Twitter reacts to crazy co-incident involving Ben Stokes reminds fans of World Cup 2019 final

Twitter reacts to crazy co-incident involving Ben Stokes reminds fans of World Cup 2019 final
The first match of the three-match Test series is underway between England and New Zealand at Lord's. At the end of Day 3, the match is evenly poised for both teams and the home team needs 61 runs to win. On the other hand, the visitors need five wickets to win the match.

England's chances are better because former English skipper, Joe Root, is playing a solid knock and is unbeaten on 77*. Skipper Ben Stokes also played a gutsy knock of 54 and struck his 27th Test half-century, to help his team come out of misery from 69/4.

England needed 277 runs to win and were at 216/5 at the end of Day 3. However, amidst all the action-packed day, fans saw a moment which recalled the iconic moment that happened in the 2019 World Cup final between both teams at the same venue. Everyone on the ground was taken aback.

It happened in the 43rd over of the fourth innings. Trent Boult bowled a short delivery which was pulled by Joe Root. The ball was collected by the fielder within the circle. Skipper Stokes was already half way down the pitch looking for a single when Root stopped him.

The fielder saw the chance and threw the ball in order to run out Stokes at the bowler's end. The ball eventually hit the bat of Stokes and ricocheted. As that happened, everyone on the field had a smile on their faces, and Boult and Stokes had some funny banter.

The same incident happened in the last ODI World Cup involving both teams at the same venue, which happened in the last over. Needing nine of three balls, the ball got ricocheted off Stokes' bat and went for a boundary, which totally changed the match scenario for the English team.

Fans also couldn't stop them reacting to that moment and shared their reactions.


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