It was only a matter of time before a senior England player decided enough was enough — and it was no great surprise to hear that player was Ben Stokes.
Ben has given everything to England over the past few years, and it was typical of the man that he returned to captain his country for the recent white-ball games against Pakistan even though he wasn’t fully fit.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
But the lifestyle our leading cricketers have been asked to lead since the start of the pandemic has been incredibly tough, and it’s absolutely right that someone like Ben — who has a young family — has decided that he needs to look after his own wellbeing.
All-rounder Ben Stokes has given everything to England over the past few years
Last summer, with the whole country in lockdown, it felt as if the cricketers were putting on a show. They were prepared to go through bubble life, away from their loved ones, partly because it cheered everyone else up to watch some live sport.
But as society reopens now, the prospect of spending yet more time in the bio-bubble, away from your wife and kids, is not appetising.
It’s hard enough under normal