Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the current season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 due to a fracture in his left-hand finger.
Rajasthan Royals franchise reported on Tuesday that he suffered a finger injury while fielding in the team’s first match against Punjab Kings on Monday.
they said, “Subsequently, it was found out that he has a fracture in his finger, which unfortunately caused him to drop out of the current IPL season.”
“Everyone in Rajasthan Royals considers him an important member of the Royals family,” RR said. We wish him a speedy recovery. We are delighted that Ben wants to continue with the team to offer his valuable support. We will review their possible options. “
Stokes fractured his left finger while diving to catch West Indies batsman Chris Gayle. “Stokes bowled just one over due to injury.
At the same time, he could not open the account at-bat and was caught by Mohammed Shami on his own ball. He did not think that he will be out of this IPL season without scoring with the bat. In his absence, all-rounder Chris Morris, bought for 16.25 crores, is going to have more responsibility.
Stokes will remain in India for a week. On Thursday, he will have an X-ray of his hand to give an idea of how serious the injury is. The England and Wales Cricket Board is in talks with Rajasthan Royals for the management of the injury.
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The IPL 2020 Ben Stokes, who had been missing the first half, took the field, a week after coming to the UAE. But by the time his bat ran, Rajasthan had been eliminated from the tournament.
In 8 matches of IPL 2020, Ben Stokes was able to score 285 runs at an average of 40 and a strike rate of 142. His highest score in this was 107 runs. At the same time, in the bowling, Ben Stokes had taken 2 wickets for 154 runs from 90 balls.