Ben Stokes created history by playing an innings of 155 runs at Lord’s, becoming the first batsman to do so

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Ben Stokes Records: Australia defeated England by 43 runs in the second Test of the Ashes series played at Lord’s. Even though Australia won this test, but this match will be remembered for Ben Stokes. Stokes made many records in his name by scoring a quick century in the second innings of this test.

Stokes became the first batsman to do so in the history of Test cricket

Stokes, who scored 155 runs against Australia with the help of 9 fours and 9 sixes, has become the batsman to score the best score at number six or lower in the fourth innings. Earlier this record was in the name of Adam Gilchrist of Australia.

Best score batting at number 6 or lower in the fourth innings of a Test

Ben Stokes – 155 runs
Adam Gilchrist – 149 not out
Daniel Vettori – 140
Asad Shafiq – 137

Australia take a 2-0 lead in the series

The Australian team has now taken a 2-0 lead in the Ashes series 2023. While Steve Smith played an important role for the team with the bat in the Lord’s Test match, Mitchell Starc played an important role with the ball, taking a total of 6 wickets. Now the third Test match of the series between both the teams will be played at Headingley ground from 6th July.

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