England player Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes. (Photograph by Stu Forster/Getty Pictures)

Former England’s skipper Michael Atherton has stated that the distinguished all-rounder Ben Stokes doesn’t slot in England’s crew going to play within the upcoming 2022 T20 World Cup. Atherton additionally emphasised the truth that the likes of Sam Curran or Chris Jordan may have changed him. 

On opposite, Atherton additionally stated that Stokes is an enormous match participant and his expertise can be utilized within the upcoming competitors. To notice,  Stokes has not been an everyday characteristic of the English squad on the subject of T20I cricket, however he’s at present collaborating within the three-match T20I collection towards Australia.  

Stokes is a shoo-in to this crew however has not performed a lot T20 for fairly a while: Michael Atherton 

“You could possibly have each Curran and Jordan within the taking part in XI. Stokes is a shoo-in to this crew however has not performed a lot T20 for fairly a while. On the plus aspect you assume that it is a massive match and he’s an enormous sport participant, Atherton stated in an interplay with Sky Sports activities.

“However in case you have a look at this format, the reality is that he has simply not performed that a lot. So, perhaps Malan at No.3, Brook at No.4 after which you may slot in Curran and Jordan,” he additional added.

Atherton additionally talked about another points with the English crew. “There are just a few points surrounding the England crew. One in every of which is accidents, the opposite concern is on the high of the order. Salt did effectively in Pakistan and is pushing Alex Hales,” stated Atherton. 

The Three Lions have defeated Australia in a three-match T20I collection after successful the second sport on October 12. England underneath the management of the skipper Jos Buttler will need to win the collection towards the World T20 champions earlier than getting into the T20 World Cup. England was knocked out of the 2021 T20 World Cup after being thrashed by New Zealand within the semi-final match of the match.