Match Tied (Royal Challengers Bangalore win one-over eliminator)
After the conclusion of a thrilling edition of World Cup, the focus is now shifting towards Ashes as historical rivals England and Australia are currently engaged in a gripping battle to claim the coveted urn. With Australia currently holding the Ashes and England being the world champions of 50-over cricket, the contest promises to be a thrilling affair.
In this regard, English all-rounder Ben Stokes revealed his liking about beating Australia. Recording a stunning performance including the man of the match award in the final against New Zealand, the talismanic cricketer is confident of a strong show in the five-game Test series.
Recently, the 28-year-old opened up about how he feels while playing against Australia. Stokes didn’t shy away from admitting that he loves beating Kangaroos more than any other team and this is what brings him extra motivation for the Ashes series.
The Christchurch born was elated to help England win their first-ever 50-over World Cup trophy, but maintained that he is totally focused on doing well in Ashes, thus making it a memorable summer for England.