Former cricketer heaped reward on “England’s highest participant” Ben Stokes after the all-rounder smashed his 10th Take a look at hundred to position his staff right into a commanding place on the Outdated Trafford on Friday. The 29-year-old Stokes smashed his 10th Take a look at century and 2nd in opposition to the West Indies on day two of the second one Take a look at. in 356 balls registering his longest innings on the subject of balls confronted.
It used to be additionally the second one time that Stokes had scored greater than 150 runs within the longest structure of the sport.
Vaughan hailed Stokes for his ferocious knock and stated the all-rounder has delivered once more for the England facet.
“England’s highest participant England’s highest fielder England’s maximum impactful bowler England’s highest batsman in this day and age delivers as soon as once more @benstokes38 is a freak … not anything he can not do #TestCricket #ENGvWI,” Vaughan tweeted.
England’s highest participant … England’s highest fielder … England’s maximum impactful bowler … England’s highest batsman in this day and age delivers as soon as once more … is a freak … not anything he can not do …
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan)
The previous England skipper Vaughan additionally lauded Dom Sibley, who scored his 2nd Take a look at century in 312 balls. It used to be England’s slowest Take a look at hundred since 2000.
England declared their first innings on 469-Nine after having performed 162 overs. West Indies are trailing via 437 runs on the finish of day two.
Kraigg Brathwaite and Alzarri Joseph remained unbeaten on six and 14 runs respectively.
Sam Curran pushed aside John Campbell after scoring simply 12 runs. Windies ended the day’s play at 32/1 in 14 overs.