Indian Premier League is on the brink of inaugurating its next season and every cricket fans are seemingly excited about it. It will be the 14th season of the IPL which will undergo from 9th April onwards. The first match will be played between two giants of the league; Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Many foreign cricketers have already arrived in India and joined their respective franchises. Most of them have started training in their respective camps.
Ben Stokes, who is one of the best all-rounders of the IPL, has also joined the Rajasthan Royals’ clan. However, before Stokes could show his magic in the cash-rich league’s upcoming edition, a user on social media tried to fire some cheap shots at the 29-year-old English cricket star.
Ben Stokes Gives A Fitting Reply To Shut Down The Troll
The troll alleged that Stokes is a money chaser and gets tired whenever the latter dons the England jersey. He said: “Chasing a pound note again, once back in an England shirt, will be too tired to bowl.”
However, Stokes decided to shut down the troll as he came up with a fitting reply. The English all-rounder responded to the senseless claim and wrote: “When have I ever been too tired to bowl in an England shirt, pal???”
When have I ever been to tired to bowl in a England shirt pal??? https://t.co/854pfJRDXA
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) March 31, 2021
Ahead of his joining in the Royals camp for the 2021 edition of IPL, Stokes gave Sky Sports an interview where he showed his excitement, saying he was looking forward to the tournament as the IPL was returning to India. Last year the tournament was held in Dubai and Stokes joined after few matches and helped Rajasthan Royals win few matches but they couldn’t make it to the playoffs.
“It’s great for the competition that it’s come back to its roots (India) after taking place in Dubai last year, which was an achievement in itself,” said Stokes. Stokes hopes that fans will be allowed in IPL this year around to build some momentum after a really rough patch of a pandemic.