New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is wary of obsessing about the impact one man can make on any team – even if that cricketer is England’s returning match-winner Ben Stokes.
Ben Stokes is set to return to international cricket on Sunday when England play their first one-day international against New Zealand in Hamilton.
Adil Rashid and Alex Hales have both made themselves available for the Caribbean Premier League draft but their respective county duties are expected to take precedence over the franchise Twenty20 competition.
Joe Root is confident Ben Stokes can put his troubles behind him and recapture his 'magnificent' form for England.
Feb 23 (Reuters) - England all-rounder Moeen Ali said he fears for the future of test cricket, claiming the "disappointing" turnout in the Ashes series in Australia had opened his eyes to the struggles of the game's longer format.
MELBOURNE, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Top-order batsman Chris Lynn will not require surgery to stabilise his right shoulder after he dislocated it on Wednesday while diving in the field against New Zealand, Cricket Australia said on Friday.
Ben Stokes looks certain to resume his England career ahead of schedule in the first one-day international against New Zealand here on Sunday.