Ben Stokes Has The Lowest Strike Rate In The Baseball Era: It is not an easy task for any team to face the England cricket team in Test cricket at this time. The aggressive attitude with which the team started playing under the captaincy of Ben Stokes must have surprised everyone in the beginning. But the England Test team had made it clear from his game that he would hit the ground with positive thinking. For this reason, after the month of June 2022, the Test strike rate of English batsmen was seen at a different level. However, in this matter, Captain Ben Stokes was definitely left behind.
When Ben Stokes was made the new captain of the England Test team after leaving the captaincy of Joe Root, the condition of the team was very bad at that time. But from here a completely new style of England Test team was seen. In Tests also, with T20 thinking, the batsmen started scoring runs on the field. This strategy of the England team was named as baseball considering the thinking of their coach Brendon McCullum.
In the last 1 year, where Harry Brook scored for the England team with a strike rate of 97.92, Johnny Bairstow scored at an average of 96.68. At the same time, Captain Ben Stokes is at the bottom of this list. Stokes has scored runs in Test cricket at a strike rate of 71.42 in the last 1 year.
English team playing with different thinking under the captaincy of Ben Stokes
Test cricket has seen such a rare event so far when a team declared its first innings on the very first day of the game. But under the captaincy of Ben Stokes, the England team is often seen doing this thing. In the first Ashes Test match against Australia, the English team declared its first innings by scoring 393 runs for the loss of 8 wickets on the very first day of the game.
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