Ben Stokes On IPL: Ben Stokes has been elected the captain of the England Test team. He will take over the responsibility in place of former captain Joe Root. After becoming the captain of the England Test team, he said that now I have become the permanent captain of the team. In such a situation, my entire focus is on how to bring the England team back on the path of victory.
Actually, when Joe Root was the captain of the England Test team, Ben Stokes used to handle the vice-captaincy. During this, when Root was out of the team, he used to command the Stokes team. There are indications from Stokes’ statements that if need be, Ben Stokes will not play IPL.
Have to bring England back on the winning path – Stokes
Earlier, Stokes had decided not to participate in the IPL 2022 season. Because Stokes’ performance in Tests for England was very poor, after which he decided to play county instead of IPL. England Test team has lost 3 series in its last 4 series. At the same time, there is a series in which the team is trailing 2-1. The Indian team will go on a tour of England to play the remaining 1 match of this series. However, Ben Stokes admitted that it will not be easy to bring England back on the winning track. He said that this is a big challenge. Especially, in the last few years.
Test cricket my first priority – Stokes
The captain of the England Test team said that a lot needs to change in England cricket. These changes will happen on the field as well as off the field. At the same time, when Ben Stokes was asked how he would balance between limited overs cricket and IFL in the midst of such a busy schedule. In response to this question, Stokes said that Test cricket is the first priority for me. For me, the present time is very happy, but there is also a challenge. Stokes said that what happened in the last few years does not matter much to me. I just want to work on the present. We are coming out of bad times fast. We have started its implementation.
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