Ben Stokes has been given the all clear to play in the upcoming Ashes tour in a major boost for England’s hopes in Australia.
The allrounder had missed the summer Tests and is absent from the current T20 World Cup after an operation on his broken finger, suffered during the Indian Premier League. He also took time out to prioritise his mental health.
“I had a break to prioritise my mental wellbeing and I got my finger sorted,” said Stokes. “I am looking forward to seeing my mates and being on the field with them. I’m ready for Australia.”
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