Stokes attained his career-best ranking in Tests after playing the stunning knock.
Mumbai: Ben Stokes trounced American singer Taylor Swift to become a more popular Wikipedia search for a brief period during his blockbuster Headingley Test knock.
Chartr -- an organisation which provides insights through graphical representation disclosed this interesting information.
The International Cricket Council (ICC), re-posted the data on their official Instagram account and said, "For a brief moment last weekend, Ben Stokes was a more popular Wiki search than Taylor Swift".
For a brief moment last weekend, Ben Stokes was a more popular Wiki search than Taylor Swift! . There's no Bad Blood here Tay, but Stokesy's knock was the greatest Love Story of all time. A Gorgeous innings that we couldn't believe in our Wildest Dreams! Shake It Off, your wiki page is Out Of The Woods 🙃 . Data 📊 @chartrdaily . #Cricket #LoveCricket #BenStokes #Ashes #TheAshes #England #TaylorSwift #Data
The ICC showcased their word play by compiling Taylor Swift's hit tracks -- Gorgeous, Wildest Dreams, Shake It Off, Out of the Woods -- together in a sentence to describe Ben Stokes' Headingley innings.
Stokes attained his career-best ranking in Tests after playing the stunning knock. He moved to the second spot in ICC Rankings for Test all-rounders.
Stokes will be next seen in action from September 4 during the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford in Manchester.