Half The England Batsmen Can't Ever Play Spin Like Joe Root Does, Feels Stokes

Chennai: A great strokemaker himself, star all-rounder Ben Stokes is in awe of Joe Root’s ability to play spin bowling, saying on Saturday that half of England team’s batsmen can’t tackle the tweakers like their captain does. Playing in his 100th Test, Root compiled his fifth double century on the second day of the opening […]

Half The England Batsmen Can't Ever Play Spin Like Joe Root Does, Feels Stokes

Chennai: A great strokemaker himself, star all-rounder Ben Stokes is in awe of Joe Root's ability to play spin bowling, saying on Saturday that half of England team's batsmen can't tackle the tweakers like their captain does.

Playing in his 100th Test, Root compiled his fifth double century on the second day of the opening Test against India here, reaching the milestone with a six off seasoned spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.