Stokes hails consistent Root as England’s ‘rock’

Ben Stokes has hailed Joe Root as England’s “rock” and hopes the Test captain can lead the side to glory this summer.

Yorkshireman Root will be a crucial part of England’s top order in both the World Cup, under Eoin Morgan’s one-day leadership, and the Ashes series that follows.

And Stokes told Press Association Sport: “He’s so consistent, in white-ball cricket and red-ball cricket.

“He’s the rock of the team,...
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2019-05-22 16:23
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