IND Vs ENG: Ben Stokes did not take part in the two-Test series against Sri Lanka. But Stokes has been selected in the Test series against India and he will also be in the role of vice-captain.
A four-Test series is going to start from February 5 between England and India. Stokes has taken a flight to India to take part in the Test series. Ben Stokes has tweeted to leave for India. Apart from Stokes, Jofra Archer has also left for England from India.
Ben Stokes & Archer selected
Stokes and Archer have been selected in the 16-member squad for the first two Tests to be played in Chennai. The rest of the team will reach India directly from Sri Lanka. Stokes and Archer were rested from the tour of Sri Lanka. However, Archer and Stokes will have to remain quarantined for a week after arriving in India.
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Let us know that Stokes has been away from this format since the first Test against Pakistan last year. Ben Stokes left the Pakistan series mid-way and moved to New Zealand because of his father’s deteriorating health. Stokes, however, participated in the mead season in the IPL.
Ben Stokes is the number one all-rounder
Stokes is currently the world’s number one Test all-rounder. He had a brilliant game in the Ashes series against Australia. Stokes’ reunion with the team is very good news for England.
In 2012, England had defeated India 2–1 in the Test series. The veteran players believe that how the England team will perform in India depends to a large extent on its spin bowlers.
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