sport news Paul Collingwood heaps praise on 'magnificent' Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum trends now

sport news Paul Collingwood heaps praise on 'magnificent' Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum trends now
sport news Paul Collingwood heaps praise on 'magnificent' Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum trends now

sport news Paul Collingwood heaps praise on 'magnificent' Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum trends now

Paul Collingwood heaps praise on 'magnificent' Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum for 'making Test cricket entertaining' with bold declaration to push for victory against Pakistan  Paul Collingwood has praised England's Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum Stokes risked losing in declaring to give England a chance of winning the Test The first Test against Pakistan has been dominated by a flat wicket to bowl on Collingwood said Stokes and McCullum are trying to 'make Tests entertaining' 

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England assistant coach Paul Collingwood heaped praise on Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum after another enterprising day of Test cricket against Pakistan, insisting they were ‘two guys willing to risk everything to make sure this game survives’.

As baffled local journalists quizzed him about the wisdom of Stokes’s declaration, which left Pakistan to make 343 in four sessions on a Rawalpindi pitch that has refused to break up, Collingwood said England had the wider picture to consider at a time when the Test format is fighting for its life.

‘It’s magnificent in terms of the bigger picture,’ he said. ‘When Baz and Ben took over, the number one priority was to make Test cricket entertaining, like T20 has been.

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