India vs England 5th Test, Ben Stokes: After winning the fifth rescheduled Test against India at Edgbaston by seven wickets, England captain Ben Stokes said that his team is changing the way Test cricket is played in the country. Trying to find it again. The England team has been performing consistently since Stokes and head coach Brendon McCullum took over.
said Stokes, "We are trying to find ways to play Test cricket again to see how Test cricket is being played, especially in England. We know we want to give new life to Test cricket, and the support has been incredible. We are bringing a whole new set of fans to Test cricket. We want to leave an impression."
Stokes conceded that England had some hesitation in chasing 378 in the fourth innings of the Test before starting the home heat, but thanks to efforts from Root and Bairstow, we won.
Stokes praised the opening pair of Alex Lease and Jack Crawley, who gave the hosts a scintillating start to 107 runs in 21.3 overs, between senior batsmen Root and Bairstow leading England’s victory. >Read also…