Sport 24 – Cape Town – England coach Trevor Bayliss says he will have to assess how ready Ben Stokes is to play before selecting the allrounder in the starting XI.

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  • Cape Town – England coach Trevor Bayliss says he will have to assess how ready Ben Stokes is to play before selecting the allrounder in the starting XI.
  • “He hasn’t played for a while so it is not as if we can bring him straight back for these T20s,” he said.
  • We have got to get him up to speed and hopefully during this one-day series we can get him back into the team.
  • In the past, he’s been out with injuries and coming back sooner than we think.
  • “Bayliss also revealed that he is certain that Stokes will be able to put all the off-field drama behind him and perform at his best when he plays for England again.


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