IND VS ENG: Ben Stokes very disappointed to be out on a straight ball. (AP)
IND VS ENG: Ben Stokes Cottonton Sundar dismissed LBW, he was out after scoring 55 runs.
Ben Stokes could not hide the ‘disappointment’ of losing wickets after a good start as his 70 Test matches showed good defensive play for almost two and a half hours while batting in the ‘most difficult conditions’. Stokes scored 55 from 121 balls on the first day of the final Test against India but Washington Sundar’s skidding ball put him out lbw.
Stokes said after the end of the day’s play, “I am very disappointed that I lost the wicket after a good start.” A half-century is not really a score that will win you a Test match. “I was very disappointed that after feeling comfortable on that wicket, I got out this way, especially when I spent two and a half hours and got out on the same skid ball, protecting myself from the skidding ball,” he said. . That is why I was very disappointed with myself. ‘
Stokes is desperate to get out like this
Stokes was even more frustrated knowing what the dangerous ball was and still got out on it. He said, ‘I am very disappointed. After spending two and a half hours, playing well, and trying to avoid getting out on a straight ball, getting out on the same ball is disappointing. Stokes’s team also disappointed with batting performance
He said, ‘I think we are disappointed with the batting. I think we are very capable of scoring runs, so it is disappointing. But it was good to get a wicket at the end of the day. Stokes was hesitant to accept that these were ‘difficult conditions’ for the batting. He said, ‘Yes, I have played around 70 matches so far and I have also told the other players of the team that I have not faced such a difficult situation as a batsman, while I have played all over the world. ‘