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Anderson takes five as England seize control of second Test

01 January, 2020 6:18 pm 6:18 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Seamer James Anderson took five wickets and Ben Stokes an England record five catches as the tourists took control of the second Test against South Africa at lunch on day three at Newlands on Sunday. England are 52 for one in their second innings, a lead of 98 with nine wickets … Read More

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Stokes trains ahead of Test, but three players sit out

12 December, 2019 5:18 pm 5:18 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Ben Stokes returned to practice with England on Wednesday after the condition of his critically ill father improved, but three others missed out as illness continue to plague the tourists, 24 hours ahead of the first Test against South Africa at Centurion. Stokes spent Tuesday at the bedside of father Ged, who … Read More

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Paine admits to losing sleep thinking about Stokes

09 September, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

LONDON (ICC) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes’ incredible innings to snatch a one-wicket victory for the hosts in the third Ashes Test at Headingley still worries Australia captain Tim Paine. The series, which is currently levelled at 1-1, has reached a feverish stage, with the fourth Test at Old Trafford set to receive a sold-out … Read More

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Ben Stokes rises to career-high rankings

08 August, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

LONDON (92 News) – Ben Stokes’s heroics to win England the Headingley Test have taken him to No.2 on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for All-rounders, and seen him break into the top 15 on the batting charts. Ben Stokes, whose 135* in the third Ashes Test was one of the all-time great fourth-innings … Read More


Splendid century by Stokes levels Ashes series in dramatic fashion

08 August, 2019 1:07 am 1:07 am

LEEDS, England (Reuters) – An extraordinary 135 not out from Ben Stokes earned England an exhilarating one-wicket victory in the third Ashes test on Sunday to level the series against Australia at 1-1, with the home side chasing down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion. Starting the day looking to prevent Australia from … Read More

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Stokes set for knighthood after Cup heroics

07 July, 2019 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Ben Stokes is set to become Sir Ben Stokes for his World Cup heroics after the two contenders to be the next prime minister of the UK said they would give the all-rounder a knighthood. It is noteworthy Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, one of whom will replace outgoing Prime Minister … Read More

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I’ll be saying sorry about fluke runs for rest of my life, Stokes tells W...

07 July, 2019 1:37 pm 1:37 pm

LONDON (Web Desk) – After thrilling World Cup win, England all-rounder Ben Stokes said to Kane Williamson after overthrows that he will be apologising for that for the rest of his life. Ben Stokes described England’s thrilling World Cup win as the best game in the history of cricket after completing an extraordinary tale of … Read More

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Desperate England recall opener batsman Jennings

02 February, 2019 9:09 am 9:09 am

CASTRIES (Reuters) – England have recalled misfiring opener Keaton Jennings and dropped wicketkeeper Ben Foakes for the third and final Test against the West Indies, which starts in St Lucia on Saturday with the hosts already 2-0 up. Jennings, who averages 25.86 from his 16 Tests, was dropped for the second Test in Antigua for … Read More

England stretch lead to 206 after top order collapse

11 November, 2018 12:39 pm 12:39 pm

COLOMBO (Reuters) – England suffered a top order collapse before reaching 110 for four, an overall lead of 206 runs, at lunch on day three of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Chasing a 3-0 series sweep, the tourists lost Keaton Jennings to the very first delivery of the day from … Read More

Anderson and Stokes strike after Buttler fires England fightback

09 September, 2018 9:13 am 9:13 am

LONDON (Reuters) – James Anderson and Ben Stokes struck crucial blows as England capitalised on a fine rearguard half-century by Jos Buttler to leave India struggling after the second day of the fifth and final Test at The Oval. Buttler scored 89 and put on 98 with Stuart Broad for the ninth wicket as the … Read More

Stokes back in England team for third India Test

08 August, 2018 9:42 am 9:42 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been named in the team for the third Test match against India starting at Trent Bridge on Saturday, three days after he was cleared of affray, captain Joe Root said . Stokes will replace Sam Curran from the side that won the second Test at Lord’s by … Read More

Stokes not an automatic choice for third Test: Bayliss

08 August, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Ben Stokes is back in England’s squad for his own well-being but the all-rounder is not an automatic choice for the third Test against India, England coach Trevor Bayliss said. Stokes was cleared of affray on Tuesday over a fight outside a nightclub in Bristol, southwest England last year, which prosecutors said … Read More

England omit Stokes in unchanged squad for third Test

08 August, 2018 8:32 am 8:32 am

LONDON (Reuters) – All-rounder Ben Stokes has been left out of England’s unchanged squad for the third Test against India, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said. England thumped India by an innings and 159 runs in the second Test at Lord’s on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Stokes … Read More

‘Don’t know what to be feeling’: Ben Stokes

08 August, 2018 10:09 am 10:09 am

  Ben Stokes, one of England’s heroes at Edgbaston, will now miss the second Test against India as he gets ready for his trial for affray. Stokes swung the first Test England’s way with a four-wicket burst in the final innings, but had to be left out of the England squad for the second Test, … Read More