England beat Ireland by 10 wickets in the Lord’s Test. England had to score just 11 runs in the second innings to win the match. England won the match scoring 12 runs without losing. At the same time, a unique record was registered in the name of England captain Ben Stokes. Actually, Ben Stokes has become the first captain in Test history, who neither batted nor bowled in a Test match, but apart from this, the team won the match. This has happened for the first time in Test cricket history.
At the same time, in this match, England captain Ben Stokes won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Ireland team, coming out to bat first, were down to just 172 runs. In response England declared their innings scoring 524 runs to 4 wickets. Ollie Pope scored a brilliant double century for England. Oli Pope played a 205-run innings off 208 balls. He hit 22 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. Apart from this Ben Duckett played an excellent innings of 182 runs off 178 balls. Andy McBurney took the most of 2 wickets for Ireland.
Ireland scored 362 runs from 9 wickets in their second innings. In the second innings for Ireland, three batsmen crossed the fifty-run mark. Aside from Harry Tector, Andy McBurney and Mark Eder played brilliant innings. Harry Tector, Andy McBurney and Mark Eder contributed 51, 86 and 88 runs respectively. While Josh Tongue took the top 5 wickets for England. Aside from this Stuart Broad, Matthew Potts, Jack Leach and Joe Root all had a 1-1 success.