Tag: Ben Stokes

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Ben Stokes, Sikandar Raza, Mitchell Santner nominated for ICC Men's Player of the Month award

Raza becomes the first Zimbabwe player to be nominated since Sean Williams back in March 2021, thanks to a series of outstanding contributions with the bat in home series against Bangladesh and India.

  • Monday, 05 September 2022
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Ben Stokes reply to Virat Kohli's message winning hearts 

Following his announcement, Kohli had called the all-rounder "the most competitive bloke" he has played against.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2022
England all-rounder Ben Stokes to retire from ODIs after Tuesday's match against SA
England all-rounder Ben Stokes to retire from ODIs after Tuesday's match against SA

Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011 and has scored 2919 runs in 104 ODIs, averaging 39.44, including three centuries and 21 half-centuries, and picked 74 wickets at an average of 41.79. He captained the ODI side during last summer's 3-0 series victory against Pakistan when first-choice members were unavailable due to Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Monday, 18 July 2022
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England All-Rounder Ben Stokes 'Increasingly Unlikely' To Play In Ashes

While Stokes is understood to have made progress, England are aware he would face a huge challenge to return during an Ashes tour

  • Saturday, 18 September 2021
Stokes bats for ending child labour in Jaipur

Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals and England all-rounder Ben Stokes have extended their support towards ending child labour, one of the key projects of the British Asian Trust (BAT) in the capital city of Rajasthan, according to a statement on Wednesday. The Child Labour-Free Jaipur Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership set up with the support of the […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
5 fielders who will dictate fate of WC matches

New Delhi: While big totals may be the first thing that comes to mind when one says the phrase ‘modern cricket’ another mutation the game has gone through in the past decade has been an elevation in fielding standards. The advent of sports science and parameters like the yo-yo test has made players leaner and […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
World Cup: 5 all-rounders to watch out for

New Delhi: All-rounders are the flavour of the season and this World Cup will feature some of the best in the business. West Indies legend Clive Lloyd told Times of India that the ICC’s flagship event in England and Wales will be “World Cup of all-rounders”. IANS takes a look at the five best all […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
World Cup: South Africa bowlers claw back as England finish on 311/8

London: Failure of the England batsmen to convert starts saw them post 311/8 against South Africa in the opening game of the 2019 World Cup at the Kennington Oval on Thursday. Riding on fifties from Jason Roy (54), Joe Root (51), Eoin Morgan (57) and Ben Stokes (89), the hosts ensured that the failures of […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
World Cup: Clinical England beat India to keep semis hopes alive 

Birmingham: The stage was set for a vintage M.S. Dhoni finish as India needed 104 off the last 10 overs with the former India skipper just in and warming up at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Sunday. But his attempt to take the game deep saw India left with 57 needed off the last 18 […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Stokes Asked Umpire To Take Off Four Overthrows During WC Final

London: Amid the furore over umpires call to give an extra run when a throw struck Ben Stokes’ bat in the World Cup final, it has now come to light that the all-rounder had asked the umpires to take away the four overthrows which ultimately proved to be decisive in England’s win over New Zealand. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Stokes feels Williamson deserves New Zealander of the Year award

London: England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Tuesday turned down a nomination to be the New Zealander of the Year. He went on to add that the award would suit someone like New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. “I am flattered to be nominated for New Zealander of the Year. I am proud of my New Zealand […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
England Take Control On Day 3, Lead Balloons To 382

London: England on Day 3 put themselves firmly in the driver’s seat in the final Ashes Test at the The Oval. Joe Denly missed out his maiden Test ton by six runs but his effort, combined with those of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler, helped the hosts extend their lead to 382. England are looking […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
England Cricket Chief Backs Stokes In Family Story Row

London: England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who has been made to revive the past horrors and traumatic events about his family after an English daily published ran a story, has found support from the country’s cricket board. Stokes, who was England’s hero in World Cup 2019 which they won in dramatic fashion, on Tuesday slammed the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
What Will Ben Stokes Tell Virat Kohli On The Phone? Know Here

England’s cricket star and hero of the English team that won the World Cup in 2019, Ben Stokes has become popular in India for a different reason. It is said that Indian skipper Virat Kohli at times uses a cuss word in Hindi that rhymes with Ben Stokes’s name. On Monday, ESPNcricinfo (Twitter handle) shared […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Stokes' Masterclass Drives England To Thrilling Win

Manchester: All-round Ben Stokes was the chief orchestrator as England beat West Indies by 113 runs on the fifth and final day of the second Test at the Old Trafford here on Monday to level the three-match series 1-1. Stokes set up England‘s victory with a majestic 176 in the first innings as he stitched […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Half The England Batsmen Can't Ever Play Spin Like Joe Root Does, Feels Stokes
Half The England Batsmen Can't Ever Play Spin Like Joe Root Does, Feels Stokes

Chennai: A great strokemaker himself, star all-rounder Ben Stokes is in awe of Joe Root’s ability to play spin bowling, saying on Saturday that half of England team’s batsmen can’t tackle the tweakers like their captain does. Playing in his 100th Test, Root compiled his fifth double century on the second day of the opening […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021