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Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams from as early as next season - and it will have huge implications for world game

Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams from as early as next season - and it will have huge implications for world game

Extra teams would mean schedule becomes even more brutal for all-format stars such as England's Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler

Read full article: Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams ...→
England resist temptation to use Ben Stokes as an opener

England resist temptation to use Ben Stokes as an opener

England will not change their T20 batting line-up and move Ben Stokes to the top of the order despite his success in that position at the IPL.Chris Silverwood, [...]

Read full article: England resist temptation to use Ben Sto...→
Top-order talent and a bowling attack to fear are reasons for cautious English optimism

Top-order talent and a bowling attack to fear are reasons for cautious English optimism

Who won the 2019 Ashes? The obvious answer is no one — it was a 2-2 draw. But who looked the stronger? My memory tells me it was Australia who, more often than [...]

Read full article: Top-order talent and a bowling attack to...→
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England IPL trio rested for South Africa one-day series

England IPL trio rested for South Africa one-day series

Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran have been rested for England’s one-day international series against South Africa next month amid fears that spending to [...]

Read full article: England IPL trio rested for South Africa...→
Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squad for tour of South Africa

Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squad for tour of South Africa

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Sam Curran have been rested from the one-day international portion of England’s upcoming white-ball tour of South Africa

Read full article: Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squ...→
'We must never forget the fallen - even if we do it a different way this year'

'We must never forget the fallen - even if we do it a different way this year'

The Mirror's We WILL Remember campaign to mark Remembrance Day safely as England enters a new coronavirus lockdown is backed by legends including Gareth Southg [...]

Read full article: 'We must never forget the fallen - even ...→
Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hitting IPL century

Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hitting IPL century

The England all-rounder hit 107 not out in 60 balls as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians.

Read full article: Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hit...→
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Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘parents’ blessing'

Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘parents’ blessing'

Stokes travelled to New Zealand in August to be with his father, Ged, who has brain cancer

Read full article: Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘paren...→
Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am returning to cricket with his blessing

Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am returning to cricket with his blessing

BEN STOKES: My dad was very strong on the responsibilities I have - he told me I have a duty to do the job that I do and I have a duty as a husband and father [...]

Read full article: Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am...→
Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide thanks to time at Yorkshire

Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide thanks to time at Yorkshire

The 29-year-old, who was captain to both Joe Root and Ben Stokes at U19 international level, said he felt that, as a Muslim, he was made to feel like an 'outsi [...]

Read full article: Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide...→
Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer

Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer

Stokes admits that he could not focus fully on cricket before he flew back to New Zealand earlier this month

Read full article: Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer...→
Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as England cricket star arrives in New Zealand

Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as England cricket star arrives in New Zealand

Ben Stokes has revealed his father, Ged, has been diagnosed with brain cancer after returning to New Zealand to be with his family

Read full article: Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as Eng...→
Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void after 'strange summer' as England captain

Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void after 'strange summer' as England captain

If anyone needs to fill Stokes' boots, it has to be the captain, whose record of scoring Test hundreds speaks for itself

Read full article: Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void a...→
England set to resist temptation to open batting with Stokes

England set to resist temptation to open batting with Stokes

LAWRENCE BOOTH: England plan to resist swapping big guns Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes in the batting order with Chris Silverwood suggesting the pair will remain [...]

Read full article: England set to resist temptation to open...→
Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my team? He’s the first person I’d pick

Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my team? He’s the first person I’d pick

September 2019, the England dressing room, the Kia Oval, Ashes done, two beers in and Justin Langer, Australia’s coach, sidles up to Jos Buttler, whom he knows [...]

Read full article: Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my...→
Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance Sunday campaign for doorstep silence

Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance Sunday campaign for doorstep silence

Sporting greats such as Gareth Southgate, Seb Coe, Joe Root, George Cohen, Frank Bruno, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Ben Stokes pledge support for nationwide two-min [...]

Read full article: Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance ...→
Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouthed tirade against Ben Stokes

Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouthed tirade against Ben Stokes

The West Indies cricketer referred to his 'superior skin tone' and also made discriminatory remarks about Stokes' wife

Read full article: Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouth...→
Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stokes

Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stokes

Ben Stokes says his father reminded him of his "duties to the job" as he prepared to leave New Zealand to play in the Indian Premier League.

