Playing in solely his eighth Test, the 22-year-old Crawley hit 267 in a record-setting partnership with fellow century-maker Jos Buttler (152) on Saturday (August 22), taking England nearer to a Test sequence victory over Pakistan.
The 393-ball knock put him in 10th place within the all-time record of prime scores by an English participant. “England have found a very good no 3 in Crawley,” Ganguly tweeted “Looks a class player .. hope to see him in all formats regularly.”
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) August 22, 2020
Crawley earlier than the third Test had scored simply 314 runs from 11 innings however notched up a 267 in a single innings. With 22 years and 201 days of age, Crawley grew to become the third youngest England participant with a Test double. Second youngest with a Test double towards Pakistan after Sir Garfield Sobers (21 years 216 days). He additionally grew to become the youngest England No.three to attain a Test double.
Only taking part in the third and closing Test as a result of Ben Stokes has returned to his native New Zealand for household causes, Crawley staked a declare to turn out to be a daily No. three batsman within the England group along with his double century. His 359-run partnership with Buttler is a document for the fifth wicket for England in Tests and it’s joint-sixth highest ever.
His 267 is now the very best Test rating by a batsman who has been dismissed stumped. The earlier greatest was 258 by West Indian Seymour Nurse at Christchurch in 1969.
Highest Test scores by gamers whose first names start with ‘Z’
274 Zaheer Abbas (Pakistan)
267 Zak Crawley (England)
101 Zin Harris (NZ)
88 Zulqarnain Haider (Pakistan)
83 Zander de Bruyn (SA)
78 Zahid Fazal (Pakistan)
75 Zaheer Khan (India)
63*Zulfiqar Ahmed (Pakistan)
56 Zulfiqar Babar (Pakistan).
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