Melbourne: Ben Stokes is the man of the moment today. He helped his side win T20 World Cup 2022. When the openers were dismissed cheaply in the early overs, Ben Stokes came on field and stayed till the very end of the game. Stokes finished the game at unbeaten 52.
Ben Stokes and disaster in 2016
The story of Stokes and his rise can’t be explained without this photo. It was after England had lost to West Indies and the only player to blame was flame-haired Durham all-rounder. In the last over, Stokes had the ball in his hands and the three ball creates distraught in the English camp.
First ball of the over, Stokes to Carlos Brathwaite, and it went straight for a six. Stokes had turned white after the second ball went for the distance too. And when third ball produced the same results, Stokes lost it. He couldn’t open his eyes to look in his teammates’s eyes when he caused the defeat.
His rise has been spectacular and that’s what is winning hearts of cricket fans on social media. After choosing to bowl first, England has restricted Pakistan and 137 runs and later chased it with ease to win the Word Cup.
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