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ENG Vs NZ 2022: Ben Stokes blow away with an amazing win at packed crowd in Trent Bridge

ENG Vs NZ 2022: Ben Stokes has seen and done some incredible things in his international career, but the experience of leading England to victory on day five at Trent Bridge was "blown away" by the experience of completing a chase of 299 in a barely believable 50 overs, achieving the fifth-highest successful run chase - For more updates keep following 99Runs

To finish undefeated on 75 from 70 balls, Stokes hit the winning runs, slicing Trent Boult through the covers for a four that evoked the thrilling climax at Headingley three summers ago.

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However, after Johnny Bairstow shattered New Zealand's dreams of escaping during the last session with a booming 136 from 92, he was the backup act.

It brought an end to a spectacular Test, the eighth-highest scoring of all time, in which England triumphed despite New Zealand amassing 553 runs after being asked to bat.

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Despite conceding a small first-innings lead, England's run rate ensured that all outcomes were still possible heading into the final day, with New Zealand 238 runs ahead and seven wickets down.

Meanwhile Ben Stokes said "That blows Headingley, Lord's, and the World Cup final out of the water."

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