The England and Wales Cricket Board has chosen Ben Stokes as the new captain of the England Test team. He is the 81st player to lead the Test team of England. Before Stokes, Joe Root had the captaincy. But now instead of Root, this responsibility has been entrusted to Stokes. Stokes cricket career has been excellent so far. He has played an important role in the teams victory by performing brilliantly on many occasions. The interesting thing is that Stokes can recover from being a good player as well as a good captain.
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After becoming the Test captain, Stokes said, "I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the England Test team. Its a real privilege, and Im excited about it. I want to thank Joe (Root) for everything he has done for English cricket. He has been a big part of my growth as a leader in the dressing room, and he will continue to be an important ally for me in this role."
It is worth noting that Ben Stokes career has been brilliant so far. He has scored 5061 runs in 79 test matches. During this, Stokes has scored 11 centuries and 26 half-centuries. Interestingly, he has also scored a double century. Stokes has also shown amazing in bowling. He has taken 174 wickets in 126 Test innings. During this, he has taken five or more wickets 4 times.
In the year 2017, he was made the vice-captain. Ben Stokes is one of the best all-rounders in the world. Stokes has also captained a Test match in the absence of Joe Root.