England vice-captain Ben Stokes happy to lighten the pressure on Jos Buttler
The tourists were on the brink of defeat in Friday’s series opener, with Bangladesh 271 for four in pursuit of 310 for victory.
But then vice-captain Stokes took charge of a huddle during a break in play and his words had a galvanising effect.
Jake Ball took two wickets in two balls as Bangladesh wilted and England won by 21 runs.
Ahead of today’s second clash in the three-match series, Stokes said of his intervention: “It’s something I would always do. I felt the situation needed it to happen.
“The two guys who were in (Imrul Kayes and Shakib Al Hasan) were going to win it unless we got... read more
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