England Test coach Brendon McCullum is positive about all-rounder Ben Stokes’ decision to withdraw from the ODIs, but he is not sure if it will become a trend given the hectic cricket program.
London. England Test coach Brendon McCullum is positive about all-rounder Ben Stokes’ decision to withdraw from the ODIs, but he is not sure if it will become a trend given the hectic cricket program. World Cup 2019 final hero Stokes surprised everyone on Monday by announcing his retirement from ODIs. He had said that it is impossible for him to play in all three formats. When asked if he was happy with Stokes’ decision, McCullum said, “Yes, I’m happy with his decision.
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McCullum was also asked if Stokes’ move would become a trend for other players in the world as well. About this, the former New Zealand captain said: “The number of players playing in all formats is smaller. He (Stokes) could have made such a decision, but it was also the need of the hour given the busy schedule and he prioritized his role as test captain, but to be honest, I’m totally positive about it. I’m looking forward to spending more time with Stokes now. ”
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Stokes’ decision came as a surprise to many as he is only 31 years old, but McCullum sees a different aspect of it. “We definitely want to see Stokes play in all three formats. He’s a superstar and we’ve seen what he’s achieved, but sometimes you have to look at the other side of things and I’m looking at it positively. he be able to give more time to the test team.
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