Ben Stokes hit a hat-trick of sixes, scored a blistering century, Lord’s Test became exciting
Ben Stokes century: England captain Ben Stokes scored a brilliant century on the fifth day of the Lord’s Test. Ben Stokes touched the century figure by hitting 3 consecutive sixes. The England captain hit Cameron Green for 3 sixes in 3 consecutive balls. Till the time of writing the news, Ben Stokes is playing by scoring 108 runs in 147 balls. So far he has hit 9 fours and 4 sixes in his innings.
Target of 371 runs for victory in front of England
At the same time, in this match, there is a target of 371 runs for victory in front of England. Till the time of writing the news, the host England has scored 243 runs for 6 wickets. Now England need 128 runs in 70 overs to win the match. At this time England captain Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad are playing. There has been a partnership of 50 runs in 31 balls for the seventh wicket between the two players.
Flop show of English batsmen, hopes pinned on Ben Stokes
Earlier, England opener Ben Duckett scored an inning of 83 runs in 112 balls. He hit 9 fours in his innings. However, apart from this, batsmen like Jack Crawley, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Harry Brook and Johnny Bairstow disappointed, but thanks to the century of Ben Stokes, the hosts remained in the match. The stormy batting of Ben Stokes can be gauged from the fact that a partnership of 50 runs has been done with Stuart Broad in just 31 balls, but Stuart Broad has scored only 1 run.
Till now the condition of Kangaroo bowlers has been like this
Talking about Australia’s bowlers, so far Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins have taken 2-2 wickets. While Josh Hazlewood got 1 success. However, the Australian bowlers will be eyeing to send Ben Stokes to the pavilion as soon as possible. Now the game of 70 overs is left on the fifth day, while England have to score 128 runs. At the same time, Australia needs 4 wickets to win the match.
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