Ben Stokes has not performed aggressive cricket since July.

England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Monday indicated he was making progress in recovering from his finger harm after posting an image on social media exhibiting him holding a cricket bat. The 30-year-old had two screws and scar tissue faraway from his left index finger final week after  breaking it taking part in within the Indian Premier League in April. Stokes posted {a photograph} exhibiting him holding a bat together with his bandaged finger and the phrases: “12th April broken finger. 11th October first time since breaking being able to get it round my handle.”

He added 5 smiling face emojis to the image and commented “Ohhh aye lad” to his posts on Twitter and Instagram.

Stokes took an indefinite break from cricket in July to prioritise his psychological well being however retained his England central contract on Friday.

But his withdrawal from cricket and the harm meant he was omitted from England’s Ashes squad on Sunday.

Stokes has not performed for England since July, when he reduce brief his harm rehabilitation to captain the one-day aspect in opposition to Pakistan at brief discover following a coronavirus outbreak.

Stokes just isn’t showing within the T20 World Cup, which begins in Oman and the UAE on October 17, and is unlikely to return for the Ashes.


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