What I told Brathwaite was: 'He's going to bowl a couple of full tosses as always.' He is also chuffed to have had so many messages from fellow cricketers, particularly the one from Warne. Asked about the resurgence of the limited-overs side, only a year after losing to Bangladesh and failing to progress beyond the group stages of the 50-over World Cup, Morgan said: "I truly believe this is only the start of something special and we have a huge amount of talent to work with. “For about 40 minutes at the end of the game I knew I just had to deal with it. “He said, ‘It is hurting at the moment. Joe Root scored 54 and Jos Buttler added 36 as they made 155-9 off their 20 overs. It took me so long to get back on my feet. But I said to Morgy [Eoin Morgan] afterwards that I was more nervous bowling the last over of the semi-final than I was the final. He had a plan. He insisted England never became complacent, adding: "We put ourselves in a position to win, but it wasn't our day. England claimed a last-ball victory over India in the final one day international England were down, then they were up before their final crash. "He will be spewing for a long while so you have to allow him time to hurt. Ben Stokes was speaking on behalf of Waitrose, Proud Sponsor of the England Cricket teams. Off it you have to let it go.”. Stokes is no stranger to the big occasion having memorably played in a World T20 final, a Champions Trophy semi-final and numerous other high-profile international and IPL matches. https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/cricket/ben-stokes-england-cricket-2021-23289326 The first ball from Stokes was too full and got what it deserved. It is not the first time and won’t be the last so not for one second was I walking to my run-up thinking ‘19, this is all over’. You have to hand credit for that. The madness of India and a global International Cricket Council tournament has been left far behind. After the over I was devastated and you could see that from the pictures. This video content is no longer available, To watch The Telegraph's latest video content please visit, The latest offers and discount codes from popular brands on Telegraph Voucher Codes, Ben Stokes was left in state of shock after World T20 final, Ben Stokes is consoled after England lose World T20 finals, Stokes has been given much support since the final, Stokes felt like the whole world was against him, had smashed him for four sixes to snatch victory for the West Indies over England in the most spectacular and cruel way possible. Ben Stokes buries World T20 demons after leading England to maiden World Cup win. Stokes had bowled the final over of the New Zealand innings in the semi-final and conceded only one run (there were also two leg byes) and took two wickets. But you can’t take away from the fact he played a big part in winning a World Cup final for his team. "Cricket can be a cruel game," added Morgan. I didn’t know what to do. What happens on the pitch stays on it. I like to be aggressive. "I'm so proud of everybody in the squad. The next two deliveries were better but Brathwaite managed to swing under the ball and hit them with ferocious, Stokes-like power. Captain Eoin Morgan insists Ben Stokes is not to blame for England's dramatic loss to West Indies in Sunday's World Twenty20 final. It is strange. former England captain Michael Vaughan said Stokes will be "hurting for a long time". It is the nature of the game. I had to come back out on the field, collect my medal and listen to all the speeches,” he said, speaking exclusively to The Daily Telegraph. "We have got a lot of guys who are fearless characters who don't actually spend a lot of time talking about it but just go out there and grab a game by the scruff of the neck. Ben Stokes enjoys redemption at Eden Gardens to banish 'bad memories' of England's World T20 final defeat. But Stokes is not the sort of lad to take that kind of stuff. With 19 runs required off the final six deliveries, England all-rounder Ben Stokes steamed in to get his team over the line. It worked in our favour and Brathwaite played a brilliant knock there.". “Setbacks make you want to be better again. In the two T20Is against South Africa, Stokes took figures of 1–19 in the first match and 0–32 in the second, as England lost both games. I keep telling him whenever we play against each other: 'Do not speak to me because I'm going to perform'. There was just shock. England had the World Twenty20 crown in their grasp. They then had the West Indies in trouble, reducing them to 11-3 before Samuels hit form, finishing unbeaten on 85, while Brathwaite, who took 3-23 when England batted, ended 34 not out. Some days they don’t. This will be in my mind for quite a long time and I will reflect on it for a long time. It has been an incredible 12 months for Stokes and the England team. Have you EVER seen a better catch?Ben Stokes with a grab that has to be seen to be believed! A solitary sign next to the trolley park outside a branch of Waitrose in Hexham, Northumberland, is the only indication that the man who bowled the final over the World Twenty20 final is making an appearance in the store. When they needed seven I was still backing myself to get us over the line but I just couldn’t. There was history between the two, with Samuels’ saluting the England all-rounder as he walked off after being dismissed in a 2015 Test series between the sides. ", One of music's rising stars brings you her mixtape. I reckon I get more abuse when I do well than I did on that night. The field was set for the yorker. Ben Stokes failed to defend 19 runs in the final over of the World T20 in April. I couldn’t reflect on it at the time. A thrilling game of cricket that ebbed and flowed like a Test match but crammed into three hours of high intensity sporting theatre. I knew if I got six yorkers in the block hole they were only going to get eight or nine runs maximum and we would win.”