Read full article: Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stoke...→
Stokes prepares to return to cricket

Stokes prepares to return to cricket

Ben Stokes leaves New Zealand and is on his way to Dubai to join IPL side Rajasthan Royals, after a period of compassionate leave.

Read full article: Stokes prepares to return to cricket...→
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Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return as he leaves New Zealand for the UAE

Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return as he leaves New Zealand for the UAE

Stokes ready to play at least seven games for Rajasthan Royals after saying emotional farewell to ill father in New Zealand.

Read full article: Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return...→
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Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 omission of ‘terrific player’ Joe Root

Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 omission of ‘terrific player’ Joe Root

England Test captain Root missed out on selection for the forthcoming series despite the absence of Ben Stokes and Jason Roy.

Read full article: Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 o...→
Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father reveals battle with cancer

Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father reveals battle with cancer

Ged Stokes, the father of England cricketer Ben, has revealed he is battling with brain cancer.  The former Kiwis rugby player, 64, revealed that he was first [...]

Read full article: Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father ...→
Ben Stokes speaks after his father revealed tragic brain cancer battle

Ben Stokes speaks after his father revealed tragic brain cancer battle

His dad Ged, 64, recently made the heartbreaking revelation after his diagnosis in January following his return home from South Africa - where he was taken ser [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes speaks after his father revea...→
Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand as father confirms brain cancer diagnosis

Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand as father confirms brain cancer diagnosis

Ben Stokes has spoken about his father Ged Stokes' health problems after flying back to New Zealand and missing the remainder of England's summer schedule

Read full article: Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand a...→
England must find a way without the aura of Ben Stokes

England must find a way without the aura of Ben Stokes

The previous occasion England had to manage without Ben Stokes for a period of time, they were almost whitewashed. In the Ashes defeat of 2017-18 in Australia, [...]

Read full article: England must find a way without the aura...→
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Stokes named in England T20 squad

Stokes named in England T20 squad

Ben Stokes has been named in England's Twenty20 squad for next month's white-ball tour of South Africa.

Read full article: Stokes named in England T20 squad...→
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Stokes and Archer rested by England for ODI leg of South Africa tour

Stokes and Archer rested by England for ODI leg of South Africa tour

ngland have announced a list of 20 players, plus three travelling reserves, for the white-ball tour of South Africa, with Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Sam Curr [...]

Read full article: Stokes and Archer rested by England for ...→
Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL

Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL

Ben Stokes kept up his rich vein of form in the Indian Premier League as he starred with bat and ball in the penultimate round of fixtures yesterday to give Ra [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL...→
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Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben Stokes

Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben Stokes

The shocking outburst came after the England all-rounder joked he would not wish two weeks of Covid-19 quarantine on his 'worst enemy' - even Samuels (pictured [...]

Read full article: Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben S...→
Ben Stokes appears poised to link up with Rajasthan Royals at IPL

Ben Stokes appears poised to link up with Rajasthan Royals at IPL

The England all-rounder has been in New Zealand since August to spend time with his family after his father’s brain cancer diagnosis.

Read full article: Ben Stokes appears poised to link up wit...→
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Nine members of World Cup win start for England in first ODI against Australia

Nine members of World Cup win start for England in first ODI against Australia

Only Ben Stokes and Liam Plunkett are missing from their dramatic Lord’s final in July 2019. The visitors were without talisman Steve Smith.

Read full article: Nine members of World Cup win start for ...→
Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain cancer after leaving England team

Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain cancer after leaving England team

Vice-captain says his ‘head wasn’t really in it’ during the recent Test series with Pakistan after learning of his father’s illness, having now flown to New Ze [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain ...→
Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with brain cancer

Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with brain cancer

The England all-rounder left England’s Test bubble for New Zealand earlier this month.

Read full article: Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with br...→
Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as cricket star flies to New Zealand

Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as cricket star flies to New Zealand

BEN Stokes’ dad has revealed he has cancer after the England legend flew back to New Zealand to be with him.  The cricket star travelled home to join his famil [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as...→
Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts second England vs Pakistan Test

Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts second England vs Pakistan Test

England make two changes with Zak Crawley replacing the absent Ben Stokes as all-rounder Curran beats Mark Wood to selection

Read full article: Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts...→
Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams from as early as next season - and it will have huge implications for world game

Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams from as early as next season - and it will have huge implications for world game

Extra teams would mean schedule becomes even more brutal for all-format stars such as England's Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler

Read full article: Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams ...→
England set to resist temptation to open batting with Stokes

England set to resist temptation to open batting with Stokes

LAWRENCE BOOTH: England plan to resist swapping big guns Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes in the batting order with Chris Silverwood suggesting the pair will remain [...]

