England are the 11/10 favourites to win the second Test against New Zealand and William Hill can report that over 90% of the early bets have been for Alastair Cook’s team, in what looks like a remarkable turnaround.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes, whose impactful contributions were influential in his side's 124-run win over New Zealand at Lord’s, was all praise for his vice-captain Joe Root’s amazing consistency with the bat.
England players, led by all-rounder Ben Stokes, have had risen up the latest Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after their 124-run win over New Zealand at Lord’s on Monday.
Having not tasted defeat in the league for 19 games Bessborough have now lost two on the bounce after losing to MTSSC by 68 runs in a remarkable Middlesex County Cricket League match on Saturday at Headstone Manor.
England completed a remarkable turnaround on the back of all-round efforts from Ben Stokes and a gritty century by skipper Alastair Cook, winning the First Test against New Zealand at Lord’s by 124 runs even after conceding a 134-run lead in the first innings.
For two magnificent innings under pressure, one a ton that took England to a historic win in the game against New Zealand after walking into tough situations, Ben Stokes is our Cricket World Player of the Week.