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Ben Stokes: England Test captain to skip 2024 Indian Premier League to manage fitness and workload

England Test captain Ben Stokes was bought by Chennai Super Kings for the 2023 IPL for £1.63m England Test captain Ben Stokes has made himself unavailable for the 2024 Indian Premier League in order to manage his workload and fitness. Stokes was Chennai Super Kings’ most expensive signing for the 2023 IPL but played just […]

Cricket World Cup 2023: Ben Stokes hits 108 to set up England win over Netherlands

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Pune England 339-9 (50 overs): Stokes 108 (84), Malan 87 (74); De Leede 3-74 Netherlands 179 (37.2 overs): Nidamanuru 41* (34); Moeen 3-42, Rashid 3-54 England won by 160 runs Scorecard. Table. Ben Stokes hit a superb century as England boosted their beleaguered World Cup campaign with a 160-run victory […]

Monday’s gossip: Ben White, Piotr Zielinski, Marcos Alonso, Clement Lenglet, Kylian Mbappe

Arsenal are ready to offer England defender Ben White a substantial pay rise as they look to tie the 26-year-old down to a new and improved contract at the club. (Football Insider)external-link Luton are still hopeful of a deal for 19-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder Oscar Zambrano, although the LDU Quito player may have to give up […]

Cricket World Cup 2023: England’s Ben Stokes to have knee surgery after tournament

Stokes played as a specialist batter in the last three Ashes Test in the summer because of the knee issue Venue: Ahmedabad Date: Saturday, 4 November Time: 08:30 GMT Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra, BBC Sounds and the BBC Sport website and app. The website and app will […]

England v Tonga: Matty Ashton and Ben Currie brought in for second Test

Warrington Wolves full-back Matty Ashton made his England debut earlier this year against France Venue: John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield Date: Saturday, 28 October Kick-off: 14:30 BST Coverage: Live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer; live text updates on the BBC Sport website and app Matty Ashton and Ben Currie have been called into England’s 19-man […]

Argentina v England: Ben Youngs to retire from Test rugby after World Cup third-place play-off

Youngs made his senior England debut as a substitute against Scotland in March 2010 Venue: Stade de France, Paris Date: Friday, 27 October Kick-off: 20:00 BST Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, plus text updates on the BBC Sport website and app Ben Youngs, England’s most capped men’s player, will end his international career […]

Ben Stokes: England Test captain committed despite rejecting three-year deal – Rob Key

Joe Root, Harry Brook and Mark Wood have signed the longest deals Test captain Ben Stokes remains committed to England long-term despite turning down a three-year contract, says managing director Rob Key. Stokes, 32, has signed a one-year central contract extension instead. Key said Stokes did so because he feels he can negotiate a better […]

Japan Open: Ben Shelton claims maiden ATP Tour title with victory in Japan

Ben Shelton got to the semi-finals of the US Open before losing to Novak Djokovic American Ben Shelton won his first ATP Tour title by defeating Aslan Karatsev in the Japan Open final. Shelton struck 18 winners on the way to beating the Russian 7-5 6-1 in 84 minutes in Tokyo. The 21-year-old’s victory will […]

Cricket World Cup 2023: Ben Stokes set to return after injury for England against South Africa

Stokes scored an England record 182 against New Zealand after coming out of one-day retirement last month Date: 21 October Time: 09:30 BST Venue: Mumbai Coverage: Live Test Match Special radio and text commentary on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra & BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app. In-play video clips and highlights […]

Ben Davies: Tottenham defender ‘incredibly proud’ to captain Wales in Aaron Ramsey’s absence

Ben Davies is the eighth most-capped Welshman of all time with 80 appearances Venue: Stok Racecourse, Wrexham Date: Wednesday, 11 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Sounds, BBC Sport website and app, plus live text Highlights: Match of the Day Wales, BBC One Wales from 23:10 BST […]

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