Fol­low that Cap­tain’s task

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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.

Joe Root

Scored a su­perb 190 in the first in­nings as Eng­land beat South Africa by 211 runs at Lord’s, 2017.

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