KL Rahul, who has been dropped from the Test squad against South Africa, spoke about Ben Stokes’ game style. The England allrounder Ben Stokes has given the humongous performance this year.
Ben Stokes was the crucial part of two big tournaments. In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Stokes was given the responsibility to play in super-over. He sincerely did his duty and handed over the first Cricket World Cup to England. He performed very well in that entire tournament. KL Rahul is also impressed with the innings played by Ben Stokes in the third Test match of the Ashes 2019.
The third Test match of the Ashes 2019 played in Headingly was remarkable for Stokes. The allrounder gave the magical victory to the team by scoring unbeaten 135 runs. It helped the team to make a comeback in the Test series. KL Rahul chatted at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
“What he did was unbelievable. It will always remain the best Test match that was ever played. To play an innings like that is incredible. he’s a phenomenal player and phenomenal athlete – you can watch that game over and over again,” Rahul said
I hope Ben Stokes can play for my team: KL Rahul
KL Rahul is so impressed that he wants Ben Stokes to play in his team in the next Indian Premier League (IPL). Ben Stokes plays for Rajasthan Royal (RR) while KL Rahul plays for Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
Rahul added, “He can bowl, he’s a phenomenal fielder, yeah, he’s played out there before and he’s had a great impact on the teams he’s played for. I hope he can play for my team, it’d be great to have him on my team.”
Meanwhile, the buzz for next year IPL season has started. The 13th edition of the league will be played in April and May, as per reports. The date of the auction has been announced and it is scheduled on 19th December 19. Franchises are getting ready to release and enrol the players.