England all-rounder Ben Stokes will Play for Big Bash

England all-rounder Ben Stokes joined Big Bash League after injury of Jesse Ryder. Ben Stokes will play  for   Australian Big Bash League.

ben stokes all rounder join big bash league

Ben Stokes  joined Melbourne Renegades in the  Australian  Big Bash League replacing the injured  jesse Ryder.

Stokes, 26, who plays his county cricket for Durham, is one of eight England-qualified players signed up for the Twenty20 competition.

Jesse Ryder was a new zealand cricketer who is suffering from a back  Injury.

After contracting   stokes said on his team’s website that “I’m excited about coming to Melbourne for the second half of the season,”. 

England-qualified players in the Big Bash

  • Andrew Flintoff
  • Alex Hales
  • Luke Wright
  • Kevin Pietersen
  • Michael Carberry
  • Michael Lumb
  • Eoin Morgan

“It was great to see them get their first win on the board last Tuesday and I’m looking forward to the upcoming matches so we can build on that result and hopefully drive the team towards finals success.”

Renegades coach Simon Helmot added: “Ben is a quality player and was recognised by many as one of the shining lights during England’s difficult tour of Australia last year.”

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