Ashes 2023: England skipper Ben Stokes gives update on his bowling ahead of the opening Test

Ashes 2023: England skipper Ben Stokes gives update on his bowling ahead of the opening Test

In a significant development leading up to the highly anticipated Ashes series, England captain Ben Stokes has provided an update on his bowling capabilities, dispelling concerns over his long-standing knee injury.

As cricket’s oldest rivals, England and Australia, gear up to face each other in a five-match Test series commencing on June 16 at Edgbaston in Birmingham, Stokes has declared himself fit to bowl in the first Ashes Test.

During England’s training sessions in preparation for the series, Stokes showcased his readiness to take on the bowling duties by training with heavily-strapped knees. In the team’s three training days leading up to the opening Test, the talismanic all-rounder demonstrated his commitment to recovery and his determination to contribute with both bat and ball.

“The last three days (of training) ha

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