‘The Best Players Can Only Do So Much’

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‘The Best Players Can Only Do So Much’Ben Stokes has announced that he will retire from ODI cricket

“Three formats are just unsustainable for me now,” said Ben Stokes who announced on Monday (July 18) that he will retire from ODI cricket after the Chester-le-Street game against South Africa.

Ben Stokes @benstokes38 ❤️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 11:25 AM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

Ben Stokes will finish his ODI career with 105 matches, with the 2019 World Cup final being an iconic moment in the 31-year-old's ODI career. Here's how the Twitteratti reacted following Stokes' decision to call it quits:

England Cricket @englandcricket 11 years and countless ODI memories ❤️ Thank you, @benstokes38 👏 11:34 AM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

Melinda Farrell @melindafarrell Ben Stokes' retirement from ODIs should send a message to administrations about the crammed schedules. The best players can only do so much. Something has to give. 11:58 AM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

Pragyan Ojha @pragyanojha We were worried about TEST cricket's future but the future of ODI looks uncertain! In future we may see many crickets preferring to move away from this format. #SomethingToThinkAbout #CricketTwitter 11:41 AM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

Prasanna @prasannalara Remember him telling – I lost the t20 wc for England in 2016 and will win one all of my own before I hang up my boots during 2017 ipl.He will go even more harder in this years t20 wc and that will be good signs for England.Go well Big Ben #Legend https://t.co/833AoSNR8A 11:53 AM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

ICC @ICC From featuring in an ICC Men's U19 Cricket World Cup in 2010 to becoming an ICC Men's @cricketworldcup champion in 2019 🏆 A special ODI player, and what a career! Thank you, @benstokes38! 12:15 PM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

OptaJim @OptaJim 3 – @benstokes38 is one of just three players to score 2,500+ runs & take 50+ wickets in men's ODIs for @englandcricket (2919 runs, 74 wickets); alongside @Colly622 (5092, 111) & @flintoff11 (3293, 168). Legends. 12:09 PM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

Gujarat Titans @gujarat_titans Incredible heroics over the years, & an ODI career that witnessed the highest of highs 🔥🙌 Will miss this Titan in 5️⃣0️⃣ over cricket 💙 #BenStokes | @benstokes38 [📸: Reuters] 12:20 PM&nbsp&#149 Jul 07, 2022

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