IPL 2023: Good news for Chennai Super Kings, Ben Stokes can play all IPL matches

Chennai Super Kings

IPL 2023: The first match of the 16th season of IPL, which is going to start on March 31, will be played between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Giants. But there is good news for Chennai before the start of the league. It is being told that England star all-rounder Ben Stokes, who joined the team this year, will be present for the entire season. Earlier it was reported that he might miss some matches.

speculations because of this

Actually, Ben Stokes left the ODI format in July 2022. Stokes had said that there was more workload behind his retirement. Although the England Cricket Board tried its best to convince him to withdraw this decision. But Stokes did not change the decision. Due to which now there is not much chance of Stokes joining England’s ODI team. In such a situation, he can be available for IPL full time.

CSK bought for 16.25 crores

Chennai Super Kings bought this England all-rounder for 16.25 crores in the mini auction for this year’s IPL. The special thing is that Stokes is looking fully prepared to play IPL. Stokes can play an important role for Chennai Super Kings this year.

England won two titles

Ben Stokes has played the most important role in winning the ODI World Cup and T20 World Cup to England. He performed brilliantly in leading England to the title in the 2019 ODI World Cup and the 2022 T20 World Cup. In such a situation, now he is expected to perform well in IPL as well.

Retired from ODI because of this

It is being told that Ben Stokes was constantly troubled due to knee injury. In such a situation, he had decided to take retirement from ODI cricket. Although Stokes is the captain of the Test team and his eyes are also on the Ashes series. Meanwhile, Stokes made it clear about the Ashes that playing the IPL will not affect his chances of playing the Ashes. That is, Stokes can play the entire season for Chennai in IPL.

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