England all-rounder Ben Stokes is known to be a player with a witty sense of humour. The same happened on Monday when Ben Stokes showed his witty side after he came across ESPNCricinfo's tweet.
One of the reasons why Ben Stokes's name is quite popular in India is that it rhymes with a cuss word that many people use. Virat Kohli is known to often use that cuss word when his emotions get the better of him on the field.
On Monday, ESPN asked its followers what would they tell the India skipper if they get a chance to talk to him on phone. To which Ben Stokes replied: 'Ben Stokes' if you know you know.”After Stokes tweet flooded the comments section with hilarious tweets. Here is how Twitterati reacted;
After Stokes tweet flooded the comments section with hilarious tweets. Here is how Twitterati reacted;
Meanwhile, India choked New Zealand yet again to turn it around for a seven-run win in the fifth T20 International, giving them a rare 5-0 series whitewash in the shortest format on Sunday. With the series already in the bag after they won the first four matches of the five-match series, skipper Virat Kohli decided to rest in the final game with deputy Rohit Sharma leading the charge.
Batting first, India posted 163 for 3 in the allotted 20 overs. Rohit Sharma top-scored for the hosts, scoring 60 before retiring hurt. In reply, New Zealand ended up on 156 for 9.