Ben Stokes AGREES to return from ODI retirement and help England secure 50 World Cup wins… with the talisman set to be named in the New Zealand squad on Wednesday.

Ben Stokes will be included in England’s one-day squad for subsequent month’s four-match collection in opposition to New Zealand on Wednesday as he prepares for the World Cup in India in October.

Mail Sport revealed that England white-ball coach Matthew Mott had turned to Stokes in some unspecified time in the future to (*50*) Jos Buttler’s workers defend the trophy they received in opposition to the New Zealanders in 2019 at Lord’s.

And Stokes, who made the newest of his 105 ODIs in July 2022, would have agreed, regardless of the incontrovertible fact that his troublesome left knee will doubtless see him play solely as a batsman, ending the speculation that he’ll ship for now. bear a joint surgical process.

Fast bowler Jofra Archer might nonetheless be chosen for the World Cup, though the deadline for teams to announce their provisional 18-man squad is not going to be till September 5.

Archer is probably going to return to the England squad after a long-term elbow harm for the three-match ODI collection in opposition to Ireland beginning on September 20.

Ben Stokes’ return to England half a day sooner than the World Cup will be confirmed on Wednesday

England white-ball coach Matthew Mott made a passionate plea to get Stokes once more

The World Cup squad doesn’t have to be whittled down to the closing 15 till September 28.

Meanwhile, the New Zealand collection will start on September 8 and will be preceded by 4 T20 matches in opposition to equivalent opponents.

Stokes, who led his nation to a 2-2 draw in the Ashes final day trip, comes out unscathed and is set for a dramatic return to the most vital stage.

England’s first World Cup match is on October 5 in opposition to New Zealand in Ahmedabad.

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