben Stokes recorded one more. He turned into the second-quickest all-rounder throughout the entire existence of Test cricket to finish 4000 runs and 150 wickets.
It showed up when Stokes sacked his fourth scalp of the innings to guarantee the wicket of Alzarri Joseph. Thusly, the 29-year-old joined his kindred comrade Ian Botham and four different pantheons, who have accomplished it. He was the pick of the bowlers for England, having gotten done with figures of 4-49 of every 14 overs that likewise included five ladies.
Also, Ben Stokes arrived at the achievement in 64 games while West Indies’ Gary Sobers best the rundown, having done it in 63 installations. Aside from Stokes and Sobers, Jacques Kallis, Kapil Dev, and New Zealand are their comrades.
At present, Stokes is ostensibly outstanding amongst other all-rounders on the planet and possesses the second spot in Tests, behind West Indian skipper Jason Holder.
The second-quickest all-rounder to accomplish the record
In England’s first innings, their substitute skipper bravely battled with his 43 as the hosts packaged out for 204. Just Jos Buttler with 35 was the other man to think of a considerable commitment. Featured considerably hundreds of years from Kraigg Brathwaite and Shane Dowrich, the vacationers increased a convenient lead of 114. Eminent commitments additionally followed from Shamrah Brooks and Roston Chase.
At stumps, Dom Sibley and Rory Burns defeated apprehensive minutes to arrive at 15-0 off ten overs, trailing by 99 runs. While both group’s commanders have assumed imperative jobs for their side up until this point. They should again to tilt the scales to their side’s kindness.