• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Stokes strikes to foil Bangladesh fairytale

Ben Stokes

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Paceman Ben Stokes picked up the last two wickets in three balls to give England a thrilling 22-run victory over Bangladesh in the first test at Chittagong on Monday (24), as the tourists maintained their perfect record against the South Asian side. It was England’s ninth straight test win over Bangladesh but the hosts also had the chance to record a famous victory, requiring 33 runs when they resumed on 253 for eight on the final morning. “It was a really good test match, I didn’t think we will be here on day five looking at that wicket,” England captain…

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