LONDON, July 21: England vice-captain Ben Stokes’ match-winning performance in the second test against West Indies hoisted him above Windies skipper Jason Holder to become the top-ranked all-rounder in the game’s longest format, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG, Jan 26: England all-rounder Ben Stokes was fined and given a demerit point by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday after a foul-mouthed row with a spectator on Friday in the test against South Africa.
PORT ELIZABETH, Jan 17: Ben Stokes rushed to his century and Ollie Pope moved within sight of a maiden test ton as England reached 335 for four wickets at lunch on day two of the third test against South Africa on Friday.
CAPE TOWN, Jan 8: England all-rounder Ben Stokes dedicated his match-winning performance in the second test at Newlands to father Ged as he now seeks to help the tourists claim the series in South Africa.
LONDON, Sept 14: England’s Joe Denly and Ben Stokes calmly led the hosts to 193 for two as they extended their lead over Australia to 262 runs at tea on the third day of the final Ashes test on Saturday.
LONDON, July 27: Speedster Jofra Archer received his maiden call-up to the England test squad for the Ashes series opener against Australia while all-rounder Ben Stokes was reappointed Joe Root’s deputy on Saturday.