Proteas on the ropes in PE thanks to Pope, Stokes magic

2020-01-17 17:52

The Proteas are on the ropes in the third Test against England in Port Elizabeth, enduring a woeful second day at St George's Park.

World star Stokes set to be key again in PE, warns Faf

2020-01-15 15:29

Rival captains Faf du Plessis and Joe Root were united in their praise of Ben Stokes ahead of the third Test between South Africa and England.

Stokes named ICC player of the year after landmark 2019

2020-01-15 10:04

Ben Stokes has been named the International Cricket Council player of the year, capping an unforgettable 2019.

'Golden nugget' Stokes inspires England to series-levelling win

2020-01-07 20:53

England captain Joe Root described Ben Stokes as a "golden nugget" after the all-rounder produced a match-clinching spell of bowling to secure a win over South Africa.

Stokes sets catching record for England

2020-01-05 11:29

England all-rounder Ben Stokes set an England Test record when he caught Anrich Nortje off James Anderson on the third day of the second Test against South Africa.

England star Stokes happy to swap 2019 success for father's good health

2020-01-01 06:44

England's Ben Stokes has insisted he would trade all the personal success he has enjoyed in 2019 if it meant his father was no longer in hospital.

Stokes rejoins England team as ill father 'stable' in hospital

2019-12-25 11:38

All-rounder Ben Stokes practised with the England team ahead of the first Test against South Africa, starting in Pretoria on Boxing Day.

Stokes misses England training after father rushed to hospital

2019-12-24 11:08

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss his team's training session in Centurion after his father was admitted to a hospital in Johannesburg.

Stokes sees big future for England 'gem' Burns

2019-12-10 20:15

Ben Stokes compared Rory Burns to England great Alastair Cook as he forecast a long international future for the Surrey opening batsman.

Stokes set to miss start of England's prep for Tests in SA

2019-11-27 10:00

Ben Stokes is likely to miss the opening warm-up ahead of the Test series against the Proteas to attend the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year awards.


Stokes, Pope regain advantage for England in 3rd Test

2020-01-16 18:00

Ben Stokes survived three reviews by South Africa as he and Ollie Pope regained the initiative for England on the first day of the third Test at St George's Park.

No Proteas in ICC Test, ODI teams of the year

2020-01-15 10:19

There were no South Africans included in the International Cricket Council's Test and ODI Teams of the Year.

Stokes makes case for Test cricket as debate rages over 5-day format

2020-01-09 06:45

Ben Stokes made an emphatic case for the unique drama of five-day Test cricket after inspiring England to victory at Newlands.

Proteas make solid start but facing record chase

2020-01-06 15:36

Ben Stokes launched an astonishing assault and Dom Sibley made an unbeaten century as England took full command on the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa.

Stokes back to scene of success but in different circumstances

2020-01-01 16:37

Ben Stokes returns to the scene of one of his most spectacular performances but the circumstances are different going into the second Test against South Africa at Newlands.

Stokes grateful to Boucher, Smith in assistance with father's illness

2019-12-28 12:59

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has thanked medical staff in Johannesburg and Cricket South Africa for their help during his father's ongoing illness.

Stokes, Woakes add to England uncertainties against Proteas

2019-12-24 19:32

England will have to make "a very late call" on their playing XI for the first Test against South Africa captain Joe Root says.

Cricket in 2019: Stokes and Smith shine in eventful year

2019-12-17 16:03

Ben Stokes starring for England and Steve Smith making an incredible return to international cricket were just some of the top stories in 2019 for the sport.

Stokes backs under-fire England skipper Root

2019-11-27 13:43

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has come out in defence of captain Joe Root, who has been criticised following the crushing first Test defeat to New Zealand.

'He's a bit of a freak' - Stokes again torments Black Caps

2019-11-21 10:01

New Zealand targeted the wicket of "freak" Ben Stokes as they battle to get back into the first Test against England at Mount Maunganui.

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