Former England captain Nasser Hussain expressed astonishment at Ben Stokes’ abrupt resignation from one-day worldwide cricket.
The 31-year-old has retired from the 50-over format and can play his farewell match at dwelling towards South Africa tomorrow (July 19).
The all-rounder revealed that juggling all three kinds and franchise cricket was difficult for him, thus he determined to step down from the enjoying XI.
Stokes has performed 104 One-Day Internationals for England, amassing 2919 runs at a mean of 39.44 and taking 74 wickets.
Ben Stokes May Have Solely Performed As A Batter In 50-Overs Cricket: Nasser Hussain
Nasser Hussain acknowledged in his Each day Mail column that it’s a disgrace Stokes needed to make this choice owing to workload:
“One thing needed to give and it’s a actual disgrace it’s the one-day format as a result of Stokes gave us that unbelievable day three years in the past at Lord’s that no England fan will ever neglect.
Nasser wrote about how the calender is jam-packed and that has prompted Stokes to retire from ODIs, “It’s simply jam-packed. The Worldwide Cricket Council hold including their very own tournaments and every board nonetheless appear to desire a future excursions programme filled with as a lot bi-lateral cricket as potential.
“I do assume I may need tried to persuade him to simply have a break, miss, some bilateral cricket and save him for World Cups or large tournaments. It might be argued that it will have been higher for Ben to surrender Twenty20 cricket and he could been torn however 50-over video games are lengthy days and take loads out of you. He might simply have performed solely as a batter in 50-over cricket, together with in subsequent 12 months’s World Cup in India, Hussain concluded.