Starting time and TV info for 2019 Sports Personality of the Year. Ben Stokes could retire tomorrow with a cricketing CV that would be the envy of most fellow pros. Ben Stokes' face summed it all up (AP) In the end, New Zealand’s Black Caps simply could not handle the masterful Ben Stokes, but England’s new cricketing hero surprised himself. Recently, Ben Stokes had issued a statement against an English daily after they published a report about the cricketer's "secret family tragedy". READ I England cricket chief backs Ben Stokes over family tragedy story row. Ben Stokes lashes out at family murders story. The surname Stokes was first found in Pembrokeshire where they held a family seat from early times. Ben Stokes played at Centurion (AP) The Stokes family had more pressing issues to worry about over Christmas when Ged Stokes, Ben’s father, was … The Sun has reported that Stokes had a … NZ-born England cricketer Ben Stokes' family has been harbouring a secret - his half-brother and sister were murdered by their father before he was born. England's World Cup and Ashes cricket hero Ben Stokes has called The Sun newspaper's front-page story about a family tragedy "heartless" and "utterly disgusting."

Stokes played a key part as England won the World Cup and then drew 2-2 with Australia in the Ashes. And he's only 28. The sad and shocking family history of England cricketer Ben Stokes has been revealed. Their name, however, is a reference to Stock, near Caen, Normandy, the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The Ashes hero released a statement after … The Stokes family lived in Pembrokeshire. Stokes crowned Sports Personality of the Year after World Cup glory. And he's only 28. Early Origins of the Stokes family. The Sun has defended its front page story about the tragic past of England cricketer Ben Stokes’ family after the Ashes hero hit out at the paper online. Ben Stokes could retire tomorrow with a cricketing CV that would be the envy of most fellow pros. The family moved to England when Ben was young and settled in Cumbria, where Ben played cricket for local side Cockermouth. Ben Stokes' statement. The England all-rounder called it a 'low and despicable behaviour disguised in the form of journalism'. England cricketer Ben Stokes has hit out at the publication of details of a family tragedy from three decades ago. A senior prosecutor is facing serious questions over the catalogue of errors that saw England cricket ace Ben Stokes cleared of affray.