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Ben Stokes' dad jokes he's 'the most hated father in New Zealand'

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Ben Stokes' father Gerard has joked that he is the 'probably the most hated father in New Zealand' after England's Cricket World Cup final win.
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England's cricket stars greeted by Theresa May in Downing Street after winning World Cup

England's cricket stars greeted by Theresa May in Downing Street after winning World Cup

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

England's World Cup-winning cricketers have been greeted by Theresa May in Downing Street to honour their victory in the nerve-shredding final against New Zealand.
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Archer heaps praise on one man after England's World Cup triumph

1 month ago   |   By Cricket365

Jofra Archer picked out Eoin Morgan for special praise following England's World Cup final triumph over New Zealand on Sunday.
Chasing 242 to win, Ben Stokes clawed England back into the game with an unbeaten 84 as he put on 110 with Jos Buttler (59) after England fell to 86-4.
A super over was required to decide a winner after the match ended in a tie with Stokes and Buttler hitting an impressive 15 from the bowling of Trent Boult.
The Black Caps also struck 15 from their final over but England were crowned world champions as they hit the most boundaries throughout the final.
Morgan...
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Warne: New Zealand were better team in World Cup final

1 month ago   |   By Cricket365

Shane Warne thinks New Zealand were the better team in the World Cup final but reckons England still deserved to win the tournament.
Chasing 242 to win, Ben Stokes clawed England back into the game with an unbeaten 84 as he put on 110 with Jos Buttler (59) after England fell to 86-4.
A super over was required to decide a winner after the match ended in a tie with Stokes and Buttler hitting an impressive 15 from the bowling of Trent Boult.
The Black Caps also struck 15 from their final over but England were crowned world champions as they hit the most boundaries throughout the...
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Taufel: Stokes' six in World Cup final should have been a five

Taufel: Stokes' six in World Cup final should have been a five

1 month ago   |   By Cricket365

England should only have been awarded five runs and not six for the deflection off Ben Stokes' bat, according to one former umpire.
Needing 15 runs from the final over, Stokes smashed a six and then sensationally picked up four overthrows when a throw from deep hit his bat as he dived towards his crease and rolled out to the boundary.
According to MCC rule 19.8, the runs scored should include the boundary and the runs completed by the batsmen if they had already crossed by the time the ball had been thrown, which Stokes and Rashid had not.
The rule states:
‘If the boundary results from an...
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Woakes pleased for ‘whole package' Stokes after England glory

1 month ago   |   By Cricket365

Chris Woakes was delighted to see team-mate Ben Stokes recover from a tumultuous period in his career to play a huge part as England beat New Zealand in the World Cup final on Sunday.
Stokes was charged with affray after being caught on camera repeatedly punching a man in the early hours of the morning following a one-day international with West Indies in 2017.
The Durham man was found not guilty but did not play for England while awaiting trial , meaning he missed out on the Ashes Series.
And following England's World Cup glory , after a super over, on Sunday, Woakes was delighted that...
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England Cricket World Cup final star Ben Stokes: I told myself, 'don't try and be a hero!'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

England's Cricket World Cup star Ben Stokes has revealed what was going through his mind during the conclusion of Sunday's epic final against New Zealand: "Don't try and be a hero!"
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