By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline
Published: 12:49 BST, 16 July 2019 | Updated: 13:06 BST, 16 July 2019
Ben Stokes is in line to receive a knighthood after guiding England to World Cup glory against New Zealand at Lord's.
Stokes was the driving force behind England's historic victory, which came following a Super Over in one of the most intense finals the sport has ever seen.
Now the 28-year-old is set to be honoured after Conservative leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt both promised to give the all-rounder a knighthood.
Ben Stokes is in line to receive a knighthood after guiding England to World Cup glory
Leadership rivals Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have each made the promise of a knighthood
Speaking during a recent leadership debate hosted by the Sun and talkRADIO, the two men competing to become the next Prime Minister took little time to decide when asked if they