• Monday, September 26, 2022

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Captain Cook heaps praise on Hameed

Hameed has been described as “Baby Boycott”

By: Eastern Eye Staff

BATTING sensation Haseeb Hameed earned special praise today (November 13) from his captain after scoring the highest runs by a teenager in England history during the first Test against India. The 19-year-old Hameed smashed 82 off 177 balls to record the highest Test score by a teenager for England, beating Jack Crawford’s 74 in Cape Town in 1906. The youngster hit seven fours and a six during his 235-minute stay at the wicket and also shared 180 runs for the opening stand with skipper Alastair Cook who made 130. Their stand saw England take control of the game and also…

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