Kirk Edwards pleased with his knock – Cricket News Update

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In an ongoing deciding second Test match, Edwards anchored the innings to post a commendable century, which consequently helped his side to 355 in their first innings. After an excellent start provided by the opening pairing of and Kieran Powell, Edwards stole the show with a solid knock of 121, which included fourteen fours and two sixes.
Despite wickets falling from the other end, the centurion kept on accumulating runs before falling to Shakib, who grabbed an impressive five-wicket haul.
The tourist’s skipper, echoed that his batting side must need to combat spin effectively in order to have a rational chance of winning the Test match, after the first five-day game ended in draw.
Edwards’s response was noticeable, with the player shaking off some early nerves to anchor the innings and in return playing the spin with considerable ease. However, he still appreciated the work put in by Shakib, who toiled hard and ended up doing most of the damage, which also included the precious scalp of the century maker.
"They have good players as well and these are their home conditions," Kirk Edwards said. "The pitch looks about the same as it was yesterday but I do think it will get drier and we'll have to play Shakib well. He's a quality player. I find his bowling to be disciplined and he's a really good cricketer."
With the batting firing, pacer, than proved the thorn in the opponents flesh, racing to a five-wicket haul. However, it was Shakib, who then held the innings with a defiant knock of 73.
In the end, Kirk was simply pleased with his efforts and hoped that the team capitalizes on the ascendency provided.
"I really don't have too many innings to rate it against but my mind stood up well. I was able to pace my innings and do what the team required so I'm happy with the day's effort," said Kirk Edwards.



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