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Ben Stokes of Rajasthan Royals taking the catch of Chris Gayle. Stokes sitting with a finger fracture during the same catch.
In the IPL 2021 season, the problems of Rajasthan Royals team have increased. English all-rounder Ben Stokes has been eliminated from the tournament after playing just 1 match. He suffered a finger injury while taking a catch by Chris Gayle in the match against Punjab Kings. However, he came to bat in the second innings. His finger fracture was confirmed by the Rajasthan franchise on Tuesday. Fast bowler Jofra Archer is already struggling with injury.
News of Stokes being injured in the British media
Rajasthan confirmed this after reports of Stokes being injured in British media. The franchise described these reports as correct and said that Stokes will no longer play in the IPL season. The entire team respects him. He is an important member of the team and has done a lot for the team. They have a lot of support for the team on and off the field. We wish him a speedy recovery.
Ben Stokes will remain with Rajasthan team for a few weeks
The Rajasthan franchise said that Stokes currently wanted to stay with the team and help the team with his experience. He will leave for the UK a few weeks later. We are looking for his replacement for this season.
Ben Stokes gets hurt during match against Punjab Kings
The British newspaper ‘Independent’ said in the report that Stokes had missed a catch against Punjab. To compensate for this, he came running from Long On during Gail’s catch and dived and took a catch. Shortly thereafter, Stokes felt uncomfortable in his left hand. But he kept it away and celebrated with the team.
Stokes could throw only 1 over in Punjab vs Rajasthan match
Stokes had bowled just 1 over before suffering an injury. However, he could not bowl an over after the injury. This was the reason that Punjab Kings gave Rajasthan a big target of 222 runs. According to the Independent’s report, talks have been held between the England Cricket Board and Rajasthan to manage the injury.
Will get finger x-ray done in mumbai Ben stokes
According to the report, Stokes will get the x-ray done in Mumbai itself. Their condition will be monitored on Thursday after X-rays. After this the ECB will plan for their recovery. Earlier, Archer was also injured during the series against India. He is also an important part of the Rajasthan team. However, doctors have allowed Archer to do light training. He can join the team in the second half of the IPL.