Ben Stokes indicators three-year contract extension with Durham
England allrounder to stick at Riverside a minimum of till finish of 2024
Stokes, 30, just lately returned to motion with England within the first Ashes Check at Brisbane, after lacking a lot of the 2021 season to control his psychological well being within the wake of a badly damaged finger.
A lot of Stokes’ rehabilitation paintings forward of his comeback used to be completed on the Riverside, the place he made his County Championship debut in opposition to Essex in 2010. He has since long gone directly to play 64 first class fits for the membership, scoring 3611 runs, with a very best of 185 in opposition to Lancashire.
Extra just lately, on the other hand, his calls for as an England participant throughout codecs have restricted his availability to Durham. He has to this point performed 72 Assessments, scoring 4650 runs at 36.61 and taking 163 wickets, in addition to 101 ODIs and 34 T20Is.
“I’m extremely joyful to decide to an extra 3 years with Durham,” Stokes stated. “I’ve had some improbable reminiscences enjoying for the membership over time and I stay up for experiencing extra of this someday.”
Durham’s Director of Cricket, Marcus North added: “Ben is without doubt one of the best avid gamers on the planet and whilst we would possibly not see him up to we would love, his affect across the membership stays massive.
“It is improbable to look Ben again are compatible and neatly following his time clear of the sport and now again enjoying for England within the Ashes. We’re extraordinarily glad that Ben has agreed his long run to Durham for an extra 3 years.”