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Stand-in captain Ben Stokes confirms BLM ‘gesture’ from England before Test

Published on July 7, 2020 - Duration: 01:04s

Stand-in captain Ben Stokes confirms BLM ‘gesture’ from England before Test

Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes has said his team will “show a gesture” to the Black Lives Matter movement but did not confirm whether that would mean taking a knee.Stokes said: “There is going to be a gesture shown from us as a team in support of Black Lives Matter towards the equality in society throughout cricket and throughout sport.“We aren’t in any way shape or form showing support towards any political matters on the movement.

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes bowled at training on Monday as he strives for full fitness for the first Test against Pakistan which starts on Wednesday.
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes bowled at training on Monday as he strives for full fitness for the first Test against Pakistan which starts on Wednesday.
Credit: BBC News - Published 16 hours ago


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