Daily Mail UK – Ben Stokes says his own impressive form with the bat “counts for nothing” unless England put their ailing World Cup campaign back on track.

Summary

  • Ben Stokes says his own impressive form with the bat “counts for nothing” unless England put their ailing World Cup campaign back on track.
  • It won’t look like it when we’ve been bowled out quite cheaply in the last two games but we are a very, very confident team in terms of our batting line-up and these last two games aren’t going to knock our confidence at all.”
  • Home advantage has not even extended to the pitches on show in the event so far, with slower, stickier pitches than England typically prefer“We’ve got a great record against India in England, but we’ll just have to wait and see what conditions we’re faced with,” admitted Stokes.
  • But they are another team who are in good form, so hopefully we can bring our best game.”
  • He was in prime form when injury struck whereas his replacement, James Vince, has managed just 40 runs in three innings“Obviously losing a player of Jason’s class is tough,” said Stokes.


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