MAN OF THE MATCH – Ben Stokes (103 runs, 6-46)
It had to be, really. Even taking the 19 minutes of play today in isolation – when England needed someone to win them the game, Stokes obliged. Speculation was rife about how the tourists should go about taking two wickets, with Bangladesh needing 33 for a famous victory. Some thought seam, others wanted spin – somehow you knew Stokes would be involved either way.
Without his wicket of Mushfiqur Rahim late on the second day and third-morning spell of three for nine in six overs, England don’t get their first innings lead of 45. Without his 85Read More »from Bangladesh v England, 1st Test day five: 5 things we learned