'Never Said India Lost Deliberately': Stokes On Ex-Pak Cricketer's Claims

Ben Stokes Says Never Said India Lost To England Deliberately, Terms Ex-Pakistan Cricketers Claims As "Click Bait"

Ben Stokes, in his e-book, has analysed each recreation England performed within the International Cup 2019.© AFP


All-rounder Ben Stokes clarified that he by no means mentioned India misplaced to England intentionally all through the 2019 International Cup. Strokes’ feedback come after former Pakistan cricketer Sikander Bakht on Thursday claimed the all-rounder in his e-book has discussed that India intentionally misplaced to England in International Cup remaining yr to knock Pakistan out of the event. He additionally shared an previous video of him declaring the similar on Twitter.

Taking to Twitter Stokes clarified Bakht and wrote, “You will not in finding it motive I’ve by no means mentioned it… it is known as “twisting of phrases” or “clickbait”.”

Within the round-robin degree fit in opposition to England in Birmingham, India didn’t chase down the huge goal of 338 and fell wanting 31 runs. That used to be the one recreation that India misplaced within the premier event remaining yr ahead of the semifinal loss in opposition to New Zealand.

India’s chasing method against an enormous goal used to be criticised by way of many, particularly of wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni, together with the fanatics at house.

England changed into the eventual champion by way of beating New Zealand in a dramatic ultimate at Lord’s to boost its maiden International Cup identify because the inception of the contest.

In his quickly to be revealed e-book titled “On Fireplace”, Stokes analysed each and every of England’s video games within the International Cup.

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