England captain Ben Stokes will not play T20 World Cup

England captain Ben Stokes will not play T20 World Cup

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T20 World Cup: England’s star players ben stokes the upcoming t20 world cup He said that this sacrifice will help him focus on gaining fitness to bowl at full strength and become the all-rounder he wants to be in the near future. England’s Test captain Stokes has informed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) about his decision two months before the start of this top competition in America and West Indies. In a statement issued by the ECB, Stokes said, ‘I am working hard and my focus is on gaining bowling fitness so that I can play the role of an all-rounder in all formats of cricket.’

T20 World Cup: Stokes is out of IPL also

Ben Stokes further said that staying out of the IPL and the World Cup will hopefully be the sacrifice that will help me become the all-rounder I want to be in the near future. Stokes was the captain of England on the Test tour of India where his team suffered a 1-4 defeat. He said that during this tour he felt that he was not completely prepared for bowling.

T20 World Cup: Stokes will play county

Stokes said, ‘The recent Test tour of India showed how far behind I was from a bowling point of view after knee surgery and nine months without bowling.’ He said, ‘I am looking forward to playing for Durham in the County Championship before the start of our summer Test season. I wish Jos Buttler, Matthew Mott and the entire team all the best to defend their title.

T20 World Cup: England will defend the T20 World Cup title

England, which won the previous T20 World Cup tournament in Australia in the year 2022, will defend the title in the Caribbean. In the last T20 World Cup final, Stokes scored the winning run in the five-wicket win over Pakistan at the MCG.

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