Chris Woakes becomes a legend of Lord’s after scintillating century

• All-rounder joins elite group on all three honours boards
• Woakes: ‘It was a sweet day after a frustrating summer’

Chris Woakes spoke of a boyhood dream coming true, at the venue where his statistics continue to astound, after a maiden Test century that demonstrated the high regard in which this understated but talented all-rounder is held.

The 29-year-old’s bat-raising celebrations after a scrambled three off Hardik Pandya brought Lord’s to its feet, the England balcony packed by applauding team-mates and social media awash with tributes to one of the sport’s most popular protagonists.

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