England has been in a zone of playing three wicket-keeper batsmen together for the 1st time in the history of cricket. It is such a delight for Joe Root to have thee quality wicket-keeper batsman in his rank. Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow were already doing wonders for England in all three formats. Now new Surrey Wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes has created the sensation by performing extremely well in his debut test match against Sri Lanka, where he won the man of the match award.
For the last 2 to 3 years England has started the revolution in producing stroke-maker wicket-keeper batsman instead of the old technical copybook batsman who can keep behind the wickets. It will be not wrong to say current Wicket Keepers are driving England cricket to new heights. The new lad Ben Foakes added one more variable in the England wicketkeepers armory.
It is exciting to see 3 extraordinary wicket-keepers in one country, where other nations are struggling to find one quality wicket-keeper batsman. The tough competition going on between all three England wicketkeepers. However, Buttler and Bairstow have delivered consistently for England and they are a vital part of England cricket team. Whereas, Foakes is a great prospect for the English team, who still needs to prove his mental in International cricket. But what he has shown to the world cricket in his debut Test match is something which gives you the real idea about he will go and make it big in the future. There is also a possibility if Foakes do well in Test, he would be considered for 2019 World Cup.