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England manager Brendon McCallum thinks it's “scary” to how good Ben Stokes' captain will be after his side whitewashed Pakistan 3-0 in the Test series “. The former New Zealand batsman, credited with revolutionizing the way England played cricket, said the team's performance in winning the series in Pakistan was outstanding. “Ben has had a transformative impact over the past and his work on and off the pitch has been fantastic,” McCallum told Sky Sports.

“There's a lot of mavericks and a lot of genius,” he added.

“He just has an insatiable appetite to keep pushing the game forward, is impressive. But for me, it's the people management, it's the consistency of the message, it's the sheer passion and drive, He had to make a big change in the game of test cricket, and English cricket, which was most impressive.

“So I feel lucky that I took over the job when Stokesey was in charge and I think he's only going to get better and better, which is pretty scary.

“Because if he continues to improve and push this team forward, with the talent in the dressing room, they're going to shake it up anyway.” McCallum played down his role in England's transition, saying Stow Kex has been outstanding in the series and praised the captain's ability to get the best out of every player.

“I think this side is building a very good image of the captain. It's his mantra,” McCallum said.

“He wanted to do something meaningful and leave a legacy and an impact in Test cricket and he's delivering on that,” he added.

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“Honestly, I'm not going to do everything,” McCallum joked.

“I just make sure the players stick to what they believe in, they want to be the best version of themselves.

“Honestly, it's a very cushy job … don't tell my boss. But I'm really enjoying myself and honestly, I couldn't have asked for a better opportunity.” Stokes said Tuesday at He told his post-match meeting that he was very pleased with how the series turned out.

“Once we go home for Christmas and New Years, it will sink in. To win three-nil here is something to be proud of.” Pakistan captain Babar Azam insisted the Test squad was in a rebuilding phase.

“We will look back at the series and try not to repeat it. The series was positive for us and we have to learn from it,” Babar said at the National Stadium.

The Pakistan captain pointed out that experienced players are needed in Test cricket.

He also insisted that none of the players in the Test were shut down.

“We had the quality to win the first two Tests but didn't take our chances and that was always our problem, we couldn't finish the game from a strong position.”

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