It took England almost twenty years to revamp themselves into the current invincible unit as they won their first ICC 50-over World Cup in 2019 on home soil. The 'Three Lions' are no longer a team that pins their hopes on an overtly-reliable player. Led by limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan, and Test captain Joe Root, England has a strong core of players across all three formats, and are a nightmare to play against, especially in their own backyard.
Although there are a lot of leaders in the current England squad, in terms of having an impact and making the difference, no one even comes close to all-rounder Ben Stokes. However, just like any other cricketer, Stokes also had his fair shares of ups and downs.
Stokes' early days in the gentlemen's games were embroiled with controversies. But, the southpaw showcased grit and determination to become one of the leading icons in world cricket.
In the meantime, let's take a look at 5 factors which make Ben Stokes the best all-rounder in world cricket, at present:
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