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5 best performances of Ben Stokes in test cricket

By Kaif - February 14, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 14, 2024 05:22 PM
5 best performances of Ben Stokes in test cricket

The England cricket team, led by Ben Stokes, is going to play the third match of the ongoing five-match Test series against India from February 15 at the Saurashtra Cricket Association in Rajkot. Let us tell you that this match is going to be very special for Stokes.

By playing this match, Stokes will complete the figure of playing 100 matches in Test cricket. So in recent times, the kind of aggressive cricket that England has started playing under his captaincy, is known to the world as baseball. Let us know in this article the five best innings played by him in Test cricket.

5 best performances of Ben Stokes in test cricket

5. 6/22 vs West Indies 2017

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In 2017, Stokes took 6 wickets while bowling brilliantly in the first innings of a match against West Indies at Lord's. Thanks to this lethal bowling by Stokes, West Indies were reduced to just 123 runs in the first innings. Also, let us tell you that till the time of writing this news, this is Stokes's best bowling performance in Test cricket.

4. 155 vs Australia 2023

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In the year 2023, during the Ashes series, in the second test match, Ben Stokes played an inning of 155 runs at Lord's. Let us tell you that while chasing 371 runs, Stokes had hit 9 fours and 9 sixes during his innings. However, even after this brilliant innings, England had to face defeat in the match by 43 runs.

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3. 176 vs West Indies 2020

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In the year 2020, in a match against West Indies in Manchester, England had lost three wickets for 81 runs, but after this Stokes took charge of the innings and played a brilliant inning of 176 runs. So, thanks to this tremendous performance by Stokes, England won the match by 113 runs.

2. 258 vs South Africa 2016

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In 2016, Ben Stokes played a brilliant inning of 258 runs in a match against South Africa in Cape Town. Apart from this, in the match he also made a record partnership of 399 runs for the sixth wicket with wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, which is the highest partnership of runs made for this wicket in Test cricket. This is Stokes' best score in test cricket.

1. 135 vs Australia 2019

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Let us tell you that in the year 2019, Stokes played an excellent unbeaten inning of 135 runs against Australia in Leeds. In this match, England achieved a historic victory because of the brilliant innings of Stokes. So Stokes had hit a total of 19 boundaries during this period.

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