England all-rounder Ben Stokes, whose impactful contributions were influential in his side's 124-run win over New Zealand at Lord’s, was all praise for his vice-captain Joe Root’s amazing consistency with the bat.
England players, led by all-rounder Ben Stokes, have had risen up the latest Test rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after their 124-run win over New Zealand at Lord’s on Monday.
For two magnificent innings under pressure, one a ton that took England to a historic win in the game against New Zealand after walking into tough situations, Ben Stokes is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
Ben Stokes and Joe Root scored scintillating half-centuries to resurrect a struggling England innings on day one of the first Test against New Zealand at Lord’s, where the home side ended on 354 for seven.
In-form Warwickshire batsman has replaced Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes in the England Lions squad to play the touring West Indians in Northampton.
Ahead of the four-day game which begins on 10th May, Stokes has been ruled out with a back injury.