Read full article: England set to resist temptation to open...→
Top-order talent and a bowling attack to fear are reasons for cautious English optimism

Top-order talent and a bowling attack to fear are reasons for cautious English optimism

Who won the 2019 Ashes? The obvious answer is no one — it was a 2-2 draw. But who looked the stronger? My memory tells me it was Australia who, more often than [...]

Read full article: Top-order talent and a bowling attack to...→
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Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squad for tour of South Africa

Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squad for tour of South Africa

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Sam Curran have been rested from the one-day international portion of England’s upcoming white-ball tour of South Africa

Read full article: Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squ...→
Stokes and Archer rested by England for ODI leg of South Africa tour

Stokes and Archer rested by England for ODI leg of South Africa tour

ngland have announced a list of 20 players, plus three travelling reserves, for the white-ball tour of South Africa, with Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Sam Curr [...]

Read full article: Stokes and Archer rested by England for ...→
Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance Sunday campaign for doorstep silence

Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance Sunday campaign for doorstep silence

Sporting greats such as Gareth Southgate, Seb Coe, Joe Root, George Cohen, Frank Bruno, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Ben Stokes pledge support for nationwide two-min [...]

Read full article: Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance ...→
Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben Stokes

Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben Stokes

The shocking outburst came after the England all-rounder joked he would not wish two weeks of Covid-19 quarantine on his 'worst enemy' - even Samuels (pictured [...]

Read full article: Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben S...→
Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouthed tirade against Ben Stokes

Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouthed tirade against Ben Stokes

The West Indies cricketer referred to his 'superior skin tone' and also made discriminatory remarks about Stokes' wife

Read full article: Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouth...→
Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hitting IPL century

Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hitting IPL century

The England all-rounder hit 107 not out in 60 balls as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians.

Read full article: Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hit...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stokes

Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stokes

Ben Stokes says his father reminded him of his "duties to the job" as he prepared to leave New Zealand to play in the Indian Premier League.

Read full article: Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stoke...→
Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am returning to cricket with his blessing

Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am returning to cricket with his blessing

BEN STOKES: My dad was very strong on the responsibilities I have - he told me I have a duty to do the job that I do and I have a duty as a husband and father [...]

Read full article: Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am...→
Ben Stokes appears poised to link up with Rajasthan Royals at IPL

Ben Stokes appears poised to link up with Rajasthan Royals at IPL

The England all-rounder has been in New Zealand since August to spend time with his family after his father’s brain cancer diagnosis.

Read full article: Ben Stokes appears poised to link up wit...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return as he leaves New Zealand for the UAE

Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return as he leaves New Zealand for the UAE

Stokes ready to play at least seven games for Rajasthan Royals after saying emotional farewell to ill father in New Zealand.

Read full article: Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return...→
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Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide thanks to time at Yorkshire

Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide thanks to time at Yorkshire

The 29-year-old, who was captain to both Joe Root and Ben Stokes at U19 international level, said he felt that, as a Muslim, he was made to feel like an 'outsi [...]

Read full article: Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide...→
Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain cancer after leaving England team

Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain cancer after leaving England team

Vice-captain says his ‘head wasn’t really in it’ during the recent Test series with Pakistan after learning of his father’s illness, having now flown to New Ze [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain ...→
Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father reveals battle with cancer

Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father reveals battle with cancer

Ged Stokes, the father of England cricketer Ben, has revealed he is battling with brain cancer.  The former Kiwis rugby player, 64, revealed that he was first [...]

Read full article: Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father ...→
Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as cricket star flies to New Zealand

Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as cricket star flies to New Zealand

BEN Stokes’ dad has revealed he has cancer after the England legend flew back to New Zealand to be with him.  The cricket star travelled home to join his famil [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as...→
Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand as father confirms brain cancer diagnosis

Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand as father confirms brain cancer diagnosis

Ben Stokes has spoken about his father Ged Stokes' health problems after flying back to New Zealand and missing the remainder of England's summer schedule

Read full article: Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand a...→
Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void after 'strange summer' as England captain

Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void after 'strange summer' as England captain

If anyone needs to fill Stokes' boots, it has to be the captain, whose record of scoring Test hundreds speaks for itself

Read full article: Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void a...→
England resist temptation to use Ben Stokes as an opener

England resist temptation to use Ben Stokes as an opener

England will not change their T20 batting line-up and move Ben Stokes to the top of the order despite his success in that position at the IPL.Chris Silverwood, [...]

