Alastair Cook youngest to score 9,000 Test runs, overtakes Sachin Tendulkar by 94 days
Cook is also the only cricketer in history who has completed such a feat within a 10-year span. Former India captain Rahul Dravid managed to score 9000 runs in 10 years and 9 days. Cook also becomes the second highest run scorer in the list of current Test players after Kumar Sangakkara.
Why Ben Stokes could be the hero England have been looking for
Ben Stokes' match-winning performance in England's first Test of the summer against New Zealand at their Lord's was arguably the most significant by an all-rounder since the days of Andrew Flintoff. Now, can he proceed to replicate the England great?
England face record chase on Day 5; New Zealand need 10 wickets
There were 171 overs left in the match at the point of Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum's declaration, leaving wide open the possibility of a victory by either of the two sides. The curtailment in all probability means that England will look to play out the Kiwi bowlers and earn a draw on the final day.