For the 3rd time in 2 years, the venerated world record for the 6th wicket in all test cricket has been smashed.
So let's put these records side by side and compare them. The first was BJ Watling(124) and Brendon McCullum(302) 352 at the Basin Reserve against India, a home game. The following year against Sri Lanka BJ Watling again (142*) and Kane Wiliamson (242*) set a new mark of 356 also at The Basin Reserve. And now we have England's Stokes/Bairstow smashing that mark. If you look at the
Sorry England. On paper you have it but let's not forget - Ben Stokes is a Kiwi, albeit a Ginga one.