Alec Stewart’s England participant scores: Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad lead comeback in opposition to West Indies

“Stokes is England’s Superman, a match-winning performer and world-class all-rounder. Is there something he cannot do?”

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Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes were England's best performers against West Indies, according to Alec Stewart

Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes had been England’s greatest performers in opposition to West Indies, based on Alec Stewart

It was a memorable collection as England fought again after defeat within the first Take a look at to triumph 2-1 in opposition to West Indies and declare the last-ever Wisden Trophy.

However who had been the primary architects of England’s restoration – and which gamers might want to step it up going into subsequent month’s three-match collection in opposition to Pakistan?

Former England captain Alec Stewart assesses the performances of every member of the Take a look at squad and dishes out the marks…

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RORY BURNS 8/10

Three Checks, 234 runs, common 46.80

Consolidating his place on the high of the order, Burns batted with a great tempo and is forging a really promising partnership with Dom Sibley.

DOM SIBLEY 8/10

Three Checks, 226 runs (common 45.20)

In powerful batting circumstances, it was a great first dwelling collection for Sibley, who’s rising in stature. He’ll hold bettering, including pictures and fluency to his repertoire and, as I at all times say, it is not how however what number of.

ZAK CRAWLEY 5/10

2 Checks, 97 runs (common 24.25)

As but, Crawley hasn’t managed to nail down a spot within the group – however he is proven sufficient promise for the selectors to speculate time in his expertise.

JOE ROOT 7.5/10

2 Checks, 130 runs (common 43.33)

Having missed the primary Take a look at to be current on the start of his daughter, Root captained the facet effectively on his return. He batted selflessly and is returning to his perfect type.

England captain Joe Root hit an unbeaten half-century in the third Test

England captain Joe Root hit an unbeaten half-century within the third Take a look at

BEN STOKES 9.5/10

Three Checks, 363 runs (common 90.75), 9 wickets (common 16.33)

To place it merely – Stokes is England’s Superman, a match-winning performer and world-class all-rounder. Is there something he cannot do?

OLLIE POPE 6.5/10

Three Checks, 134 runs (common 33.50)

Though he was gradual out of the blocks after lockdown, a high-quality 91 within the third Take a look at highlighted Pope’s undoubted class and his catching at quick leg can be a large asset. A famous person within the making.

JOS BUTTLER 6/10

Three Checks, 151 runs (common 30.20), 12 catches

Buttler stored wicket properly all through the collection and his superb 67 at Previous Trafford confirmed what he is able to with the bat. Nonetheless, he’ll have to show a stage of consistency to maintain his critics quiet.

CHRIS WOAKES 8/10

2 Checks, 1 run (common 0.50), 11 wickets (common 16.63)

In dwelling circumstances, Woakes confirmed why the selectors picked him as a part of England’s strongest seam assault for the ultimate must-win Take a look at. A really succesful batsman who did not do his expertise justice on this collection.

Chris Woakes demolished West Indies' second innings with five wickets in the series decider at Old Trafford

Chris Woakes demolished West Indies’ second innings with 5 wickets within the collection decider at Previous Trafford

DOM BESS 5/10

Three Checks, 83 runs (common 83.00), 5 wickets (common 41.60)

At simply 22, Bess continues to be studying his commerce on the highest stage and provided a pleasant glimpse of his big potential. He’ll solely get higher – and extra threatening – in time.

JOFRA ARCHER 5/10

2 Checks, Four wickets (common 50.50)

Regardless of a quiet collection, England’s quickest bowler underlined his capability to unsettle batsmen on any floor at any time. Breaching Covid-19 protocols was a tricky lesson and one he’ll study from.

STUART BROAD 9.5/10

2 Checks, 73 runs (common 73.00), 16 wickets (common 10.93)

Inexplicably omitted on the Ageas Bowl, he answered the selectors and critics in spectacular type, amassing his 500th Take a look at wicket alongside the way in which. His swashbuckling 62 within the last Take a look at was the icing on the cake for a participant who nonetheless has a lot to supply this group.

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Broad discusses his record-breaking profession after taking his 500th Take a look at wicket for England

Broad discusses his record-breaking profession after taking his 500th Take a look at wicket for England

JAMES ANDERSON 7.5/10

2 Checks, 5 wickets (common 30.00)

Neglect Anderson’s age – simply respect his expertise and wicket-taking capability. He nonetheless has the starvation and want to proceed on the highest stage and England have to wrap him up in cotton wool and use him when he is required.

James Anderson is England's leading Test wicket-taker

James Anderson is England’s main Take a look at wicket-taker

JOE DENLY 3/10

1 Take a look at, 47 runs (common 23.50)

Figuring out Root would return after the primary Take a look at, Denly was underneath strain to submit an enormous rating – however he failed to take action and it appears to be like unlikely he’ll be seen once more in Take a look at cricket.

SAM CURRAN 5/10

1 Take a look at, 17 runs (common 17.00), three wickets (common 33.33)

Extremely considered throughout the squad, Curran’s solely Take a look at of the collection proved that his left-arm swing creates wicket-taking alternatives. He’ll need to chase down Woakes’ spot within the group.

MARK WOOD 4/10

1 Take a look at, two wickets (common 55.00)

Wooden displayed good tempo in his lone Take a look at, however he’ll know he wants so as to add consistency and expertise to his bowling armoury and never simply rely purely on velocity.