Mushfiqur Rahim lauds Ben Stokes for Ashes heroics

In the height of shorter formats of the game, many apprehend that Test cricket is dying. Turning the terms otherwise, Ben Stokes presented a stunning display of revival in Ashes Test.

Mushfiqur Rahim lauds Ben Stokes for Ashes heroics
Ben Stokes and Jack Leach added 76 in last partnership. Photo: Getty Images

In the third Ashes Test in Headingley, England defeated Australia by 1 wicket in a highly dramatic battle. All credit goes to all-rounder Ben Stokes for his incredible knock of unbeaten 135 runs.

The last wicket partnership with Jack Leach counted 76 runs where the last batsman contributed just a single.

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Bangladesh veteran wicket keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim hailed Stokes besides expressing the enjoyment of watching a nail-biting show of Test cricket.

In a Twitter handle, Mushfiqur said, “Who has said that test cricket is dying…you have to sit and watch the Ashes…what a knock by this gentleman waiting to see the 4 th test.”

Featuring 219 deliveries, Stokes slashed 11 fours and 8 sixes in his innings.

England chased down 359 runs to win the match which is the fourth highest run chase by the home team in Tests.

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