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Two wkts for Durham’s Stokes is good news for England!

Two wkts for Durham’s Stokes is good news for England!

Stokes, aiming to operate as a genuine all-rounder with England once again this season following knee surgery, dismissed Josh Bohannon, captain of the second-string England Lions and New Zealand’s Tom Bruce during his return to Championship action in a First Division match against Lancashire at Blackpool.

19 May,2024 07:42 AM IST | London | AFP
Win toss and bat, mate!

Win toss and bat, mate!

The idea of inserting the opposition in important matches often lacks common sense; fielding first also suggests a lack of faith in the openers

10 April,2024 08:14 AM IST | Mumbai | Ian Chappell
Stokes has taken right call to skip T20 WC: Broad

Stokes has taken right call to skip T20 WC: Broad

“He wants to get back to (being) the all-rounder that he was and he feels like getting some workload through the knee in a controlled environment, without the help of a scale to pressurise the nature of a T20 World Cup, is the best choice,” he said

06 April,2024 07:40 AM IST | Mumbai | PTI
'Stokes skipping T20 WC not a massive surprise': Atherton

'Stokes skipping T20 WC not a massive surprise': Atherton

He added that his focus will be on England playing the two Test series against West Indies and Sri Lanka, starting from July.

04 April,2024 06:26 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
T20 World Cup 2024: England star Ben Stokes pulls out saying it's his sacrifice

T20 World Cup 2024: England star Ben Stokes pulls out saying it's his sacrifice

England's test captain Stokes informed the England Cricket Board about his decision to not feature in the global showpiece just two months before the T20 World Cup 2024. The test captain also mentioned that during the India series, he realised he isn't quite up for it when it comes to bowling

02 April,2024 03:30 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Ben, it’s time to mend

Ben, it’s time to mend

When Stokes needed to be extremely brave as captain and hope he got lucky, he was abnormally conservative. He could improve his captaincy in demanding chases if he checked out the leadership master—Javed Miandad

12 March,2024 07:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Ian Chappell
Chappell holds Stokes' leadership tactics responsible for England's series loss

Chappell holds Stokes' leadership tactics responsible for England's series loss

India did not lose a wicket in the post-tea session on day three, scoring 40 invaluable runs to put the pressure back on England

11 March,2024 04:26 PM IST | Sydney | mid-day online correspondent

"Bazball needs adjustments": Brendon McCullum

"Sometimes, you can get away with things. But when you're exposed the way we have been in the back end of this series in particular, it does require some pretty deep thinking and some adjustment to make sure we're staying true to what we believe in," Brendon McCullum told the travelling British media on Sunday

11 March,2024 01:56 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Swann rates Ben Stokes a better captain than Rohit Sharma in England series

Swann rates Ben Stokes a better captain than Rohit Sharma in England series

While Stokes' leadership style has attracted all the attention prior to and during the series, Rohit's team emerged 4-1 winners in the end

10 March,2024 05:23 PM IST | Dharamsala | mid-day online correspondent
‘No need to revisit this': Ben Stokes

‘No need to revisit this': Ben Stokes

England skipper sticks to his tactics which he thought were imperative against super India

10 March,2024 07:08 AM IST | Dharamsala | Santosh Suri

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