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Ben Stokes named new England Test captain

Ben Stokes named new England Test captain

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Ben Stokes named new England Test captain – watch highlights of this outstanding cricketer

Ben Stokes takes over from Joe Root.  The all-rounder Stokes, 30, has scored 5,061 runs and taken 174 wickets in 79 Tests and had been vice-captain across two spells since 2017.

Batter Root, 31,stepped down after five years in charge earlier this month, having led England in a record 64 Tests.

Will he make a good cricket captain?  Send us your thoughts.

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