Hindustan Times – Ben Stokes’ teammates and former colleagues have extended support after he was suspended indefinitely by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), with his former Australian coach David Saker refusing to comment on the controversy.

Summary

  • Ben Stokes’ teammates and former colleagues have extended support after he was suspended indefinitely by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), with his former Australian coach David Saker refusing to comment on the controversy.
  • Saker, who enjoyed a long successful stint with England as their bowling coach, has refused to be drawn into the controversy but praised Ben Stokes as a person.
  • Former England cricketer Graeme Swann appeared to be extending support to Stokes, who has had a career replete with controversies so far.
  • Swann went on to describe Ben Stokes as a ‘good bloke’.
  • “I don’t know the ins and outs of the details of the video, I don’t know whether he is sticking up for someone who is on the receiving end of homophobic abuse or whatever, but the long and short of it is Ben Stokes is a good bloke,” he added.


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