Skipper Ben Stokes said England’s momentous triumph over New Zealand is his most prominent success as an England player,
shockingly better than his heroics at Heading and in the World Cup last.
Britain pursued 299 with 22 overs in excess on the last day to win the second Test at Trent Bridge.
Splendid Bairstow drives England to triumph
Britain were set 299 from 72 overs and walked the pursuit in 50.
Besides the fact that the pursuit England’s was’ fifth-most noteworthy ever,
in any case, by scoring at very nearly six runs for each ready to move on and not look back was the quickest they have at any point pursued an objective of more than 100.
Jonni Bairstow were driving them, whose 136 saw him arrive at three figures in 77 balls –
Britain’s second-quickest Test a hundred, while Stokes finished 75 not out.
“I was out there for some time with him and he had the Jonny eyes,” Stokes told Test Match Special.
“You most likely have seen it on TV however when he has those eyes you’re not halting him.
‘Welcome on this style of cricket’ – response
Previous England commander Michael Vaughan on Test Match Special: “Welcome on this style of cricket.
It verily is something else that you can change sentiment rapidly.
McCullum merits a gigantic measure of credit.
He’s advised them to go out and influence the game when they bat. Be occupied. Be positive. Hope to score.”
‘Many thanks to you England!’ – how web-based entertainment responded to England triumph
Adam: Ben Stokes’ meeting toward the end ought to simply be, “Are you not engaged!” in Gladiator voice.
Staggering. Individuals were ridiculing this group’s demeanor three hours prior!
Award: Take a bow Jonny Bairstow – significantly over radio, that was goosebumps on goosebumps.
Al: What an incredible Test match, thank you England for putting on an act, what an extraordinary beginning to the new period!🔱