Australia is ready to square of with the host England in the fourth Ashes test which is scheduled to take place in Manchester. The test will happen from 4th Sept to 8th Sept and both the teams will be fighting to take some lead in the series as they both are leveled till now.
Below we have described two key players from each team who will be playing their best game in the upcoming test.
England Key Players
#1 Ben Stoakes
Leeds test was all about Ben Stokes unbeaten century and his exceptional inning which lead England to the most needed win.
Test batting career average
Runs in 101 innings (2013-2019): 3479 runs
Total runs in England (2014-2019): 1576 runs in 45 innings
Best score: 135* (not out)
Test bowling career average
Wickets in 95 innings (2013-2019): 135 wickets
Total wickets in England (2014-2019): 66 wickets in 26 innings
Overall economy rate: 3.38
Best bowling figure per inning: 6/22
#2 Jofra Archer
The fast bowler has already established his aura in the game by taking his maiden five-wicket haul in the debut test.
In just two innings of debut match 2019 vs Australia
Total wickets: 5
Best bowling figure per match: 5/91
Economy rate: 2.06
ODIs Career Averages 2019
Total wickets in 14 innings: 23 wickets
Economy rate: 4.63
Australia Key Players
#1 Steve Smith
Smith’s injury and absence from the team in the third test put everyone in distress and eventually they somehow paid for it. Now that he is back in the game the team is suddenly bright and strong.
Against England (2010-2019)
Total runs in 44 innings: 2404 runs
Batting Average: 61.64
Highest Score: 239 runs
The Ashes (2010-2019)
Total no. of centuries: 10
Total no. of fifties: 7
In England (2010-2019)
In 26 innings total runs scored: 1331
Batting Average: 53.24
#2 Marnus Labuschagne
We will be wrong if we say he has a little experience in this format, because in just three innings against England he has shown everyone that how impact-full his batting can be.
Against England (2019)
Total runs in 3 innings: 213
Batting Average: 71.00
Highest Score: 80