The majestic knock of 176 runs by Ben Stokes has made him join the elite list of all-rounders in test cricket. This was Ben Stokes 10th century in test cricket who also happens to have 150 wickets in the longest format.
Ben Stokes now has 4000 runs and 150 wickets in test cricket. Before Stokes, only three more all-rounders have achieved this feat. Gary Sobers, Ian Botham, Jacques Kallis and now Ben Stokes.
Here is the breakdown of the record for all the all-rounders
Garry Sobers – 8032+26+235 (93)
Ian Botham – 5200+14+383 (102)
Jacques Kallis – 13289+45+292 (166)
Ben Stokes – 4248+10+153 (65*)
Ben Stokes has been in a terrific form since the year 2019. He won England the World Cup final single-handedly. In Test cricket, he played one of the most iconic innings to win the test match vs Australia in Ashes.
Currently, in 2020, Ben Stokes has most runs and wickets by any player.