Read full article: England resist temptation to use Ben Sto...→
Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my team? He’s the first person I’d pick

Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my team? He’s the first person I’d pick

September 2019, the England dressing room, the Kia Oval, Ashes done, two beers in and Justin Langer, Australia’s coach, sidles up to Jos Buttler, whom he knows [...]

Read full article: Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my...→
England IPL trio rested for South Africa one-day series

England IPL trio rested for South Africa one-day series

Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran have been rested for England’s one-day international series against South Africa next month amid fears that spending to [...]

Read full article: England IPL trio rested for South Africa...→
Stokes named in England T20 squad

Stokes named in England T20 squad

Ben Stokes has been named in England's Twenty20 squad for next month's white-ball tour of South Africa.

Read full article: Stokes named in England T20 squad...→
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'We must never forget the fallen - even if we do it a different way this year'

'We must never forget the fallen - even if we do it a different way this year'

The Mirror's We WILL Remember campaign to mark Remembrance Day safely as England enters a new coronavirus lockdown is backed by legends including Gareth Southg [...]

Read full article: 'We must never forget the fallen - even ...→
Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL

Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL

Ben Stokes kept up his rich vein of form in the Indian Premier League as he starred with bat and ball in the penultimate round of fixtures yesterday to give Ra [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘parents’ blessing'

Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘parents’ blessing'

Stokes travelled to New Zealand in August to be with his father, Ged, who has brain cancer

Read full article: Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘paren...→
Stokes prepares to return to cricket

Stokes prepares to return to cricket

Ben Stokes leaves New Zealand and is on his way to Dubai to join IPL side Rajasthan Royals, after a period of compassionate leave.

Read full article: Stokes prepares to return to cricket...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Nine members of World Cup win start for England in first ODI against Australia

Nine members of World Cup win start for England in first ODI against Australia

Only Ben Stokes and Liam Plunkett are missing from their dramatic Lord’s final in July 2019. The visitors were without talisman Steve Smith.

Read full article: Nine members of World Cup win start for ...→
Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 omission of ‘terrific player’ Joe Root

Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 omission of ‘terrific player’ Joe Root

England Test captain Root missed out on selection for the forthcoming series despite the absence of Ben Stokes and Jason Roy.

Read full article: Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 o...→
Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer

Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer

Stokes admits that he could not focus fully on cricket before he flew back to New Zealand earlier this month

Read full article: Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer...→
Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with brain cancer

Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with brain cancer

The England all-rounder left England’s Test bubble for New Zealand earlier this month.

Read full article: Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with br...→
Ben Stokes speaks after his father revealed tragic brain cancer battle

Ben Stokes speaks after his father revealed tragic brain cancer battle

His dad Ged, 64, recently made the heartbreaking revelation after his diagnosis in January following his return home from South Africa - where he was taken ser [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes speaks after his father revea...→
Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as England cricket star arrives in New Zealand

Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as England cricket star arrives in New Zealand

Ben Stokes has revealed his father, Ged, has been diagnosed with brain cancer after returning to New Zealand to be with his family

Read full article: Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as Eng...→
Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts second England vs Pakistan Test

Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts second England vs Pakistan Test

England make two changes with Zak Crawley replacing the absent Ben Stokes as all-rounder Curran beats Mark Wood to selection

Read full article: Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts...→
England must find a way without the aura of Ben Stokes

England must find a way without the aura of Ben Stokes

The previous occasion England had to manage without Ben Stokes for a period of time, they were almost whitewashed. In the Ashes defeat of 2017-18 in Australia, [...]

Read full article: England must find a way without the aura...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams from as early as next season - and it will have huge implications for world game

Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams from as early as next season - and it will have huge implications for world game

Extra teams would mean schedule becomes even more brutal for all-format stars such as England's Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler

Read full article: Exclusive: IPL could expand to 10 teams ...→
England resist temptation to use Ben Stokes as an opener

England resist temptation to use Ben Stokes as an opener

England will not change their T20 batting line-up and move Ben Stokes to the top of the order despite his success in that position at the IPL.Chris Silverwood, [...]

