Ben Stokes travels rocky road from zero to hero

Many sporting careers contain their share of ups and downs but few can match the highs and lows that have come the way of England’s Ben Stokes. He became a national hero for the second time in just over a month when his astounding 135 not out saw England to an incredible one-wicket win in the third Ashes Test at Headingley on Sunday. Continue Reading

World Cup finals: What the English players said

England found cricketing bliss by dint of divine intervention and Ben Stokes’ brilliance, cracking a code that proved indecipherable for 44 years as history sliced through teary-eyed New Zealand’s grasp in a final that will be remembered for ages. England won it via Super Over on boundary count. Continue Reading