England’s new attacking strategy has “sent a message” to gamers in county cricket who wish to get into the Test group, says captain Ben Stokes.
England romped to a goal of 296 within the third Test at Headingley to wrap up a seven-wicket win and full a 3-0 collection win over New Zealand.
They additionally chased 277 at Lord’s and 299 in thrilling vogue at Trent Bridge.
Stokes stated a participant’s methodology “will be on the selectors’ minds” when selecting future squads.
“These last three games should have sent a message to anyone who wants to play Test cricket for England in the next two or three years at least,” he stated.
“It is the manner in which you play, whether that be bat or ball. It wasn’t going to be about stats; it is the manner in which you play.
“We wish to construct on this. It’s not nearly us in the mean time however the future as nicely.”
After resuming on 183-2, England scored the 113 runs required in 15.2 overs on the final day. The innings lasted only 54.2 overs in total.
Joe Root made 86 not out off 125 balls and Jonny Bairstow smashed an unbeaten 71 off 44 to wrap up victory well before tea following a delayed 13:30 BST start.
Against the world Test champions, England scored 539 from 128 overs in the first innings of the second Test before breathlessly pursuing 299 in 50 overs on the final day.
New coach Brendon McCullum stated Stokes is “pushing the envelope” together with his captaincy.
He informed BBC Test Match Special: “He got here in final night time and he stated ‘we must always chase this tonight’. I used to be like ‘skipper, I get the mindset – let’s have a go and see’.
“He genuinely believes that anything is possible in cricket and that’s a good mindset for a captain to have and exactly what this team needed.
“There can be typically the place he pushes too far, however that is OK. I’d quite that than him not pushing it far sufficient.”
Stokes and McCullum, both of whom were appointed before the series, have transformed a side who had won one of their past 17 Tests.
“Sometimes when two persons are fairly related it would not work, however it’s wonderful to work with somebody who needs extra than simply outcomes to go their means as nicely,” Stokes stated.
“I’ve totally loved working with him thus far.”