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England captain Ben Stokes named ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year 2022

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England captain Ben Stokes was the recipient of the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year 2022 award for his sensational performances within the longest format.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 26, 2023 13:55 IST

Ben Stokes baggage ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year award (AP Photo)

By India Today Web Desk: England captain Ben Stokes was named the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year 2022 for his sensational management in red-ball cricket. Stokes additionally scored 870 runs at a mean of 36.25 and took 26 wickets at a mean of 31.19 in Test cricket in 2022.

Stokes – together with new England head coach Brendon McCullum – utterly reworked the shape, fortunes and magnificence of England Men’s Test crew.

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England’s inspirational captain is the recipient of the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year 2022 Award 🏅#ICCAwards
— ICC (@ICC) January 26, 2023

Players and groups have performed extraordinarily attacking cricket earlier than. But Stokes has delivered a brand new stage along with his constant dedication to England’s entertaining and aggressive strategy with bat, ball and on the sector.

Since taking up as England captain, Stokes has led the crew to 9 wins from 10 Tests, finishing sequence victories over New Zealand and South Africa at residence, beating India within the one-off postponed Test to stage the sequence at 2-2, and hammering Pakistan 3-0 away from residence – England’s finest ever margin of victory within the nation.

Prior to his appointment as captain, England had been overwhelmed in every of their 4 most up-to-date accomplished sequence and had gained simply certainly one of their earlier 17 Tests.

As a captain, Stokes was massively spectacular, setting intelligent traps along with his fields and utilising his bowlers brilliantly all year long. He was additionally truthful however decisive along with his choice selections, bringing in new faces when required however not afraid to depart out type gamers if the situations merited it.

With the bat, Stokes loved a robust 2022, scoring 870 runs at a mean of 36.25 and an aggressive strike charge of 71.21, notching up two centuries.

His first-innings 103 within the second Test towards South Africa was the standout knock of his 12 months, giving his crew some impetus instantly after their solely Test lack of the English summer time.

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Jan 26, 2023