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“I had no hesitation in offering the role of Test captain to Ben. He epitomises the mentality and approach we want to take this team forward into the next era of red-ball cricket. I am delighted that he has accepted, and he is ready for the added responsibility and the honour.”
England Men’s Cricket
(appointing Ben Stokes as the 81st captain of the England Men’s Test Team, replacing Joe Root)
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