Ben Stokes’s plans on hold as he awaits result of knee scans | Cricket News

England all-rounder Ben Stokes said he is holding off from making plans until he gets the results of scans on a knee problem he struggled with during their tour of the West Indies last month.
The 2022 County Championship begins on April 7, while several England players are already in action in the Indian Premier League.
“(With) my knee problems out in the Caribbean, I am getting all the scans … so I literally can’t make any plans until we see what is going on there,” Stokes said on the Round the Wicket podcast on Tuesday.
“At the moment, no training until I get these scans, then we find out what is going on, then hopefully can make a plan from there on.”
England have won just one of their last 17 Tests and pressure has been mounting on the team following a 4-0 Ashes series defeat by Australia and a 1-0 loss in the West Indies.
Stokes said England had made progress in recent months but had let themselves down by “playing the situation over playing the man” at key points.
“(We need to) break it down a lot simpler and just go ‘right, it’s me against you’ rather than me against the whole situation of this whole game,” he added
England return to action in June when they host New Zealand in a three-Test series.

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