The moment has finally arrived. On October 5, England will play New Zealand in the inaugural match of the ODI World Cup 2023 in Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. However, immediately before the opening match, England suffered a significant setback when captain Jos Buttler revealed that star all-rounder Ben Stokes would miss the match against New Zealand due to a minor strain.
We would have started by trying to bowl. Everyone seems to be doing well after our successful series against New Zealand. Ben won’t be able to attend this game. After the toss, Jos Buttler said, “He has a niggle.