Stokes’ feat! Unmatched performance in Tests; Coach McCullum’s record was also broken
England cricket team is on tour of New Zealand. In this tour, a two-match Test series will be played between New Zealand and England. The first match of this series has started from February 16. England captain and star all-rounder Ben Stokes was not able to play a big knock in this match, but he made history with the number of runs and fours and sixes he scored. Interestingly, he also surpassed Brendon McCullum, the head coach of the England team, in this record.
Ben Stokes’ record
In this match, New Zealand team won the toss and decided to bowl. While batting this time, England declared the innings on 325 runs losing 9 wickets. In this innings, England captain Ben Stokes (Ben Stokes) scored 19 runs in 28 balls. He also hit 3 fours while making these runs. After this, England ended the innings of the New Zealand team for 306 runs. Further, in the second innings of England, Stokes scored 31 runs in 33 balls. He also hit 2 sixes and 3 fours during this run. 2 sixes in the second innings made Stokes a special record.
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Coach’s record broken
Ben Stokes became the top player to hit the most sixes in the history of Test cricket. Brendon McCullum, the former New Zealand player and currently the head coach of England, is on the second place in this list. He has hit a total of 107 sixes in Test cricket. In this way, Stokes also broke the record of coach McCullum.
Australia’s legendary wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist is third in the list of players who hit the most sixes in Test cricket. He has hit 100 Test sixes. In this list, West Indies legendary batsman Chris Gayle is at the fourth position with 98 sixes. Also, South Africa’s legendary batsman Jacques Kallis is at the fifth position with a total of 97 sixes in Tests. (Ben Stokes Has Most 109 Sixes in Test Cricket)
Most Sixers in Test Cricket
109 sixes – Ben Stokes*
107 sixes- Brendon McCullum
100 Sixers – Adam Gilchrist
98 sixes- Chris Gayle
97 Sixers – Jacques Kallis
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