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Ben Stokes responds to England warning from Trevor Bayliss

Metro – Ben Stokes agrees with England head coach Trevor Bayliss that he may be forced to manage his workload to avoid injury.

Summary

  • Ben Stokes agrees with England head coach Trevor Bayliss that he may be forced to manage his workload to avoid injury.
  • After Stokes encountered a number of injury problems during England’s final one-day international against Sri Lanka, Bayliss warned the all-rounder not to overexert himself.
  • Following the series, which ended 3-1 in England’s favour, Bayliss said of Stokes: ‘I think he is slowly starting to realise he may not be able to go 100 per cent every single time and train smarter.
  • Stokes has returned to the England team in all three formats having missed last winter’s Ashes series and a Test against India after being arrested following a late-night incident in Bristol.
  • While he was found not guilty of affray earlier in the year, Stokes will still face a cricket discipline commission hearing in December, charged with bringing the game into disrepute.


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