T20 World Cup 2022: England beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final of T20 World Cup. After this win, England has become the only AC team to have won T20 and ODI World Cup at the same time. Ben Stokes played an important role in this victory of England. He scored 52 runs off 49 balls. However, he was not adjudged man of the match. England had to face defeat at the hands of Ireland in the Super 12 stage of the World Cup. After this, England made a great comeback in the tournament and won the World Cup. Ben Stokes has said a big thing about this.
what stokes said
England all-rounder Ben Stokes said the loss at the hands of Ireland in the group stage hurt the team but the players soon turned their attention to other matches and thus managed to make a comeback. Stokes again proved himself to be a player of the big matches and scored a brilliant half-century under pressure conditions. He spoke on the memorable campaign of the team. Stokes, who was also the hero of England’s victory in the 2019 ODI World Cup, said after the five-wicket win against Pakistan, “We got that defeat (against Ireland) early in the tournament. We definitely had to overcome that and move on.” He said, “You can’t carry the burden of defeat in a tournament like this. It was our slight mistake and credit goes to Ireland who beat us but the best team learns from their mistakes and is not affected by them.
Ben Stokes has always performed for his team in big matches. Talking about this match, England won the toss and decided to bowl. Batting first, Pakistan’s team could only score 137 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. In response, England chased this target in 19 overs and won the World Cup for the second time. England has won three World Cups in the last 12 years. This team has shown the world how to make a comeback in big tournaments.
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