Read full article: England resist temptation to use Ben Sto...→
England set to resist temptation to open batting with Stokes

England set to resist temptation to open batting with Stokes

LAWRENCE BOOTH: England plan to resist swapping big guns Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes in the batting order with Chris Silverwood suggesting the pair will remain [...]

Read full article: England set to resist temptation to open...→
Top-order talent and a bowling attack to fear are reasons for cautious English optimism

Top-order talent and a bowling attack to fear are reasons for cautious English optimism

Who won the 2019 Ashes? The obvious answer is no one — it was a 2-2 draw. But who looked the stronger? My memory tells me it was Australia who, more often than [...]

Read full article: Top-order talent and a bowling attack to...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my team? He’s the first person I’d pick

Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my team? He’s the first person I’d pick

September 2019, the England dressing room, the Kia Oval, Ashes done, two beers in and Justin Langer, Australia’s coach, sidles up to Jos Buttler, whom he knows [...]

Read full article: Justin Langer: Would Ben Stokes be in my...→
England IPL trio rested for South Africa one-day series

England IPL trio rested for South Africa one-day series

Jofra Archer, Ben Stokes and Sam Curran have been rested for England’s one-day international series against South Africa next month amid fears that spending to [...]

Read full article: England IPL trio rested for South Africa...→
Stokes named in England T20 squad

Stokes named in England T20 squad

Ben Stokes has been named in England's Twenty20 squad for next month's white-ball tour of South Africa.

Read full article: Stokes named in England T20 squad...→
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Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squad for tour of South Africa

Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squad for tour of South Africa

Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Sam Curran have been rested from the one-day international portion of England’s upcoming white-ball tour of South Africa

Read full article: Ben Stokes rested from England's ODI squ...→
Stokes and Archer rested by England for ODI leg of South Africa tour

Stokes and Archer rested by England for ODI leg of South Africa tour

ngland have announced a list of 20 players, plus three travelling reserves, for the white-ball tour of South Africa, with Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Sam Curr [...]

Read full article: Stokes and Archer rested by England for ...→
'We must never forget the fallen - even if we do it a different way this year'

'We must never forget the fallen - even if we do it a different way this year'

The Mirror's We WILL Remember campaign to mark Remembrance Day safely as England enters a new coronavirus lockdown is backed by legends including Gareth Southg [...]

Read full article: 'We must never forget the fallen - even ...→
Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance Sunday campaign for doorstep silence

Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance Sunday campaign for doorstep silence

Sporting greats such as Gareth Southgate, Seb Coe, Joe Root, George Cohen, Frank Bruno, Jessica Ennis-Hill and Ben Stokes pledge support for nationwide two-min [...]

Read full article: Sports heroes back Mirror's Remembrance ...→
Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL

Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL

Ben Stokes kept up his rich vein of form in the Indian Premier League as he starred with bat and ball in the penultimate round of fixtures yesterday to give Ra [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes hits the heights again in IPL...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben Stokes

Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben Stokes

The shocking outburst came after the England all-rounder joked he would not wish two weeks of Covid-19 quarantine on his 'worst enemy' - even Samuels (pictured [...]

Read full article: Marlon Samuels in racist attack on Ben S...→
Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouthed tirade against Ben Stokes

Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouthed tirade against Ben Stokes

The West Indies cricketer referred to his 'superior skin tone' and also made discriminatory remarks about Stokes' wife

Read full article: Marlon Samuels criticised for foul-mouth...→
Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hitting IPL century

Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hitting IPL century

The England all-rounder hit 107 not out in 60 balls as Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians.

Read full article: Ben Stokes back to his best with big-hit...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘parents’ blessing'

Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘parents’ blessing'

Stokes travelled to New Zealand in August to be with his father, Ged, who has brain cancer

Read full article: Ben Stokes poised for to IPL with ‘paren...→
Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stokes

Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stokes

Ben Stokes says his father reminded him of his "duties to the job" as he prepared to leave New Zealand to play in the Indian Premier League.

Read full article: Dad said I had a duty to the job - Stoke...→
Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am returning to cricket with his blessing

Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am returning to cricket with his blessing

BEN STOKES: My dad was very strong on the responsibilities I have - he told me I have a duty to do the job that I do and I have a duty as a husband and father [...]

