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Top 5 knocks of Ben Stokes in his ODI career

June 6, 2021

Written By,

Payel Gosh

Ben Stokes is undoubtedly one of the best all-rounders in the ODI format. In 98 matches in his ODI career, Stokes amassed a total of 2817 runs for England. The England all-rounder has also scalped a total of 74 wickets for England in his ODI career. Stokes is arguably one of England’s most important players in the ODI format. That said, here are the 5 best knocks of Ben Stokes in his ODI career:

1. 84* vs New Zealand

Stokes ran riot against New Zealand in the ICC 2019 World Cup final. His unbeaten knock of 84 pulled England from the jaws of defeat against NZ in the ICC 2019 World Cup final. In the end, England won the super over and went on to clinch their maiden ODI World Cup trophy.

2. 99 vs India

Stokes batted brilliantly against India in an ODI match this year. Unfortunately, Ben stokes got out at 99 and failed to notch a century against the Men in Blue. His magnificent innings of 99 helped England chase a total of 337 and win the ODI match against India.

3. 89 vs South Africa

Stokes looked unplayable against South Africa in the 1st match of the ICC 2019 World Cup. His superb knock of 88 guided England to a competitive total of 311. South Africa needed to chase a total of 312 to win the match. However, England bowled out South Africa for just 208. In the end, England went on to win the match by a comprehensive margin of 104 runs.

4. 102 vs Australia

Stokes looked in fine form with the bat against Australia in an ODI match back in 2017. England needed to chase a total of 277 runs to win the ODI match. Ben Stokes’s sublime knock of 102 guided England to a historic ODI win against Australia in 2017. Owing to his brilliant performance with the bat, Ben Stokes was awarded the Man of the Match award.

5. 71* vs Pakistan

Stokes battled superbly against Pakistan in an ODI match back in 2017. England needed to chase a total of 341 to win the ODI match. Stokes’s unbeaten knock of 71 in 64 balls guided England to the victory line with only 3 balls left to play.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh