142* Bill Athey v New ZealandOld Trafford 1986

There was a Sliding Doors theme at the start, when the first ball of the match was hit for four. It was the 1,003rd competitive delivery Chris Woakes has sent down on this tour and was driven back past him by Finch. By contrast, Mark Wood’s first threatened to pierce David Warner’s right ear, skidding off the pitch and forcing the left-hander to flinch for the first time in three months. Wood’s third drew a tough catching chance at cover before he squared Warner up two balls later to find the shoulder of the bat for a simple catch to Joe Root at second slip, the opener falling for two.

158 David Gower v New ZealandBrisbane 1983

The middle of his bat became elusive as shots plinked and plugged in the vast outfield. On 91, he misread the line of a ball from the leg-spinner Adam Zampa and was adjudged LBW. On review, the ball was shown to have hit his pad outside the line while Roy was playing a shot. The umpire’s decision was overturned and he blitzed Zampa’s next ball for six, just out of the reach of long on. On 97, he ran three off his 94th delivery for a fourth ODI hundred.

158 Andrew Strauss v India Bangalore 2011

142 Graham Gooch v Pakistan Karachi 1987

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