Ben Stokes emotional tribute to late father after hitting 11th test century wi vs eng 2nd test


West Indies vs England 2nd Test: The second test match of the three-match series is being played between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval ground in Barbados. The second day of the match was in the name of England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes, who played a blistering innings of 120 runs off 128 balls. Stokes also crossed the 5000 Test run mark during this innings. This innings was very special for Stokes, as he has been troubled by his form for some time now. After the death of his father, Stokes took a break from cricket for some time.

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He returned to the field after a mental health break, but was not seen in the old complexion. This innings of Stokes has proved that this all-rounder is still one of the best players in the world. Stokes looked up at the sky after completing his century and gave an emotional tribute to his father. Stokes hit 11 fours and six sixes during his innings.

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England declared their first innings at 507 for 9. Apart from Stokes, captain Joe Root scored 153 and Dan Lawrence scored 91 runs. In reply, West Indies scored 71 for one wicket till the end of the second day’s play. Craig Brathwaite is playing on 28 and Shamrah Brooks is making 31 runs.

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