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Paine rues missed opportunities; hails Stokes' greatest ever Test innings

6 monthes ago   |   By Cricket365

Australia captain Tim Paine was left ruing the third Test as a missed opportunity for Australia to regain the Ashes after just three Tests, but congratulated Ben Stokes on what he described as ‘the best Test innings he's ever seen'.
Australia appeared on course to reclaim the urn when Jack Leach came to the crease with England still requiring 73 runs to win.
Up stepped Ben Stokes, however, as the Durham all-rounder blasted 11 fours and eight sixes on his way to a match-winning 135 not out.
. willfordy25 has just calmed down enough to give you his summary of THAT! With reaction to Ben...
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Ben Stokes was 'too good' for Australia in 'best Test innings', admits Australia captain Tim Paine

Ben Stokes was 'too good' for Australia in 'best Test innings', admits Australia captain Tim Paine

6 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Tim Paine admitted that Ben Stokes was simply too good for Australia as the England all-rounder produced an "unbelievable" knock to secure a key victory in the third Ashes Test.
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