Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled retired of the 2021 Indian Premier League with a breached finger. This is simply a large stroke for RR who are already without Jofra Archer.
Ben Stokes got retired for a duck successful Rajasthan Royals' opening lucifer against Punjab Kings successful Mumbai connected Monday. Stokes, 1 of the starring all-rounders successful satellite cricket, was expected to play a pivotal relation for RR successful the 14th variation of the IPL.
Ben Stokes had injured himself connected the tract erstwhile helium ran successful from long-on to enactment a guardant dive to effort to drawback Chris Gayle. Stokes had his digit plastered aft the autumn but helium batted contempt the injury.
Ben Stokes archetypal played successful the IPL successful 2017 and has since scored 2 hundreds successful the tourney implicit the years. He was astatine his champion successful the opening season, scoring 317 runs and taking 12 wickets.
In 2020, Ben Stokes scored his 2nd IPL 100 aft missing retired connected the archetypal fractional of the IPL successful the UAE due to the fact that of idiosyncratic reasons. This year, Stokes's lack could wounded RR much - they are alreadhy without tearaway accelerated bowler and Stokes's England teammate Jofra Archer.
Ben Stokes was successful indifferent signifier during England's T20Is against India recently. However, a good 99 helped England triumph the 2nd ODI and gully level successful the bid earlier India bounced backmost to triumph the decider.
Overall, Ben Stokes has 920 runs and 28 wickets from 43 matches successful the Indian Premier League.