England: Ben Stokes could skip this year’s IPL season after Ashes thrashing

Ben Stokes could skip this year’s IPL and follow captain Joe Root in helping England’s Test team recover from Ashes trauma England’s Ben Stokes is considering making himself unavailable for IPL season This year it ends the day after start of England’s first Test against New Zealand  It’s understood Stokes may throw his energies into helping Test … Read more

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time in history… while new Aussie hero Scott Boland takes his bowling average to an incredible 8.64 By Lawrence Booth for MailOnline Published: 13:51 GMT, 9 January 2022 | Updated: 14:58 GMT, 9 January 2022 The 102 overs England survived … Read more

England’s Ben Stokes caught laughing after ball slams into his stump but the bails DON’T fall off! 

England batsman Ben Stokes bursts out laughing after the ball slams into his stump but the bails DON’T fall off… and the hapless Ashes umpire mistakenly tries to give him out LBW! Ben Stokes was bowled by Australia’s Cameron Green – but the bails stayed on Green’s rapid delivery hit Stokes’ off-stump but the England … Read more

Australia vs England – Ashes: Live score and updates from Day Five of the second Test

Ashes Day Five LIVE: Stubborn Chris Woakes is finally out and England’s survival hopes rest on Jos Buttler as England try to bat out the final two sessions with Steve Smith’s Australia just THREE wickets from a 2-0 series lead Australia are on the brink of going 2-0 up in the Ashes on the final … Read more

England all-rounder Ben Stokes commits his future to Durham by signing new three-year contract

England all-rounder Ben Stokes commits his future to Durham by signing new three-year contract until the end of 2024 County Championship Ben Stokes has signed a new three-year contract with Durham He joined as a teenager and new deal will take him past his 34th birthday The all-rounder helped the club to County Championship glory … Read more

Even the technology is against England! No-ball fiasco denies Ben Stokes the wicket of David Warner

Even the technology is against England! No-ball fiasco denies Ben Stokes the vital wicket of David Warner, who went on to make a big score on the second day of the Ashes Ben Stokes bowled David Warner all ends up but he was denied due to a no-ball  England bowling coach Jon Lewis felt the … Read more

England cricket: Justin Langer still has ‘nightmares’ about Ben Stokes’ Headingley heroics in 2019

Australia head coach Justin Langer admits he still has ‘nightmares’ about Ben Stokes’ Headingley heroics in 2019 but says he is happy to see the England star return for the Ashes Justin Langer still has ‘nightmares’ about Ben Stokes’ 2019 Headingley heroics The all-rounder produced the performance of a lifetime against Australia  He produced a … Read more

England breathe huge sigh of relief as Ben Stokes survives nasty blow on forearm in training

England breathe huge sigh of relief as Ben Stokes survives nasty blow on forearm in training… with Ashes talisman admitting he ‘thought it was broken’ before getting all-clear England talisman Ben Stokes has been cleared fit after getting a blow to his arm  The agonising hit from Jonathan Trott left Stokes thinking his arm was … Read more

England star Ben Stokes shares emotional post of his children before flying to Australia for Ashes

Ben Stokes shares emotional pictures of him hugging his two children goodbye with his bags packed before jetting off to Australia for the Ashes, with England star returning after break to protect his mental health Ben Stokes boarded a plane on Thursday to travel to Australia for the Ashes  The England star is set to … Read more

Ben Stokes ‘can’t wait’ for return to the ‘pinnacle of Test cricket’ in the Ashes

Ben Stokes ‘can’t wait’ to make his return to the ‘pinnacle of Test cricket’ in the Ashes – and reveals England’s demolition of Aussies at the T20 World Cup was the first game he watched since his break from the sport Ben Stokes opened up on his eagerness to return to cricket in the Ashes … Read more