England is not going to strain talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes to chop brief his psychological well being break and assist them attempt to get again on degree phrases with India of their ongoing Check collection stated head coach Chris Silverwood on Tuesday. Silverwood was talking the day after India pulled off a thrilling win within the second Check at Lord’s to go 1-0 up within the 5 match collection. Stokes introduced on the finish of July he was taking “an indefinite break from all cricket with immediate effect” due to the stress of his function as one in every of England’s most high-profile stars.
Silverwood stated it was a case of ready for Stokes to strategy him as to when he feels able to return to the fray.
Apart from the India collection, England face a busy winter schedule.
They’ve two T20 matches in Pakistan in October, the T20 World Cup — which is being held within the United Arab Enmirates and Oman — the five-Check Ashes collection in Australia and a three-Check collection within the West Indies.
“No, there isn’t a pushing from my standpoint,” stated Silverwood.
“I do not assume you’ll be able to push with these points.
“I’ll wait and there shall be a component of ready for him to return to me to let me know he’s prepared.”
Stokes missed England’s Check collection loss to New Zealand in June as a consequence of harm, however returned to captain the one-day crew to a 3-0 collection win over Pakistan final month.
Silverwood stated the choice has to lie with Stokes and his household as to when he feels he’s good to go once more.
“There is no such thing as a time restrict on it,” stated Silverwood.
“I might stress once more the important thing is Ben is okay, his household is okay and that he comes again robust and, when he re-enters the body, he’s prepared in his thoughts to return again and carry out for England like we all know he can.
“I’m definitely not pushing him for a solution and I do not assume that may be the suitable factor to do.
“There are individuals round him supporting him and, when he is able to come again in, we’ll welcome him with open arms, however till then he’ll get all of the help he wants.”
England are as a consequence of identify their squad for subsequent week’s third Check at Headingley on Wednesday, with tempo bowler Mark Wooden being assessed by the medical employees as a consequence of a shoulder harm.
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