Who is James Vince | Who is James Vince England batsman scored his first ODI century after six years ENG vs PAK:
James Vince  |  Photo Credits: AP
- England vs Pakistan ODI series
- James Vince did wonders with the bat
- He scored his first century
After losing two ODIs, when the Pakistan team entered the third and last match, it gave a tough fight to England. Batting first, Pakistan set a target of 332 runs in front of England. In reply, England started poorly and the team lost 3 wickets for 53 runs. In such a situation, it seemed that the host team would falter, but James Vince took the lead. He not only played a match-winning century but also played an important role in cleaning Pakistan’s mess. The 30-year-old Vince came to bat in the 7th over and lasted till the 43rd over.
Who is the centurion James Vince
James Vince was born on March 14, 1991 in Sussex, England. The right-handed batsman started his international career in the year 2015. He made his debut against Ireland, but did not get a chance to bat in the match. There was no result of this match. After that he did not return to the playing XI for several months. He was given a chance in ODIs as well as Tests in 2016. However, Vince could not cement his place in the team. He had to be in and out of the team several times. There came a time when he played only one ODI for England in 2018.
Played 13 Tests and 19 ODIs
James Vince has played only 32 international matches so far. He scored 548 runs in 13 Tests at an average of 24.91. He played three half-centuries. His highest individual score in Tests is 83. He played the last Test in 2018. On the other hand, in ODIs, Vince scored 480 runs in 19 matches at an average of 30.0. He scored 1 century and 2 fifties in ODIs. Let us tell you that recently some England cricketers and members of the support staff became victims of Corona, after which the entire team had to be isolated. In such a situation, Vince got an opportunity to return to the team.
Were craving hundreds for 6 years
At last the drought of James Vince’s hundred was over. He was longing for his first international century for the last six years. Vince scored 102 runs in 95 balls with the help of 11 fours against Pakistan. Vince, who came to play at number four, made not one or two but four partnerships in his innings. He added 51 runs for the third wicket with Jack Crawley and shared 47 runs for the fourth wicket with captain Ben Stokes. He shared an important partnership of 14 with John Simpson for the fifth and 129 runs for the sixth wicket with Lewis Gregory. Haris Rauf to Vince. England won this match by 3 wickets with 12 balls remaining.
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