T20 World Cup: England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes has kept his distance from cricket. Stokes’ play in the T20 World Cup to be held this year is not certain. In the T20 World Cup to be held in October, the England team can get a big setback. England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes can distance himself from the World Cup to be held in UAE. Since July, Ben Stokes has kept his distance from cricket citing mental health.
Stokes had said that he is getting away from cricket because he has to focus on mental health. Stokes is also not a part of the ongoing five-match Test series against India and will also miss the second leg of IPL 2021 starting on September 19. According to a report published in the Daily Mail, it is not yet clear whether Stokes will leave for Dubai to attend the T20 World Cup to be held next month. However, sources close to him have told that he is not thinking about cricket at the moment. If Ben Stokes does not play in the T20 World Cup, the situation can be cleared soon.
Tough times for Ben Stokes
The last date to announce the names of the players for the T20 World is September 10. England’s selectors can meet this week to announce the names of 15-member players and three reserve players. An announcement about the team can be made by September 9.
Let us tell you that Ben Stokes has already distanced himself from cricket due to mental health. The last one year has been very difficult for Ben Stokes. Ben Stokes lost his father to cancer last year. Ben Stokes did not play cricket for a long time even last year due to his father’s illness. Nothing can be said on whether Stokes will be part of the Ashes series to be played in Australia or not.
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