Ben Stokes led England managed to pick up an interesting win over Pakistan in the 1st match of the 3 match series between England and Pakistan.
The England team visited Pakistan for the first time after 17 years to play a Test series. It all started with a bang for the England team as they picked up the win the 1st match to take a 1-0 lead in the 3 match series.
England captain Ben Stokes is particularly being praised for his brilliant captaincy, especially his decision to declare the inning at the moment when the target seemed good enough for Pakistan to chase with a day’s play left.
Following that, Ben Stokes revealed that he didn’t wanted the match to finish in a draw, neither did any of the England players wanted a draw. After this, people have also indicated that former India captain Virat Kohli had also said the same thing a couple of years back, and Twitterati have reacted to the same.
Ben Stokes said, “I’ve got no interest in trying to play for a draw, the dressing room has no interest in playing for a draw”.— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) December 5, 2022
Virat Kohli in 2014 – playing for a draw is a negative approach. We have to believe in winning the game.
Ben Stokes in 2022 – I’ve no interest in playing for a draw.— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) December 5, 2022Advertisement
Virat is clearly ahead of time and defined the approach needed for test cricket https://t.co/KLfZusMGd4— Omniest (@prakashlcd007) December 5, 2022
Virat Kohli was way head of this Bazball Approach. Virat Kohli never settled for Draw,wanted to win match at any cost. Virat Kohli was Legend Captain, he revived Test Cricket in India.— Vicky Shinde (@iamshinde83) December 5, 2022
What Others are doing now Virat has already done that before 9 years ….That’s Why He is One of the best test captain and best test captain of india ….I know some Rohit fans will cry after reading this …U can 🙃— Aarav Mavi (@AaravMavi14) December 5, 2022