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35 Inspirational Ben Stokes Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Ben Stokes Quotes On Success

Benjamin Andrew Stokes OBE is an English international cricketer and vice-captain of the England cricket team in Test cricket. Stokes was part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In July 2020, Stokes captained the England team for the first time, for the first Test match against the West Indies. Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Stokes moved to northern England with his parents at the age of 12, where he learnt the game and began playing club cricket for local teams. A left-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler, Stokes has been the top-ranked Test all-rounder in the world since July 2020. As a bowler, Stokes consistently bowls at around the 140kph (87 mph) mark and he can also swing the ball. An attacking middle-order batsman, he holds the record for England’s fastest ever Test double-century, the fastest ever Test match 250, and the highest ever score for a Test batsman batting at number six. He also holds the record for the most runs scored by an individual batsman in the morning session of a Test match. Stokes became the highest-paid overseas player in the history of the Indian Premier League in 2017, fetching a record contract of ₹14.5 million ($2.1 million or £1.7 million); he won the Most Valuable Player award during the season. In January 2020, Stokes was awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Best Cricketer of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and three months later was named the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for 2019.May these Ben Stokes Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “As professional sportsmen at the top of the game we do have worries. We do think of the worst and that’s absolutely fine. There’s no weakness in feeling like that.” Ben Stokes

2. “I have really enjoyed the responsibility of leading the team and making the decisions out there.” Ben Stokes

3. “As players ourselves, to inspire other players to do what we do is awesome.” Ben Stokes

4. “Never give up. It’s never over until it’s over.” Ben Stokes

5. “All I’m interested in is putting in consistent performances. If awards come along with that, great. It means you are doing something right.” Ben Stokes

6. “There is always that thing when you step up a level and you worry, am I going to be good enough? There’s always doubt in my mind.” Ben Stokes

7. “We are all about the equality through society and sport.” Ben Stokes

8. “I just go out there and try to do what I am paid to do, which is score runs and take wickets.” Ben Stokes

9. “The older you get the harder you’ve got to train.” Ben Stokes

10. “For me, it is about always trying to find ways to improve and get better.” Ben Stokes

11. “I know I’m in a very fortunate position. I make a good living doing something I used to do for fun as a kid messing around in the garden. I’m in a fortunate position, so you try and give what you can, I guess.” Ben Stokes

12. “On the field, MS epitomises calmness and, from a cricket point of view, has the best angle in terms of field placements.” Ben Stokes

13. “Being an instinctive player is great but there’s time in the past where I’ve let how I’m playing at the time affect me, thinking I can play some big shots and I’d be alright.” Ben Stokes

14. “I am extremely nervous before anything. People who say they aren’t nervous are telling a white lie. Nerves get you going, as you are playing for so much at the highest level.” Ben Stokes

15. “You can never beat your own mind when it plays tricks on you.” Ben Stokes

16. “Setbacks make you want to be better again.” Ben Stokes

17. “I think momentum is huge in sport, especially in a series like the Ashes.” Ben Stokes

18. “It’s not as if I ever left the pitch thinking ‘I wish I’d given a bit more today.’ You were always going to get everything from me.” Ben Stokes

19. “Sometimes you feel fine. You might have a day when you feel awful about what’s going to happen in the game. It ebbs and flows. Just embrace it.” Ben Stokes

20. “In a World Cup final, the adrenalin is going. Emotion sometimes gets the better of me but that is adrenalin and wanting us to do well.” Ben Stokes

21. “I’m always thinking about the private battle, even in the field. I’m always trying to be better than the other person I’m against.” Ben Stokes

22. “I used to be guilty of trying to get a wicket every ball, but I’ve learned the game is not that easy. That’s come with experience.” Ben Stokes

23. “It’s fine for a bowler to have a plan but I feel as a batter you need to have another plan to counteract what they’re doing.” Ben Stokes

24. “I’d rather be remembered as a player who came on and impacted a lot of games for England. If I ever take a selfish thought-process of, ‘I’m doing this for myself,’ then things will be seriously wrong.” Ben Stokes

25. “Captaincy did not change me as a player whatsoever, when I had the ball in my hand, I operated in the same manner like I always do.” Ben Stokes

26. “Players are under such pressure in crucial moments, especially at the highest level with what is on the line.” Ben Stokes

27. “I always look to perform with the bat and the ball and do good for my team.” Ben Stokes

28. “That’s the great thing about being an all-rounder. You can impose yourself on the game with bat and ball.” Ben Stokes

29. “I don’t need to be going out reverse-sweeping for six and four straightaway. Singles can be just as important as boundaries, rotating the strike and not letting the bowlers settle.” Ben Stokes

30. “You are never the complete article but the feeling you get when people come up to you and say ‘thank you for the great summer’ and inspiring children is such a great feeling.” Ben Stokes

31. “It’s all good being there for people when things are going well and smoothly but what really comes through is how you operate with someone when they need you the most.” Ben Stokes

32. “It’s amazing how quickly things can change.” Ben Stokes

33. “You can’t feel your way into an Ashes series, you have to be switched on from ball one. That’s just me in a nutshell.” Ben Stokes

34. “As a batter, I just try to put myself in a bubble, not letting anything in from the outside, looking only at how many runs I can score.” Ben Stokes

35. “It’s the same with success and failure. There’s always the momentum thing, but you just have to put whatever happened in the past behind you.” Ben Stokes

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