Ben Stokes

Confident Woakes wants to further Test career

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has expressed his desire to further his Test career after a confident display in the recently concluded series against Sri Lanka.
17 June 2016
 

Ben Stokes undergoes surgery to treat knee injury

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to miss the remainder of the campaign against Sri Lanka after he underwent surgery to treat a torn cartilage in his left knee.
25 May 2016

Chris Woakes called up as Stokes ruled out of second Test

Ben Stokes has been ruled out of England's second Test against Sri Lanka in Chester-le-Street with a knee injury and replaced in the squad by Warwickshire all-rounder Chris Woakes.
23 May 2016

Ben Stokes in doubt for second Test

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently a doubtful starter for the second Test against Sri Lanka after suffering a knee injury in the first game in Leeds.
22 May 2016

That's not cricket - Broad, Root, Stokes take on longest drive challenge

England cricket stars Stuart Broad, Ben Stokes and Joe Root took part in a longest drive challenge with former Irish professional golfer Paul McGinley to see who can hit a golf ball the furthest.
1 May 2016

Ben Stokes criticises Marlon Samuels reaction to World T20 win

England all-rounder Ben Stokes criticised West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels for his celebrations after winning the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 earlier this year.
24 April 2016

Ben Stokes overwhelmed by support after loss in World T20 final

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has stated that he has been "blown away" by the support he has received from all quarters at home after the defeat in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 final.
21 April 2016

Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow named among five Wisden cricketers of the year

England cricketers Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow have been named by Wisden among the five Cricketers of the Year along with Brendon McCullum, Kane Williamson and Steve Smith.
14 April 2016

World T20 final loss was complete devastation - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes revealed that the dramatic loss in the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 final left him completely devastated.
8 April 2016

World T20 final over will make Stokes strong - Broad

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.
7 April 2016

Marlon Samuels fined for using abusive language

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.
4 April 2016

Stokes wants England to prove critics wrong by winning World T20

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has urged his team to prove their critics wrong by winning their second ICC World Twenty20 title after having qualified for the semi-finals of the ongoing tournament.
29 March 2016

My hard work on death bowling paid off against Sri Lanka - Ben Stokes

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.
27 March 2016

Ben Stokes pleased with his performance against South Africa

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is a pleased man after being named as the man of the series for his all-round efforts in the recently concluded Test series against South Africa.
26 January 2016

Ben Stokes better than me at 24 - Ian Botham

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.
9 January 2016

Ben Stokes given license to play his natural game

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.
8 January 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his breathtaking knock of 258 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

Dean Elgar admits South Africa were shocked by Ben Stokes blitz

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar admitted that his team were taken by surprise by the stupendous double century from Ben Stokes on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

Stokes, Finn return to ODI and T20I squads for South Africa series

The England selectors have named 15-man squads for the One-Day International and Twenty20 International series to face South Africa in February with Ben Stokes and Steven Finn making a return.
23 December 2015

Mark Wood doubtful for England's tour of South Africa

England fast bowler Mark Wood is likely to miss out on the tour of South Africa after having failed to recover from the chronic ankle injury according to a report from the BBC.
19 November 2015