Ben Stokes picked up 4 wickets on Day three of the Take a look at at Southampton.© Twitter
England’s stand-in skipper Ben Stokes on Friday turned the second-fastest all-rounder to succeed in the Take a look at double of Four,000 runs and 150 wickets. He achieved the feat throughout the third day of the primary Take a look at match between England and West Indies on the Ageas Bowl. With the dismissal of Alzarri Joseph, Stokes joined former England all-rounder Ian Botham and 4 different greats of the sport within the membership of Four,000 Take a look at runs and 150-plus wickets. He completed with the figures of Four-49 in his 14 overs together with 5 maiden overs.
The 29-year-old all-rounder reached the milestone in 64 video games. Solely former West Indies nice Gary Sobers is forward of him, who achieved the feat in 63 Checks.
Aside from Sobers and Stokes, former South African cricketer Jacques Kallis, India’s Kapil Dev and ex-New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori are additionally on the checklist.
Earlier within the first innings, Stokes performed a knock of 43 runs, the very best for his aspect, and guided them to 204 runs.
West Indies had been wrapped up for 318, taking a 114-run lead.
England will resume their play from 15/zero on day 4 with Rory Burns and Dom Sibley unbeaten on 10 and 5 runs respectively.
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