Stokes underlined his prowess as the rarest of all-round talents with his fifth test hundred, reached with two successive sixes, propelling England to a challenging total of 353.
Root's side drew criticism from pundits for the manner of their 340-run second Test defeat at Trent Bridge, which brought the four-match series level at 1-1, as England lost all 20 wickets inside 100 overs, but the Yorkshireman is adamant his team will turn things around.
"The pressure is now on the England batting line-up, but it's worth remembering that South Africa was in that situation after the first Test".
England's top three have struggled to get going in the series, performing well in only the second innings of the first test.
Over 76: England 249-5 (Stokes 58, Bairstow 32) Tidy over from Maharaj with Bairstow scrambling a singleoff the final ball.
Resuming on 21 with England four down, he showed such maturity and skill against different challenges against the old and new ball and with different partners - at times circumspect, at others hostile. However, under gloomy conditions, the home side suffered first blow when Keaton Jennings was dismissed for a nine-ball duck. The score looked a handy one with unsettled weather forecast to remain for the rest of the Test.
For Westley, it was a case of mixed emotions after getting started but failing to kick on.
However, soon after the lunch break Chris Morris struck and removed debutant Westley (25).
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Wood has struggled with injuries throughout his career, which has restricted the 27-year-old fast bowler to just 10 Test matches since making his debut in 2015 against New Zealand, but the England captain did not seem too anxious by the latest setback. The batsman defends one to gully, but this one is along the ground.
Mark Wood and Liam Dawson have both disappointed as well, the former confirmed to be missing out on his starting place, with Root choosing to play debutant Toby Roland-Jones instead. The lasting memory was that we were bowling on the first day and I think England were in a good position and the way we came back the next day to bowl them out for 385, " he recalled.
"I have almost been involved with the club for 50 years and when I joined you would have thought no way was there ever going to be global cricketers coming through the ranks".
Alastair Cook is bereft of the captaincy these days, of course, after his winter resignation. "You've got to have a group of players that are very smart in the middle and one week they play smart cricket and the next they don't".
England were nonetheless beginning to approach a par score.
Westley also paid tribute to his team-mate, saying: "Cooky batted superbly". He got a brilliant 80 and hopefully he can kick on.
"I'll have a look at the wicket tomorrow and decide what is happening then", the skipper said.
A vote is expected Wednesday on a repeal bill that passed the Senate and the House two years ago but was vetoed by Obama. Only 10 senators voted for the second measure, a symbolic proposal known as the Heller amendment.
Knight appeared in 54 games last season for the Suns , averaging 11 points and 2.4 assists in 21.1 minutes per game. Last season he was in the starting lineup only five times, as he mostly came off the bench.
Murphy also revealed that Paulson will be playing a character named Ally , who will be involved in a "love story' with Kai ". Now, get to know more specific details involving the latest installment of " AHS ".
The MeT Centre here predicted that heavy to very heavy rain would occur at several places in Gujarat during the next two days. Incessant rain over the past 36 hours inundated the north Gujarat districts of Banaskantha, Sabarkantha and Patan.
Hariri said he hopes the partnership between the USA and Lebanon against terrorism will continue until terrorists are defeated. But also, Hezbollah's political wing holds 14 seats in Lebanon's 128-seat parliament.
The Hill is reporting Awan and his family worked for House Democrats for years making millions before the scandal erupted. Five total House employees were investigated for stealing computers and other electronics.
Some 70% of Venezuelans are opposed to Maduro's plan for a Constituent Assembly, according to polling firm Datanalisis. Highways were mostly empty, and businesses shuttered across the country as millions of people observed the protest.
Black Panther sees T'Challa in his first solo adventure after returning home following the events of Captain America: Civil War . T'Challa takes the ground floor near the bar, while Okoye (Gurira) & Nakia (Nyong'o) circle above on the second floor.
Girardi brought in Tommy Kahnle, who got pinch-hitter Scooter Gennett to fly out to center to end the inning. It's amusing to laugh about it now but at the time I was a little upset.
Wildfires lay waste to hillsides along French Riviera
Almost 540 firefighters still are trying to extinguish the blaze that tore through 1,600 hectares of the tourist-heavy region. The Civil Protection Agency reports it has deployed more than 1,100 firefighters and 23 water-dropping aircraft to 13 blazes.
Twitter adds no users in Q2
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Bond 25 to hit screens in 2019
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Real Madrid's PS161m Mbappe deal
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Teen livestreamed crash that killed her sister
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