Ben Stokes

Stokes eager to 'go at Australia' but focused on West Indies

England captain Ben Stokes is adamant his long-term goal of regaining the Ashes in Australia will have no ill-effects as he leads his side into a home Test series against the West Indies starting Wednesday.

Stokes sacrifices T20 World Cup for Test cricket

The 32-year-old said he was skipping the tournament in the United States and the West Indies to make sure he could be a fully-fledged all-rounder in Test cricket.

Stokes opts out of T20 World Cup

"I'm working hard and focusing on building my bowling fitness back up to fulfil a full role as an all-rounder in all formats of cricket," Stokes, England's Test captain, said in a statement.

Don't write us off, Stokes warns after India drubbing

"I don't give too much away as the series is going on but I'm always man enough to say we got beaten by the better team," Stokes told reporters.

'Tourist-unfriendly' India dim England's 'Bazball' aura

India's five-wicket victory on a spiteful track in Ranchi was not really a cakewalk, thanks to England's never-say-die spin attack.

Stokes defeated but not down after first series loss as captain

"On this occasion, their skill was better than ours," Stokes told reporters.

England wary of the unknown as India eye series win

“I’ve never seen something like that before. I don’t know what could happen,” England captain Ben Stokes told the British media after seeing the pitch for their fourth Test against India at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi, which begins today. 

Stokes could bowl in fourth India Test

There is "definitely a chance" that England captain Ben Stokes will bowl in the fourth Test against India, his deputy Ollie Pope said Wednesday, in a badly needed boost for the tourists.

Stokes hints return as bowler in 4th India Test

"I managed to bowl at 100 percent on one of the warm-up days here which made me feel pretty good. I felt like I could have bowled in the game but that would have been stupid."

July 10, 2024
July 10, 2024

Stokes eager to 'go at Australia' but focused on West Indies

England captain Ben Stokes is adamant his long-term goal of regaining the Ashes in Australia will have no ill-effects as he leads his side into a home Test series against the West Indies starting Wednesday.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Stokes sacrifices T20 World Cup for Test cricket

The 32-year-old said he was skipping the tournament in the United States and the West Indies to make sure he could be a fully-fledged all-rounder in Test cricket.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Stokes opts out of T20 World Cup

"I'm working hard and focusing on building my bowling fitness back up to fulfil a full role as an all-rounder in all formats of cricket," Stokes, England's Test captain, said in a statement.

March 10, 2024
March 10, 2024

Don't write us off, Stokes warns after India drubbing

"I don't give too much away as the series is going on but I'm always man enough to say we got beaten by the better team," Stokes told reporters.

February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024

'Tourist-unfriendly' India dim England's 'Bazball' aura

India's five-wicket victory on a spiteful track in Ranchi was not really a cakewalk, thanks to England's never-say-die spin attack.

February 26, 2024
February 26, 2024

Stokes defeated but not down after first series loss as captain

"On this occasion, their skill was better than ours," Stokes told reporters.

February 23, 2024
February 23, 2024

England wary of the unknown as India eye series win

“I’ve never seen something like that before. I don’t know what could happen,” England captain Ben Stokes told the British media after seeing the pitch for their fourth Test against India at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi, which begins today. 

February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024

Stokes could bowl in fourth India Test

There is "definitely a chance" that England captain Ben Stokes will bowl in the fourth Test against India, his deputy Ollie Pope said Wednesday, in a badly needed boost for the tourists.

February 20, 2024
February 20, 2024

Stokes hints return as bowler in 4th India Test

"I managed to bowl at 100 percent on one of the warm-up days here which made me feel pretty good. I felt like I could have bowled in the game but that would have been stupid."

February 19, 2024
February 19, 2024

Former England captains tear into 'Bazball or bust' approach

"This England team are hell bent on doing things their way, and 'saving test cricket'. They are giving test cricket a shot in the arm because they are so exciting," Michael Vaughan wrote in Britain's Daily Telegraph.

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