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Stokes appointed as captain of England’s test cricket team


LONDON (AP) — Ben Stokes is the new captain of England’s test cricket team. The allrounder replaced Joe Root, who quit the role two weeks ago with England having only won one of its last 17 test matches. Stokes has just returned to the team after a spell out for mental-health reasons. It is the first big decision by Rob Key, the former England batsman who was recently hired as managing director of man’s cricket in England.

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