DNA – Englands World Cup 2019 final star Ben Stokes, has been nominated for the Kiwi of the Year award on Friday.

Summary

  • Englands World Cup 2019 final star Ben Stokes, has been nominated for the Kiwi of the Year award on Friday.
  • Originally born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Stokes is thus legally eligible to run for the New Zealander of the Year award.
  • He might not have been playing for the Black Caps but, having been born in Christchurch, where his parents now live, and with Maori ancestry, there are clearly a few Kiwis about who think we can still claim him, New Zealander of the Year Awards Chief Judge Cameron Bennett said.
  • The cricket world was in awe after Williamsons showed tremendous composure after New Zealands World Cup 2019 final loss.
  • All Kiwi citizens who are over the age of 15 years are eligible to be nominated for the New Zealander of the Year award.


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