England head coach Chris Silverwood has talked about he’ll no longer be ‘pushing’ all-rounder Ben Stokes to return to cricket following the hosts’ defeat in the 2nd Test towards India. Stokes has taken an indefinite spoil from all cricket with instantaneous build.
The all-rounder has opted for the spoil to prioritise his psychological neatly-being and to leisure his left index finger, which has no longer absolutely healed since his return to competitive cricket earlier this month. Silverwood talked about Stokes is ‘k’ appropriate now and England prefer him to return when the all-rounder is ready in his mindset to attain attend and have.
“There’s light no time limit on it, to be ideally suited. The vital element is that Ben is k, his family are k, and that he comes attend solid, and when he re-enters the frame, he’s ready in his mindset to attain attend to have for England, like all of us know he can,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Silverwood as asserting.
“I’m absolutely no longer pushing him for an answer. I don’t catch that is seemingly to be the explicit element to attain. There’s other folks around him, supporting him, and when he`s ready to attain attend in, clearly we’ll welcome him attend with launch fingers. Nonetheless until then he`ll safe your total beef up he desires. There’s no pushing from my level of peek, I don’t catch you may perhaps push these components. I’ll wait,” he added.
Ticket Wood may perhaps presumably perhaps omit third Test towards India
The England head coach furthermore hinted that pacer Ticket Wood may perhaps presumably perhaps omit the third Test towards India. “The medics are working on him, we’ll procure out more in the following couple of days. We would perhaps be able to form a option, alongside with him and our medics, nearer to the time,” talked about Silverwood. “Nonetheless if he’s no longer appropriate, he’s no longer appropriate. I absolutely received’t push him into taking half in if he tells me he’s no longer appropriate. I will explore after him,” he added.
On the launch of the fifth day in the 2nd Test, England gave the look of the favourites to possess the match. Nonetheless Bumrah and Shami confirmed class with the bat, after which an legend bowling efficiency sealed the deal for the guests.
England battled laborious, but their top-notify failures led to their downfall with the team being steamrolled for ideally suited 120 in the 2nd innings, handing guests a possess by 151 runs.
(with ANI inputs)