England Test captain Ben Stokes got his bag stolen at Kings Cross station in London containing his personal items. The bag included his clothes and belongings and the all-rounder, expressed his anger regarding the issue on Twitter. Stokes returned to England after the Three Lions’ two-game Test series in New Zealand.
Unfortunately for England, the host pulled off a miracle win to level the series in a game which is dubbed the ‘Miracle at the Basin’. Stokes was also dealing with a fitness concern during the match which hindered him from having a bigger impact on the fixture.
Going back to his recent incident, Ben Stokes wrote, “To whoever stole my bag at King’s Cross train station. I hope my clothes are too big for you ya absolute ******.” Check out the tweet here:
After the thrilling New Zealand tour, Ben Stokes will be travelling for the Indian Premier League where he is set to play for the Chennai Super Kings. Addressing his new stint in the IPL, Stokes spoke about being ready to play for the Yellow Army despite the injury concern.
In the press conference after the second Test against New Zealand, Stokes said, “I’ve been working hard with our physio and medics but once the games came around it was hard to get everything done around my knee. I’m going to the IPL, don’t worry. I’ve had conversations with Flem [Chennai coach Stephen Fleming] and he’s fully aware of the situation with my body at the moment.”
Further in the press conference, Stokes spoke about how the injury affected him during the game. Further stokes stated that he has enough time to recover and will be back, fully fit for the Ashes. He said, “I’m not a surgeon but I knew when I’d bowled a bit it didn’t feel good.”
“I’ve got a four-month period now to get it even better before the Ashes and I’ll be doing everything I can. I’ve been in different situations where I’ve been good, I’ve gone through situations where it’s not been good, but if anything I’ll probably take my commitment to getting it better even more now."
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