Veteran England all-rounder Ben Stokes lately shared an replace following his knee surgical procedure. The England Take a look at captain acknowledged that he’s doing properly whereas sharing a photograph of his knees and bruises.
Stokes has been affected by a power drawback within the joint over the previous 18 months and will bowl solely 29 overs on this summer time’s drawn Ashes sequence. Notably, he performed as a specialist batter within the lately concluded ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup in India after.neting out of retirement from the format. Nonetheless, he might.netplete his restoration course of very quickly which is able to permit him to bowl within the five-match Take a look at sequence in opposition to India in January-February subsequent yr.
“Bruising will at all times make its manner down yeah? I’m high-quality btw it’s regular,” Stokes wrote on his newest Instagram story.
Stokes will skip the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season to handle his workload. Aside from the Take a look at sequence in opposition to India, the 32-year-old will take a part of the 2024 T20 World Cup, scheduled in West Indies and United States of America (USA) in June subsequent yr.
“The Chennai Tremendous Kings administration is supportive of Ben in his resolution to handle his workload with England taking part in a 5-Take a look at sequence in India earlier than the IPL after which the T20 World Cup in June 2024,” a current assertion from CSK learn.
Stokes completed as England second-leading run-scorer in ODI World Cup 2023
Regardless of England having a forgettable journey within the 2023 ODI World Cup, Stokes considerably loved the marketing campaign on a private degree. Initially benched for the primary three video games resulting from health points, the 32-year-old was introduced into the fourth match and displayed his prowess in all subsequent video games.
Stokes concluded the event as England’s second-leading run-scorer, accumulating 304 runs in six video games at a mean of fifty.66 and a strike price of 89.14, which included a century and two half-centuries.
Stokes got here out of retirement for the distinguished ICC occasion, however England didn’t defend the title as they ended up in seventh place within the factors desk, managing simply three wins in 9 video games. Regardless of the frustration, they secured a spot within the 2025 Champions Trophy.