Ben Stokes

Stokes stars as England thrash South Africa in World Cup opener

Stokes stars as England thrash South Africa in World Cup opener

  • Stokes top-scored with 89 in England’s 311 for eight, held a brilliant catch and took two for 12, including the last wicket, as England won with 61 balls left
  • Jofra Archer did the early damage with the ball, the fast bowler taking three for 27 in seven overs
By AFP ·