Ben Stokes’ fiery innings of 99 of 52 pushed England to complete the sport rapidly.
The 2nd ODI between India and England noticed some class hitting by visiting batsmen, which in the end handed them a victory by six wickets. After India positioned a wonderful goal of 336 runs in entrance of England, Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes determined to devastate the bowling arrange of hosts and made the 300 plus goal look too atypical. When Jason Roy left the sphere after his half-century, Stokes and Bairstow started with fiery hitting all throughout the bottom.
While Bairstow hit a terrific century (124 of 112), Ben Stokes (99 of 52) missed his well-deserved ton by only a run. When the Southpaw walked again to the pavilion, he didn’t overlook to recollect his late father once more. Ben’s father, Ged Stokes, handed away final yr whereas battling mind most cancers, and it’s a recognized incontrovertible fact that he was too connected to his father.
The English participant has been seen giving tribute to his late father numerous instances on the sphere, and throughout the 2nd ODI, he was seen apologizing to his father for lacking a ton. While Stokes walked again, he was seen saying sorry to his father whereas trying up, and the video of the identical began floating on social media very quickly.
Ben Stokes apologizes to father for lacking a ton within the 2nd ODI
— Dhirendra pratap singh (@TradingNow3) March 26, 2021
After his father handed away final yr, the England cricketer posted a heartfelt observe on his Instagram deal with that read- ‘In different places now me and you Ged but knowing you’ll at all times have this smile in your face make’s me smile each time I consider you. love you eternally and at all times.’
Talking concerning the 2nd ODI, the visiting workforce received the sport effectively inside 44 overs. While Bairstow smashed 11 fours and 7 sixes, Stokes hammered Indian bowlers for 10-sixes and 4 fours. Kuldeep Yadav and Krunal Pandya remained manner too expensive for the hosts. Talking concerning the batting of India, KL Rahul turned heads together with his stylish ton and helped India put up a wonderful whole with assist of Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli.