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WATCH: Ben Stokes smashes 5 sixes, 1 four in single over, finishes with 161 off 88 on return to County cricket

Bibliometric Details: Issue No: 5 | Issue Month:May | Issue Year:2022

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Ben Stokes smashed spinner Josh Baker for a whopping 6,6,6,6,6,4 in a single over

England’s new Check Captain and Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes on Friday (May possibly perchance additionally simply 6), smashed an innings 161 off simply 88 balls with a legend-breaking 17 sixes in a single county cricket innings. By doing so, Stokes crossed Australia’s Andrew Symonds’s legend, who representated Gloucestershire and smacked Glamorgan for 16 sixes abet in the twelve months 1995.

As opposed to Symonds, Graham Napier of Essex county had hit Surrey for 16 sixes in a single county cricket innings in 2011. He completed this feat all the device through his facet’s match towards Worcestershire in the County Championship Division Two 2022 at Fresh Road in Worcester.

This memorable knock by the Englishman additionally integrated an onslaught in the 117th over of the game, by which he smashed spinner Josh Baker for a whopping 6,6,6,6,6,4 in a single over.

Checkout the 34 runs over right here…

Ben Stokes has simply hit a 64 ball 100 together with a 34 over.

Ridiculous batting

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— Oddschanger (@Oddschanger) May possibly perchance additionally simply 6, 2022

This swiftly-tracked Stokes from 70 (59) to 100 (64). The all-rounder used to be finally pushed aside by Worcestershire captain and spinner Brett D`Oliveira. His 88-ball 161 at the close integrated 8 fours and 17 sixes.

At the innings atomize, Durham stands at 580/6 declared in 128 overs, with Ned Eckersley and Liam Trevaskis unbeaten at 0. For Durham, Sean Dickson (104), Keegan Petersen (50), captain Scott Borthwick (89), David Bedingham (135) additionally done some intellectual knocks. Pacer Ben Gibbon used to be the make a selection of the bowlers for Worcestershire, getting 2/94 in 25 overs, with four of them maidens.

Notably, England Cricket Board in April announced the appointment of all-rounder Ben Stokes because the boys’s Check group captain. Stokes succeeded Joe Root in turning into the 81st captain of the England men’s Check group.

Immediate Rankings: Durham 580/6 declared (Ben Stokes 161, David Bedingham, Ben Gibbon 2/94) vs Worcestershire.

With ANI inputs

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