Indian Express – By: AFP |

Published:September 29, 2017 12:52 Speculation over Stokes’s future intensified on Thursday when England suspended him from international matches until further notice.

Summary

  • By: AFP | Published:September 29, 2017 12:52 Speculation over Stokes’s future intensified on Thursday when England suspended him from international matches until further notice.
  • (Source: Reuters)Ben Stokes has long been thought of as key to England’s chances of success during the upcoming Ashes tour of Australia, and that view has only hardened since his place was put in jeopardy by his arrest.
  • Speculation over Stokes’s future intensified on Thursday when England suspended him from international matches until further notice after the publication of a video apparently showing him fighting outside a Bristol nightclub.
  • The 2015 Lord’s Test against his native New Zealand — the 26-year-old was born in Christchurch but moved to England with his family as a boy — saw his innings of 92 and 101 help England regain the initiative, with Stokes taking three wickets as well.
  • Stokes can make an impact with the ball too, as he showed while taking six for 36 in the second innings of England’s Ashes-clinching victory against Australia at Trent Bridge two years ago.


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