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Fired-up Stokes puts England in command against Bangladesh

Ben Stokes

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An inspired Ben Stokes revived England with ball and bat on the third day against Bangladesh on Saturday (22) to put the visitors firmly in control of the opening test in Chittagong. Stokes produced a brilliant effort to complete figures of 4-26 on a pitch largely unresponsive to pace bowling, triggering a batting collapse as Bangladesh were dismissed for 248 to give England a first-innings lead of 45. Stokes then walked in to bat with England tottering on 46 for four in the second innings and propped up his team with a fighting 85. At stumps, England had reached 228…

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