In an unexpected declaration on Monday, England all-rounder Ben Stokes reported his retirement from the ODIs. He added that he will play his keep-going ODI for England on Tuesday against South Africa in Durham. The 31-year-old England Test commander’s ODI profession will always be associated with his Player-of-the-Match execution in the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup last against New Zealand at Lord’s. Clarifying his choice of resign, Stokes said that playing each of the three configurations of the game is only unreasonable for him at the present time.
It is vital to take note of that Stokes was made the Test skipper of England recently.
“Three arrangements are only unreasonable for me now. In addition to the fact that I feel that my body is letting me down due to the timetable and what is generally anticipated of us, however I likewise feel that I am replacing another player who can give Jos and the remainder of the group their everything. It’s the ideal opportunity for another person to advance as a cricketer and gain fantastic experiences like I have throughout the course of recent years,” expressed Stokes in an authority explanation.
“I will give all that I need to Test cricket, and presently, with this choice, I believe I can likewise give my complete obligation to the T20 design. I might want to wish Jos Buttler, Matthew Mott, the players and the care staff each achievement going ahead. We have taken extraordinary steps in white-ball cricket throughout the course of recent years, and what’s in store looks splendid,” he added.
Subsequent to making his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011, Stokes has scored 2919 runs, including three centuries, and taken 74 wickets.
He captained the ODI side during the previous summer’s 3-0 Royal London Series triumph against Pakistan and has been a motivational pioneer.
Loot Key, Managing Director of England Men’s Cricket, said: “Ben Stokes has had a fantastic global profession in ODI cricket, finishing in his game dominating execution at the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup last. I realize this probably been a difficult choice, yet I totally comprehend the reason why he has arrived at this resolution.”
“I’m certain that when we think back on Ben’s vocation and see this as one reason, he will play 120 or more Tests and help England in T20 matches and World Cups for a long time to come. A regularly benevolent choice will help England long haul,” he added.