Ben Stokes News
Ben Stokes was elevated to England Test captain job earlier this year at the expense of Joe Root in the wake of England's prolonged poor run.
Sam Curran finished with impressive figures of 3/12, but Stokes played an equally pivotal role in the final, scoring an unbeaten 52 off 49 deliveries.
Ben Stokes scored a match-winning 52 off 49 deliveries against a fierce Pakistan bowling attack and led his side to victory to redeem the 2016 T20 World Cup final debacle.
India and England clash on Thursday at the Adelaide Oval for a place in the final at the MCG against Pakistan or New Zealand.
England clinched a win by 8 runs after defending a target of 179 runs as they restricted the Aussies to 170/6 in 20 overs
Ben Stokes lashed out at Harsha Bhogle after the Indian cricket commentator slammed the English media for admonishing Deepti Sharma.
Ben Stokes left confused on comparisons between 2019 World Cup bat deflection and Deepti Sharma's run out
Ben Stokes posts a cryptic tweet while referring to Deepti Sharma run out as ' Mankad'
Exclusive: People have fallen in love with Hardik Pandya’s comeback story, says former Mumbai Indians player
Hardik Pandya’s drastic improvement as an all-rounder since his comeback has seen him being compared to England star Ben Stokes, who is considered as a top all-rounder by many.
Hardik Pandya is yet to reach Ben Stokes' level, former Pakistan cricketer compares two all-rounders
Hardik Pandya has played several better innings than Ben Stokes, but Rashid Latif believes that Ben Stokes is better than the Indian all-rounder considering their overall international trophies.
They might not be best mates…: England coach Matthew Mott on Alex Hales' strained relationship with Ben Stokes
In 2017, Alex Hales and Ben Stokes were involved in a dispute outside a Bristol nightclub.
England have won six out of seven Tests under new leadership duo of Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum — a far cry from one win in 17 matches under Root
The match was shortened to three days after the first day was washed out and the second scrapped following the death of Queen Elizabeth II
England vs South Africa: Bad light robs hosts of an early party, but Proteas could have preponed home flight
England have been a side reborn under Brendon McCullum and the captaincy of Ben Stokes, instilled with the confidence and bravado as they are on the verge of winning six out of seven Tests this summer.
Barring late injuries, it now looks likely England will deploy the same XI that won in Manchester when the third Test at the Oval in south London starts on Thursday, September 8.
Victory, with more than two days to spare, brought England level in this three-match series at 1-1 following South Africa's innings triumph at Lord's last week.
Ben Stokes finished up as player of the match, being the chief architect of the win, with 2/17 in the first innings, 2/30 from the extraordinary 14 consecutive overs he bowled either side of the Tea break in the second innings, and 103 with the bat.
England vs South Africa: Ben – Stokes and Foakes – bat England into vast superiority against Proteas
This was the day Amazon released a feature-length documentary about Stokes and with his ability to grab a moment, realistically it was only ever going to have one leading man for England.
Ben Stokes made 103, for his 12th Test hundred for England, before getting out just after tea against South Africa during the 2nd Test.
Ben Stokes explained the reason why it always becomes difficult for England players to feature in the IPL.
Stokes expressed annoyance with the negative connotations drawn around his mental health break when he took up the England captaincy.