Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes. (Picture by Gareth Copley – ECB/ECB through Getty Photos)

England’s white-ball skipper Jos Buttler has opined that Ben Stokes’s surprising retirement name from 50-over cricket ought to be a “wake-up name” for these working the sport. The left-handed batter performed his final 50-over match on July 19, in opposition to South Africa.

Stokes couldn’t do a lot in his ultimate ODI as he was dismissed after scoring simply 5 runs and was costly with the ball as he bowled 5 overs and gave away 44 runs for no wickets because the Three Lions misplaced the match by 62 runs.

There’s a little bit of disappointment that Ben is not obtainable in ODIs: Jos Buttler

“It ought to undoubtedly be a little bit of a wake-up name. Completely. Particularly with the magnitude of the participant. Ben’s some of the recognizable gamers in world cricket, somebody everybody needs to see play in each format. I’m positive there’s extra to it than the schedules and so forth. however I believe in worldwide cricket you at all times need your greatest gamers enjoying if doable,” Buttler mentioned after Stokes performed his ultimate ODI on Tuesday.

“It’s bittersweet as an England fan. There’s a little bit of disappointment that Ben is not obtainable on this type of the sport. However our loss in ODI cricket is definitely going to be England’s acquire in Take a look at cricket. That’s his favoured format and his precedence, particularly now he’s captain, and I’m positive it would give him way more longevity within the purest type of the sport,” Butter added.

Earlier Stokes had said that he’s not with the ability to contribute to ODI cricket and another person ought to take his spot. Speaking about Stokes’ numbers in ODI cricket, the left-handed batter performed 105 matches and scored 2924 runs at a mean of virtually 40 and likewise picked 74 wickets.

“We aren’t vehicles. You may’t simply fill us up and we’ll go on the market and be able to be fuelled up once more. We had a Take a look at sequence after which the one-day crew had a sequence happening on the identical time – that was a bit foolish,” Stokes had mentioned on BBC’s Take a look at Match Particular.

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