The England cricket team suddenly got a worrying news before the Test series against India. The team’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes not only withdrew from the series but also made an indefinite distance from all three formats of cricket. Due to not feeling mentally fit, this star player of England has taken this difficult decision. The England team currently has to play in the 5-match Test series against India, which is considered very important.
Ben Stokes is a very important part of the England cricket team. Stokes, who played the role of vice-captain, had also captained the team in the ODI series against Pakistan recently. The champion all-rounder, who played a key role in England’s victory in the ODI World Cup, suddenly took an indefinite break from cricket due to mental illness. The International Cricket Council and the England Cricket Board have given this information. Respecting the decision of this player, the board allowed him to withdraw from the series against India.
withdrawn for test series against india
From August 4, the England team has to play in the 5-match Test series against India. This series is very important and before that Stokes has withdrawn his name. England will have to face difficulties to fill his place in this series. Stokes is very effective with both the ball and the bat.
Difficult to play in T20 World Cup
The ICC T20 World Cup is to be held in the UAE in October-November. This time the World Cup is to be organized from 17 October to 14 November. Stokes has announced to take a break from all three formats of cricket. The World Cup is to be organized only after three months. As Stokes has talked about the break, it is being told that he does not want to return to the cricket field this year. In such a situation, England will have to go without this champion all-rounder in the T20 World Cup.