ECB chief comes in support for Ben Stokes
England Cricket Board cheif Tom Harrison comes in support for England’s all-rounder Ben Stokes regarding the news on the Daily regarding his past.
England newspaper The Sun published a news about Ben Stokes personal life, claiming that his mother’s two children were killed by her ex in 1988, a few years before the Stokes’ birth.
The news of three decades ago regarding Ben Stokes’ personal life has created controversy in the cricketing world. The all-rounder him self critiised the newspaper for disturbing someone’s personal life for no reasons.He said that his family has worked hard to deal with the private trauma and to keep the “deeply personal and traumatic events” private.
“We, like the wider sporting world, are disgusted and appalled at the actions taken in revealing the tragic events from Ben’s past.”
“We are saddened that an intrusion of this magnitude was deemed necessary in order to sell newspapers or secure clicks. Ben’s exploits this summer have cemented his place in cricket’s history – we are sure the whole sport, and the country, stands behind him in support,” he added.
Already the England all-rounder is getting support from all over the people in the cricketing fraternity in this issue. Recently Ben Stokes had a memorable Ashes tournament, scoring 441 runs and taking eight wickets in the five Tests.