Ben Stokes will not play in IND vs ENG Test Series, because of this he took a break

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London: England’s star all-rounder Ben Stokes has taken an indefinite break from cricket, giving priority to his mental health. He will no longer play against Team India in the 5-Test series starting on August 4.

Finger injury is also a big reason

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement that Ben Stokes has also taken rest from a finger injury on his left hand, which will be fully recovered until his return to competitive cricket earlier this month. had not happened.

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Effect of bio bubble on mental health

In the era of Coronavirus Pandemic, the mental health of cricketers has become a topic of constant discussion as players have to live in the bio bubble for months.

ECB supported the decision

ECB Cricket Managing Director Ashley Giles said that the board supports Stokes’ decision. He said, ‘Ben has shown tremendous courage by talking openly about his feelings and well-being. Our priority has always been the mental health and well-being of our players and will continue to be so.

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