England vs South Africa: In his last ODI innings, Ben Stokes managed simply 5 runs as he was out LBW whereas making an attempt to play a reverse sweep in entrance of his house crowd in Durham on Tuesday.

Ben Stokes out for five in his ODI swansong, will get standing ovation from Durham crowd (AP Photograph)


  • Stokes was out LBW for five in his last ODI knock
  • Stokes ended his ODI profession with 2924 runs in 105 matches
  • Stokes introduced shock ODI retirement on the age of 31

It was not the perfect finish to Ben Stokes’s storied one-day worldwide profession however the England all-rounder obtained a standing ovation from his house crowd at Chester-le-Road in Durham on Tuesday, July 19. Stokes was out for five within the final ODI of his profession because the famous person cricketer threw his wicket away at an important juncture in a 334-run chase towards South Africa within the ODI sequence opener in Durham.

Ben Stokes tried to play a reverse sweep however he missed a slider from the part-time off-spinner, Aiden Markram. Stokes was given out LBW by the on-field umpire and regardless of being persuaded by his accomplice Joe Root to go for the evaluation, the all-rounder determined towards utilizing it.

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Stokes could have missed a straight one from Markram however his last name in ODI cricket — deciding towards the evaluation — proved proper as replays recommended three reds with the ball occurring to hit the stumps.

Stokes wore a dejected look on his face after lacking out on one final alternative to assist England to an ODI victory. Nevertheless, there have been handshakes and applause from the opposition and the group as Stokes acknowledged the help after enjoying his last ODI knock on the age of 31.

Stokes departed for five within the twenty eighth over as England slipped to 142 for 3 after a robust begin from their openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow. After a 102-run opening stand, the hosts misplaced 3 fast wickets.

Stokes ended his ODI profession with 2924 runs in 105 matches at a median of 38.98. The 2019 World Cup hero completed his ODI profession with 3 lots of and 21 fifties.

Earlier within the day, Stokes bowled 5 overs and conceded 44 runs whereas failing to choose up a wicket as South Africa hit their method to 333 in 50 overs. Rassie van der Dussen hit 133 whereas Aiden Markram and Janemann Malan scored a fifty every in a robust batting present from the Proteas.

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