Read full article: Saying bye to my dad was hard - but I am...→
Stokes prepares to return to cricket

Stokes prepares to return to cricket

Ben Stokes leaves New Zealand and is on his way to Dubai to join IPL side Rajasthan Royals, after a period of compassionate leave.

Read full article: Stokes prepares to return to cricket...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes appears poised to link up with Rajasthan Royals at IPL

Ben Stokes appears poised to link up with Rajasthan Royals at IPL

The England all-rounder has been in New Zealand since August to spend time with his family after his father’s brain cancer diagnosis.

Read full article: Ben Stokes appears poised to link up wit...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return as he leaves New Zealand for the UAE

Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return as he leaves New Zealand for the UAE

Stokes ready to play at least seven games for Rajasthan Royals after saying emotional farewell to ill father in New Zealand.

Read full article: Exclusive: Ben Stokes set for IPL return...→
  • #Ben Stokes
Nine members of World Cup win start for England in first ODI against Australia

Nine members of World Cup win start for England in first ODI against Australia

Only Ben Stokes and Liam Plunkett are missing from their dramatic Lord’s final in July 2019. The visitors were without talisman Steve Smith.

Read full article: Nine members of World Cup win start for ...→
Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide thanks to time at Yorkshire

Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide thanks to time at Yorkshire

The 29-year-old, who was captain to both Joe Root and Ben Stokes at U19 international level, said he felt that, as a Muslim, he was made to feel like an 'outsi [...]

Read full article: Azeem Rafiq says he was close to suicide...→
Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 omission of ‘terrific player’ Joe Root

Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 omission of ‘terrific player’ Joe Root

England Test captain Root missed out on selection for the forthcoming series despite the absence of Ben Stokes and Jason Roy.

Read full article: Steve Smith surprised by England’s T20 o...→
Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain cancer after leaving England team

Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain cancer after leaving England team

Vice-captain says his ‘head wasn’t really in it’ during the recent Test series with Pakistan after learning of his father’s illness, having now flown to New Ze [...]

Read full article: Ben Stokes reveals father Ged has brain ...→
Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer

Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer

Stokes admits that he could not focus fully on cricket before he flew back to New Zealand earlier this month

Read full article: Ben Stokes's father Ged has brain cancer...→
Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father reveals battle with cancer

Stokes arrives in New Zealand as father reveals battle with cancer

Ged Stokes, the father of England cricketer Ben, has revealed he is battling with brain cancer.  The former Kiwis rugby player, 64, revealed that he was first [...]

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Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with brain cancer

Ben Stokes’ father Ged diagnosed with brain cancer

The England all-rounder left England’s Test bubble for New Zealand earlier this month.

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Ben Stokes speaks after his father revealed tragic brain cancer battle

Ben Stokes speaks after his father revealed tragic brain cancer battle

His dad Ged, 64, recently made the heartbreaking revelation after his diagnosis in January following his return home from South Africa - where he was taken ser [...]

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Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as cricket star flies to New Zealand

Ben Stokes' dad reveals cancer battle as cricket star flies to New Zealand

BEN Stokes’ dad has revealed he has cancer after the England legend flew back to New Zealand to be with him.  The cricket star travelled home to join his famil [...]

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Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as England cricket star arrives in New Zealand

Stokes' dad battling brain cancer as England cricket star arrives in New Zealand

Ben Stokes has revealed his father, Ged, has been diagnosed with brain cancer after returning to New Zealand to be with his family

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Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand as father confirms brain cancer diagnosis

Ben Stokes arrives back in New Zealand as father confirms brain cancer diagnosis

Ben Stokes has spoken about his father Ged Stokes' health problems after flying back to New Zealand and missing the remainder of England's summer schedule

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Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts second England vs Pakistan Test

Jofra Archer rested as Sam Curran starts second England vs Pakistan Test

England make two changes with Zak Crawley replacing the absent Ben Stokes as all-rounder Curran beats Mark Wood to selection

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Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void after 'strange summer' as England captain

Joe Root ready to fill Ben Stokes void after 'strange summer' as England captain

If anyone needs to fill Stokes' boots, it has to be the captain, whose record of scoring Test hundreds speaks for itself

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England must find a way without the aura of Ben Stokes

England must find a way without the aura of Ben Stokes

The previous occasion England had to manage without Ben Stokes for a period of time, they were almost whitewashed. In the Ashes defeat of 2017-18 in Australia, [...]

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