Follow that Captain’s task
No pressure Ben … but England’s past four captains all hit a century in their first Test in charge.
Andrew Strauss Scored 128 in the second innings as England drew with Pakistan at Lord’s in 2006.
Kevin Pietersen Scored 100 in the first innings as England beat South Africa by six wickets at the Oval, 2008.
Alastair Cook Scored 173 in the first innings as England beat Bangladesh by 181 runs in Chattogram, 2010.
Scored a superb 190 in the first innings as England beat South Africa by 211 runs at Lord’s, 2017.