Thanks guys, and to Bushy and Ex and WB up above. I was floored by those figures when I realised - over a century for one loss.
Watching Stokes live, I think he looks very good. Strong technically, scores quickly without seeming to take many risks. I rate him. Ballance is technically struggling and needs some time to rectify it.
We chatted about your other question a lot in the Grandstand podcast which is going up tomorrow, I think: basically England have to take a chance, prepare green wickets, and back Anderson and Broad to outbowl the Australians in English conditions. Otherwise they're hostage to the coin.
“That bear? I could totally fight it. It’s not even that big. I’d put it in a chokehold but I just can’t be bothered.”