. “It is probably only now really that all the emotions have started to come out about it. The Windies snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to win their record second T20 World Cup. Stokes later tweeted:external-link "Overwhelmed by all the support of everyone after a disappointing last over. Ben Stokes seemed just the man to bowl England’s last over to West Indies in the World T20 final but it will take him some time to come to terms with what happened next "He is going to be devastated. Stokes had bowled the final over of the New Zealand innings in the semi-final and conceded only one run (there were also two leg byes) and took two wickets. I remember getting the medal and thinking it’s just a runners-up medal. Sometimes it goes over the line but that can happen when playing for your country. England v West Indies, World T20 2016 final, Kolkata April 4, 2016 'Ben Stokes is still my hero' He had pedigree. So train 10 minutes longer every now and again to get better.”. "Stokes is a nervous lad you know. On a Sky Sports Cricket Watchalong of the epic World T20 final, West Indies captain Daren Sammy revealed how a comment from Ben Stokes fired up Marlon Samuels to play a key innings and win the Player of the Match award.. He is a brilliant lad. He added: "As a captain you try to talk from the heart to someone in Stokes's position and put an arm around the shoulder. You almost want it to happen because if you nail it everyone forgets [the final].”. There weren’t any good things going through my mind. Ben Stokes in sheer disbelief after being hit for four sixes in a row in the ICC T20 World Cup final Getty Images. But we knew we could get them on the back foot if we took wickets, which is what we managed to do. "We're all in this together, we enjoy our wins and we suffer with our losses so the pain will be shared tonight.". Definitely. "Well, he does not learn. To everyone who has supported us, thank you very much you've been awesome. “A hundred per cent. Pick your Telegraph Fantasy Cricket team for the chance to win a share of more than £16,000. I wanted to make sure I spoke to them and say well done because I did not want people to think I was bitter. But, speaking publicly for the first time since Sunday, Stokes reveals the feelings of disappointment are really only just beginning to kick in and admits it will take him a long time to move on despite the support of England fans and personal messages from the likes of Shane Warne. THE cricket world is consoling shattered star Ben Stokes, whose devastation will be the lasting image of the World T20 final. “The team and management are very quick to be very supportive of you in those situations. It is something I work at a lot. Darren Sammy reveals how Ben Stokes’ comment pumped up Marlon Samuels in the T20 WC final Posted On / June 9, 2020 / by Akshat Gaur Darren Sammy on 2016 T20 World Cup final … Official T20 World Cup website - live matches, scores, news, highlights, commentary, rankings, videos and fixtures from the International Cricket Council. I haven’t watched it back yet because I don’t want to bring myself to do that at this stage so I don’t know how much I missed it by but as a bowler you have a feeling as soon as you let go whether or not you have got a yorker right and it felt like I had. Part of the healing process will be acceptance that Stokes played a major role in taking a team in their infancy to the brink of a World Cup win. You tell them they will be back stronger for the experience. England all-rounder Ben Stokes buried his World Cup demons with a man-of-the-match performance in the final … “If I am being honest the next two balls when I let them go I thought they were in but 90 metres later the umpire had both his hands in the air. Asked about the resurgence of the limited-overs side, only a year after losing to Bangladesh and failing to progress beyond the group stages of the. Jai Bednall jaibednall news.com.au April 4, 2016 2:45pm You want the winner’s medal but then later we had two hours in the changing room and all the lads had medals around their neck and we were saying nobody can take this moment away from us. It is about respect to the opposition. They gave me a hug and said ‘It’s all right mate’. “After the first six I thought ‘Oh God’ but I was backing myself. England - leading run-scorers at World T20, England - leading wicket-takers at World T20. It was just complete devastation.”. BEN STOKES has spoken about how he reacted after his over led to England's defeat in the World T20 final against the West Indies. Stokes bowled the last over with the Windies needing 19 to win, only for Carlos Brathwaite to smash four sixes off the first four balls. Iconic West Indian skipper Darren Sammy has gone on to say that Ben Stokes' comment had unknowingly motivated Marlon Samuels during the ICC World T20 2016 final against England at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. I couldn’t believe it. He says there were no chats with captain Morgan. By Pa Reporter 13:52 04 Apr 2016, updated 14:47 04 Apr 2016 World Cup 2019 14th July 2019 saw Ben Stokes realising every bit of human emotion. All the talking and planning took place before the over. For Stokes the experience is still raw when we meet four days later in surroundings that could not be more different from Sunday night in Kolkata. Allow him time to hurt did well managed to swing under the ball and hit them with,. 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