“Ben Stokes is a real chief, he makes folks a greater participant by making folks consider that something is feasible”


Former England captain Eoin Morgan on Tuesday hailed all-rounder Ben Stokes as a real chief after retiring from ODIs.

Stokes confirmed that the match towards South Africa at Chester-le-Road could be his final ODI. He had figures of 0/44 in 5 overs and scored solely 5 runs in his retirement recreation. Relating to this all-rounder, Morgan mentioned that it’s unhappy for Stokes to retire so quickly.

,England will miss his all-rounder contribution on the sector and within the altering room. Perhaps extra within the altering room. He’s a real chief who drags folks alongside and makes folks a greater participant by making folks consider that something is feasible.”

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,It was an ideal pleasure to hold the sector with me for thus lengthy and it’s extremely unhappy for her to retire from this way on the age of 31.Morgan advised Sky Sports activities after Stokes’ final ODI.

“He was one of many leaders of the group who actually stood up for everybody” – Mark Wooden on Ben Stokes

Quick bowler Mark Wooden referred to as Stokes a legend within the 50-over format. He pointed to heroism within the 2019 ODI World Cup remaining towards New Zealand, the place Stokes single-handedly pulled England into the sport throughout a run chase.

,I feel Ben will go into this format as a legend. He received the World Cup in 2019 and it is arduous to neglect. He has put a lot into it, he was one of many leaders of the group that actually stood up for all.,

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy
Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jason Roy. (Picture: Twitter)

,It is a pity that he did not get an enormous rating as we speak however the crowd applauded him quite a bit. It was nice for him that he bought the ovation he did however it’s a unhappy day. I’m unhappy that I cannot play with him once more on this formatWooden mentioned.

Stokes will proceed to play within the T20 and home codecs. He’s the captain of the Check facet and has already began effectively, successful 4 out of 4 matches since taking up from Root.

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