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Ben Stokes signs three year contract with Durham

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Durham Cricket has declared that England all-rounder Ben Stokes has marked an agreement expansion with the Club. The 30-year-old has marked an agreement until at minimum the finish of the 2024 season.

Ben Stokes is a vital piece of the England group – highlighting across all organisations since making his senior introduction in 2011 against Ireland.

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“I am delighted to commit to a further three years with Durham, I have had some fantastic memories playing for the Club over the years and I look forward to experiencing more of this in the future,” said by Stokes in the statement.

Stokes made his Durham County Championship debut against Essex in 2010, playing 64 red ball games for the Club scoring 3611 top of the line runs with a best of 185 against Lancashire.

“Ben is one of the finest players in the world and while we may not see him as much as we would like his influence around the club remains huge.

“It’s fantastic to see Ben back fit and well following his time away from the game and now back playing for England in the Ashes.”

“We are extremely happy that Ben has agreed his future to Durham for a further 3 yearssaid by Marcus North, Director of Cricket.

He has played 71 test matches for England, scoring 4631 runs averaging 37.04 and taking 163 wickets which incorporates his renowned 135* against Australia at Headingley.

Now it will be amazing to see this astonishing player taking ahead in the tournament which will capitalise team’s morale and more depth in batting as well as in bowling respectively.

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