Cricket

England's Woakes joins elite Lord's club

2018-08-12 15:43
Chris Woakes (Getty)

London - Chris Woakes became just the 10th player in history to have scored a hundred and taken five or more wickets in a Test innings at Lord's when he reached three figures in the ongoing second Test against India.

Woakes was 137 not out when England captain Joe Root declared his side's first innings on 396 for seven, a lead of 289 runs, on Sunday's fourth day.

Woakes's innings, his maiden Test century, meant he now has a place on both the batting and bowling honours boards at Lord's.

The full list is as follows (player, country, score, opponent, year, bowling figures, opponent, year):

Gubby Allen (ENG)

122 v NZL 1932

5-35, 5-46 v IND 1936

Keith Miller (AUS)

109 v ENG 1953

5-80, 5-72 v ENG 1956

Vinoo Mankad (IND)

184 v ENG 1952

5-196 v ENG 1952

Garfield Sobers (WIS)

163 v ENG 1966, 183 for Rest of World v ENG 1970, 150 no v ENG 1973

6-21 for Rest of World v ENG 1970

Ray Illingworth (ENG)

113 v WIS 1969

6-29 v IND 1967

Ian Botham (ENG)

108 v PAK 1978

8-34 v PAK 1978, 6-101, 5-39 v NZL 1978, 5-35 v IND 1979, 5-46 v IND 1982, 8-103 v WIS 1984, 6-90 v SRI 1984, 5-109 v AUS 1985

Andrew Flintoff (ENG)

142 v RSA 2003; 5-92 v AUS 2009

Stuart Broad (ENG)

169 v PAK 2010; 7-72 v WIS 2012, 7-44 v NZL 2013

Ben Stokes (ENG)

101 v NZL 2015; 6-22 v WIS 2017

Chris Woakes (ENG)

137 no v IND 2018; 5-32, 6-70 v PAK 2016

Note: The 1970 series between England and the Rest of the World was eventually stripped of Test status but Sobers's batting and bowling feats in the Lord's match remain on the honours boards.

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