New Delhi: England star all-rounder and the match winner of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup Ultimate, Ben Stokes lately determined to take an indefinite break from worldwide cricket, citing psychological well being. Due to this, he’s additionally not taking part in within the ongoing five-match Check sequence between England and India.
In the meantime, England head coach Chris Silverwood has stated that he is not going to pressurize Stokes to return from his break regardless of the hosts struggling within the ongoing Check sequence towards India. A day after India’s 151-run loss to India within the second Check at Lord’s, Silverwood stated Stokes could be given as a lot time as he wanted to recuperate. Captain Joe Root additionally stated the identical earlier than the beginning of the five-match sequence.
“No, there is no pushing from my point of view. I don’t think you can push with these issues. I will wait and there will be an element of waiting for him to come to me to let me know he is ready,” Silverwood stated, as per PTI.
“There is no time limit on it,” asserted Silverwood.
“I would stress again the important thing is Ben is okay, his family is okay and that he comes back strong and, when he re-enters the frame, he is ready in his mind to come back and perform for England like we know he can.
“I’m definitely not pushing him for a solution and I do not suppose that will be the appropriate factor to do. There are individuals round him supporting him and, when he is able to come again in, we are going to welcome him with open arms, however till then he’ll get all of the help he wants.”
England can announce the group for the Ind vs Eng third Check on Wednesday. There are doubts over health of English fast-bowler Mark Wooden. He bought injured whereas fielding within the Lord’s Check. The third Check between India and England will likely be performed at Headingly from August 25. The primary take a look at between the 2 groups ended up in a draw.