Ben Stokes

Nottingham: India inched closer to victory in the third Test over England after reducing the hosts to 84/4 in their chase of a mammoth 521, at lunch on the fourth day at Trent Bridge here on Tuesday. Jos Buttler (19) and Ben Stokes (3) survived a few close calls before heading back unseparated at the break. …

Nottingham: The first inning of first One Day International (ODI) was all about left-arm wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav as his maiden six-wicket haul helped India restrict England to 268 runs in 49.5 overs at the Trent Bridge here on Thursday. Kuldeep became the first left-arm bowler ever to take six wickets in an inning in England …

Lucknow: Indian Premier League is a contest of ups and downs where an expected game-changer could turn into side’s biggest failure while any young gun could deliver some unpredictable performances. IPL 11 tells the same story where big names like Glenn Maxwell, Ben Stokes and others failed miserably. They did not deliver as per their …

Mumbai: Bollywood Box Office clashes are common but trust us, this one isn’t. The release date of ‘Padmavat’ is announced and it is locking horns with Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Padman’ on January 25. Movie critic Taran Adarsh has confirmed the release date, saying, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s controversial Hindi film “Padmavati”, which stars Deepika …

London: Controversial English cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales have been included in the 16-man England One-Day International (ODI) squad for the five-match series against Australia starting in January. Australia will host England in the first of five-match One-Day International (ODI) series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on January 14. The participation by Stokes …

Adelaide: A day after suspended English all-rounder Ben Stokes raised speculation of his possible participation in the ongoing Ashes by flying to New Zealand for a domestic cricket tournament, his teammate Chris Woakes said England will welcome Stokes with open arms. “As an England team we’d like to see him here. As a player, as a …

Brisbane: Australia vice-captain David Warner has slammed suspended English all-rounder Ben Stokes for “letting a lot of people down” with his behaviour outside a nightclub in Bristol in September. Warner, however, praised Stokes as a fierce competitor on the field and said he would have loved to face the Englishman during the upcoming five-match Ashes Test …

London: Controversial all-rounder Ben Stokes has been withdrawn from England’s Ashes squad, pending further investigation into his alleged street brawl in Bristol last month, with pacer Steven Finn stepping into the squad for the full five-Test series, starting from November 23. “With the Ashes just around the corner, it’s important to give the players, the …