England all-rounder Ben Stokes has found a firm support from his colleague Stuart Broad, who believes the final over failure in the ICC World Twenty20 final will make the Durham cricketer mentally strong.
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels was fined by the International Cricket Council after he was seen in a heated exchange of words with England all-rounder Ben Stokes in the ICC World Twenty20 final in Kolkata.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes expressed that his efforts to bowl more yorkers at the death paid off against Sri Lanka where he defended 15 runs from the final over to help his team qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20.
Former England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham feels that Ben Stokes is a better player than he was at the age of 24 after smashing a record breaking double hundred against South Africa in the second Test in Cape Town.
England coach Trevor Bayliss has indicated that all-rounder Ben Stokes will be given the licence to play his natural game with the bat after having scored a record-shattering double hundred against South Africa.
Alastair Cook was dismissed for 263 on day four of the opening Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi after batting his side into the lead, England closing on 569 for eight in reply to Pakistan's 523 for eight declared.