IPL 2017: Ben Stokes likely to miss play-offs, may fly home for South Africa series ahead of Champions Trophy

Earlier, the England board had confirmed that the trio of Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler could miss the Ireland series and return from IPL on May 14.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 11, 2017 6:06 pm
ipl 2017,ben stokes, ben stokes likely to return, stokes, ben stokes 100, cricket news, cricket, sports news, indian express Earlier, the England board had confirmed that Ben Stokes could miss the Ireland series and return from IPL on May 14. (Source: BCCI)

As per reports England allrounder and Rising Pune Supergiant’ most expensive player Ben Stokes is likely to return to home for national duties. Reportedly Stokes will fly back to fulfil his national duties with the England team as the three lions face South Africa in a three-match one-day international series beginning May 24. Before the first game, there are two practice matches scheduled, on May 19 and 21. (Results | Fixtures | Points Table)

It may be recalled here that earlier David Miller and Hashim Amla left for South Africa on Monday to join their national side for the ODI series against England. Earlier, the England board had also confirmed that the trio of Stokes, Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler could miss the Ireland series and return from IPL on May 14.

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