England superstar Ben Stokes has announced his retirement from One Day (ODI) cricket.
Mumbai: England superstar Ben Stokes (ben stokes) ODI (ODI) has announced his retirement from cricket. Stokes announced his withdrawal from the ODI format on his social media account on Monday, July 18. Yesterday, India defeated England in the ODI series and the series went 2-1 won. against South Africa on Tuesday, July 19 (England vs South Africa)’s first ODI will be the last in his career as an ODI. The 3-match ODI series between England and South Africa starts from Tuesday. The first game will be played in Durham. Stokes will bid farewell to ODI cricket from his home ground.
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—Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) July 18, 2022
Important contribution in the World Cup final
At the age of just 31, Ben Stokes decided to retire from ODI cricket. Ben Stokes was in England’s World Cup winning team. Three years ago, in July, Stokes went 84 innings unbeaten in the final against New Zealand at Lord’s. This match went to the super over. The match was also tied in the super over. But at that time England was declared champion of the world due to the fact that it touched more limits. Stokes received the man of the match award for that entry.
It was very difficult to make this decision.
Ben Stokes was recently named captain of the England Test team. He has made a huge post on social media. In it he explained the reason for his withdrawal so early. “I will play my last ODI match for England in Durham on Tuesday. I have decided to withdraw from this format. It was very difficult to make this decision. I have enjoyed every moment of cricket while playing for England with my teammates. My trip has been very memorable,” Stokes said in the post.
Now my body can’t take me
“It was difficult for me to make this decision. But it was no more difficult than facing the facts. In this format I cannot give 100 per cent for my teammates and England. Three formats is enough for me. Given the team’s schedule and expectations of me, my body is no longer cooperating. “I felt like another player could do 100 percent justice in my place, he was blocking his place,” Stokes said in his retirement post.
This is the Stokes career
Ben Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011 at the age of 20. He played 104 ODIs for England. He scored 2919 runs on it. He comprises 3 centuries and 21 fifties. He averaged over 39 and had a strike rate of over 95. He took 74 wickets while bowling. India defeated England in the ODI series yesterday. Stokes announced this decision the following day. Although Ben Stokes has retired from the ODIs, he will now turn his full attention to the Tests and the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.