"He is one of those rare players like Virat"- Ben Stokes compared young English player with Virat Kohli

"He is one of those rare players like Virat"- Ben Stokes compared young English player with Virat Kohli

England thrashed Pakistan in the second test at Multan to win the three-match test series with one match to play. The visitors won the first two games in a thrilling fashion to win a test series in Pakistan after a gap of 22 years. A number of English batters have performed well in the series.

One such name from the English middle order who was one of the prime reasons for a win in the second test was Harry Brook, who scored a brilliant century (108) in the second innings of the second test, following his century in the first test.

He helped England give the hosts a competitive target of 355 runs, which proved enough, and the visitors won the game by 27 runs. The English skipper Ben Stokes was impressed with the batting technique of youngsters in sub-continent conditions.

Thus, Stokes heaped massive praise on Brook and compared him with the former Indian captain Virat Kohli for being a brilliant batter across three formats. Brook played his first game for England in 2022, which was a T20I, and did well in a seven-match T20I series in Pakistan.

But before the test series, he had only one test under his belt, which came against South Africa in September. However, he has shown great maturity and has been the highest run scorer in the series with 357 runs at an average of 89.25 and a strike rate of 101.71 with two centuries.

After the win in the second test, Stokes lauded the 23-year-old and said that he is a rare all-format player. He said that Brook has the ability to score runs in all conditions against any opponent, just like Virat Kohli.

Stokes stated, "Brook is one of those rare players where you look across all formats and you can just see him being successful anywhere. Massive shout but Virat Kohli is one of those guys where his technique is just so simple it works everywhere."

Furthermore, the skipper was impressed with his team's visit to Pakistan and winning the series in different conditions. He concluded that it is very rare for an English team to dominate in Pakistan, but they have done it really well.

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