The very bad and shocking news is coming out from England cricket. England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes has announced his retirement at the age of 31. England’s explosive all-rounder Ben Stokes has announced his retirement from ODI cricket a day after England’s 1-2 loss in the ODI series against India. Let us tell you that Team India defeated England in the same house yesterday after 8 years in the ODI series. With this, Rohit Sharma has become the first captain of India, who has won both the T20 and ODI series on England soil.
Ben Stokes’ performance in the three-match ODI series against India was bad. Ben Stokes scored 0, 21, and 27 runs in the three-match ODI series against India. Ben Stokes now wants to give his full attention to Test and T20 cricket after retiring from ODI cricket.
Ben Stokes won the 2019 World Cup for England
Ben Stokes will not be seen playing 50-over cricket after the first ODI against the South African team that arrived on the England tour on Tuesday (July 19). Ben Stokes’ ODI cricket career will be remembered for his ‘Player of the Match performance in the 2019 World Cup final against New Zealand at Lord’s. With the help of Ben Stokes’ unbeaten 84, England’s team was successful in winning their first 50-over world title.
Ben Stokes said this after retirement
England’s Test captain Ben Stokes took 74 wickets apart from scoring 2919 runs in 104 ODIs. In an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) statement, Stokes was quoted as saying, ‘I will play my last One Day International match for England in Durham on Tuesday. I have decided to retire from this format. Ben Stokes said, ‘It was a very difficult decision. I enjoyed every moment of playing for England with my teammates. Our journey was wonderful.