When it comes to IPL and all-rounders, there's no one better than Ben Stokes. The English all-rounder has been in top-notch form since the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and has been among the top run-getters for his country. Moreover, his sheer audacity to destroy an opposition with his batting and bowling, has been unmatchable. Read more - Tim Paine is not going anywhere in my eyes: Nathan Lyon on Test captaincy
However, he was fooled by his wife today, April 1st, which is also known as April Fool's day. The southpaw took to Instagram to share his chat with his wife, where she has clearly pranked him and Stokes has no answer to the hilarious prank.
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His wife started with briefing him about the school's reopening and spikes in COVID-19 cases. Clare, his wife, then went on to add that she could've come to India instead to support him for IPL 2021. Ben Stokes, being too naive, fell in the trap and replied, "Don't let it frustate you." And then, suddenly, she surprised him saying 'April Fool'. Stokes, being bowled over by the prank had no words other than to appreciate his wife. He wrote: "Well Played."
Here's Ben Stokes' Instagram story:
When have I ever been too tired to bowl? Ben Stokes gives a fitting reply to a user
Recently, Ben Stokes gave an interview to Sky Sports and an English cricket fan lashed hard at him for preferring IPL over his country. "Chasing a poung note again, once back in an England shirt will be too tired to bowl," the Twitter user wrote to criticize Stokes.
Chasing a pound note again, once back in an england shirt will be too tired to bowl ????????
— roger (@rogerc32) March 31, 2021
However, Stokes came up with a fitting reply to silence the critic as he quoted the tweet asking, "When have I ever too tired to bowl in a 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