England all-rounder Ben Stokes to retire from ODIs after Tuesday's match against SA
Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011 and has scored 2919 runs in 104 ODIs, averaging 39.44, including three centuries and 21 half-centuries, and picked 74 wickets at an average of 41.79. He captained the ODI side during last summer's 3-0 series victory against Pakistan when first-choice members were unavailable due to Covid-19 outbreak.
The term 'Bazball' devalues the achievements of the England Test team: Rob Key
Following England's four successive Test victories with McCullum and Stokes at the helm, where they have chased down some amazing scores including the record 378-run chase effected against India in the rescheduled fifth game at Edgbaston, the term 'Bazball' is being openly used to describe the side's positive and attacking style of play.
England Women score massive win over South Africa; take 2-0 lead in ODI series
It was Dunkley's maiden ODI century which laid the foundation for England's mammoth 337/5 in 50 overs in the second ODI after the hosts elected to bat first. Openers Tammy Beaumont and Emma Lamb got England Women going with a fine opening partnership 127.
Ben Stokes rested from England's T20I series against South Africa, The Hundred
England's Test skipper Stokes missed the T20I series against India to rest after captaining England to four consecutive Test victories against New Zealand and India at the start of the summer. With three more against South Africa beginning in the middle of August, Stokes has been given rest, which also means missing the second edition of the Hundred for Northern Superchargers.
Hussain believes Topley justified importance in England's white-ball side after 6-24
In defence of 246, Topley made use of seam movement, variable bounce and varied his pace to pick up 6-24, the best-ever figures by any England bowler in ODI history as India crashed to 146 all out in 38.5 overs, giving the hosts a 100-run victory.
We don't need to panic ahead of second ODI, says Moeen Ali
Buttler stepped up as white-ball skipper after Eoin Morgan's retirement last month, winning just one of his first four matches against a strong India side. The tourists took the Twenty20 series 2-1 and then routed England by 10 wickets in the first one-day international, dismissing them for 110 before knocking off the runs without loss.
No need to press the panic button, says Buttler after 10-wicket loss
England suffered the ignominy of being bundled out for just 110 in 25.2 overs, their lowest total against India in ODIs, with pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah grabbing a career-best 6/19 in 7.2 overs.
Stokes, Root, Bairstow excited with return to ODIs against India, says Matthew Mott
Since the time Stokes took over as Test skipper from Root, England have won all of their four Tests till now, playing a new brand of attacking cricket in the longest format of the game. A 3-0 sweep of New Zealand by chasing down 277, 299 and 296 was followed by a record 378-chase against India in the rescheduled fifth Test at Edgbaston to draw the five-match series 2-2, with Bairstow and Root being heavy contributors with the bat.
England is injecting life into Test cricket: Justin Langer
Since McCullum took charge of the Test side, England have looked a completely different outfit, defeating New Zealand 3-0 at home with successful chases of 277, 299 and 296. In July, they took it a notch higher, chasing down a mammoth 378, their highest-ever chase in the format, to win the rescheduled fifth Test against India at Edgbaston, raising the decibel level of 'Bazball' higher than ever.
I don't have any idea what Baz-ball is' - Brendon McCullum
England have been in fine form this summer, winning all four Test matches they have played. Coach McCullum, nicknamed 'Baz', and captain Ben Stokes have made a formidable partnership in the longest format of the game and under them, the Three Lions have played an attacking brand of cricket, which the English press has labelled as 'Baz-ball'.