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Tag Archives: Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes: I want to do things on the field to be remembered for

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes has expressed how he has “changed the way he does things” in the aftermath of an incident in Bristol, insisting that he wants to be remembered for his exploits on the cricket field. Stokes, speaking to The Daily Mirror, commented on lifestyle alterations he has ...

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England take first day honours against Windies

ST LUCIA: Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler compiled an unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 124 to guide England to 231 for four at the close on day one of the third test against West Indies in St Lucia. Stokes enjoyed a most unusual reprieve when he was caught-and-bowled for 52 by ...

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Roston Chase bowls Windies to massive win over England

BARBADOS: A career-best 8/60 from the off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase bowled Windies to victory on the fourth day of the first Test in Barbados. Despite not extracting noticeable turn from the pitch, Chase ran through the England middle-order, dismissing Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali and Ben Foakes ...

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Ben Stokes can still be a role model, says Tom Harrison

LONDON: Ben Stokes can still be a role model despite his part in a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September 2017, says England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive Tom Harrison. England all-rounder Stokes, 27, was cleared of affray in August. He missed five months of England games, including ...

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‘Ben Stokes is the first pick’ – Trevor Bayliss

LONDON-ICC: England coach Trevor Bayliss has heaped praise on Ben Stokes following the star all-rounder’s role in England’s 3-0 clean sweep of Sri Lanka. With his ability to make an impact with bat, ball and in the field, Ben Stokes is a very valuable asset for England. In the Test ...

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Ben Stokes retires hurt in warm-up match against Sri Lanka XI

COLOMBO: Ben Stokes retired hurt on day two of England’s warm-up match in Colombo but later returned to bat. Having not bowled on day one against a Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, the 27-year-old all-rounder was struck on the left arm during England’s reply. Joe Root retired out after hitting ...

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Stokes and Alex Hale charged with bringing cricket into disrepute

LONDON: Ben Stokes and Alex Hales have been charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board following a late-night street brawl last year. The independent Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC) was tasked with leading an internal investigation into the incident outside a nightclub in Bristol, ...

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T20 Blast: Ben Stokes set to play for Durham

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes will be available to play as a specialist batsman for Durham in their Twenty20 Blast quarter-final at home to Sussex, the county said. Stokes was initially ruled out of Friday’s match at Durham’s Chester-le-Street headquarters after suffering minor discomfort in his left knee during England’s ...

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England recall Stokes for third Test against India

NOTTINGHAM: England have recalled Ben Stokes to their starting XI for the third Test against India at Trent Bridge just 72 hours after he was cleared in a trial for affray, captain Joe Root announced. All-rounder Stokes had been added to England’s 13-man squad on Tuesday after being acquitted at ...

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England’s Stokes acquitted of affray

BRISTOL: England cricketer Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray in a unanimous decision by a jury in less than three hours of deliberations following a trial at Bristol Crown Court. The 27-year-old – whose co-defendant Ryan Ali was also found unanimously not guilty – had been charged following ...

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