Ben Stokes becomes the first all-rounder in England since Andrew Flintoff to be named the world’s No. 1
Ben Stokes becomes the first all-rounder in England since Andrew Flintoff is named # 1 in the world as his sensational man-of-the-match show against the West Indies overtakes Jason Holder in the rankings.
- Ben Stokes is now officially the best all-rounder in the world of cricket
- Stokes did not score 176 and 78 and claimed three wickets in the second test
- His outstanding efforts have made him surpass the Jason Holders of the West Indies
- He is the first Englishman to reach the top 14 years ago since Andrew Flintoff
Ben Stokes is now officially the best all-rounder in the world after his extraordinary performance in England’s series-leveling victory over the West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford.
The 29-year-old didn’t beat scores of 176 and 78 and also claimed three wickets to surpass West Indian captain Jason Holder, a longtime occupier of the position, as the No. 1 on ICC’s Test rankings.
Due to Stokes’ man-of-the-match display, he took a 38-point lead over Holder – who had been in the all-rounder category for 18 months – in the final test of the # raisethebat series starting Friday in Manchester.
English star Ben Stokes is now officially the best all-rounder in the world of cricket
Stokes put on a man-of-the-match display to drag England past the West Indies in Manchester
He is the first Englishman to reach the top 14 years ago since Andrew Flintoff and the vice captain of the Test has also risen to third place in batting alongside Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne, following his rich form since international cricket fourteen returned behind closed doors days ago. ago.
Only Steve Smith and Virat Kohli are ahead of Stokes, ahead of renowned duo Joe Root and Kane Williamson.
Meanwhile, Stuart Broad, who was not selected for the opening test, has returned to the top 10 after claiming three wickets in each inning.
Broad, 34, is now England’s top-ranked bowler, a place for James Anderson, who rested for the second game of three.
He is the first Englishman to be the best all-rounder in the world since Andrew Flintoff (above)
Due to Stokes’ extraordinary performance, he took over the West Indian captain Jason Holder