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Joe Root tells Ben Stokes to ‘do it your way' ahead of England captaincy bow

30 days ago   |   By Cricket365

Ben Stokes has revealed how a four-word note from Joe Root gave him all the advice he needed ahead of his first outing as England captain.
The arrival of Root's second child means he is sitting out international cricket's big return from the coronavirus shutdown - the first match between two major nations anywhere in the world since March 2 - leaving Stokes in charge of Wednesday's first raisethebat Test against the West Indies.
There has been no shortage of debate about his suitability for the top job, with those in favour citing his inspirational status among the squad while others...
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Ben Stokes given personal note from Joe Root ahead of England captaincy debut

Ben Stokes given personal note from Joe Root ahead of England captaincy debut

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Stokes found the handwritten note on the hanger of the England blazer he will wear at the toss on Wednesday and admitted it was the best piece of advice he had received yet
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