Ben Stokes: England skipper Ben Stokes has been selected as the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year for 2022. It’s only been two days since he was named captain of the ICC Men’s Test Team.
He also becomes the third England player to win the trophy. Following in the footsteps of Alastair Cook (2011) and Joe Root (2021), Australia’s left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja has knocked out compatriot Jonny Bairstow. and South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada, all of whom were named to the ICC Test XI for 2022.
Ben Stokes, together with current coach Brendon McCullum, has transformed England’s Test prospects in 2022. Ben Stokes joined an English side that was suffering for success. And was at the bottom of the World Test Championship standings.
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Before he was named captain, England had lost all four of the most latest series. And had only gained one of their prior 17 Tests.
His inspiring leadership has created a fearless and aggressive unit. It has achieved nine out of ten Test series under his watch in 2022.
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Under Ben Stokes, England won a series against New Zealand and South Africa at home. While also defeating India in a one-off rescheduled Test at Birmingham to tie the series at 2-2 and thrashing Pakistan 3-0 on a historic trip in December.
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Ben Stokes has consistently remarked that removing the fear of failing from the players has resulted in England playing a super duper brand of cricket under him. He has also shown leadership by having a successful year with both ball and bat.
He collected 870 runs, two hundred, and four half-centuries, as well as 26 wickets at an aggregate of 31.19. His aggressive batting approach resulted in 26 sixes and just shy of 100 fours for the year.
Ben Stokes’ team averaged 5.50 runs per over in the historic 3-0 series triumph in Pakistan before Christmas. And the offensive batting was mirrored by the captain’s strong decision-making.
Ben’s stunning statement in a high-scoring contest in Rawalpindi gave England enough time to win as the sun sank. In what will go down as one of England’s finest away triumphs. Ben Stokes will be seen in Test play when England visits New Zealand in February 2023. For two Tests at Mount Maunganui and Wellington.
In an interview, Joe Root was questioned if Ben Stokes is the finest all-rounder in the world.