Talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes has been added to the England squad for the tour
of Australia later this year, delivering a huge boost in their bid to reclaim the Ashes,
looking forward to seeing my mates and being on the field with them. I’m ready for
Australia.” Ashley Giles, managing director of England’s Men’s cricket, said Stokes’s
return to the squad was terrific news but he added due to lack of game time they
needed to move cautiously.