Ben Stokes did not start well in the IPL this year and the Rajasthan Royals star all-rounder was ruled out of the tournament due to a finger injury.
Stokes suffered this injury during the first match against Punjab Kings. Stokes has returned to his native England on Saturday for his finger surgery. Before he left, the Rajasthan team held a very emotional farewell ceremony for him, and during this time he also presented him with a jersey in the name of his late father. At the same time, the team of Rajasthan Royals tweeted and also gave the message of their recovery as soon as possible.
During Farewell before leaving for England, Rajasthan team captain Sanju Samson presented Stokes with a jersey in his father’s name. Ben Stokes became very emotional seeing this jersey. He said, “It is very sad to leave here like this but I cannot do anything.”
Rajasthan Royals also posted a very emotional video on their official Twitter handle. In this video, the moments so far spent with Stokes’ team are shown. At the same time, the franchisee wrote in its tweet, “It is a very difficult interest to say goodbye. Goodbye until you get back again.”
Stokes will stay away from the ground for 12 weeks
Stokes suffered an injury while catching against Chris Gayle who played against the Punjab Kings. A subsequent scan confirmed a fracture in one of his left fingers. Due to this fracture, Stokes will have to stay away from the field for 12 weeks.