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Star all-rounder Ben Stokes has been added to England's test squad for the upcoming Ashes tour of Australia.
The 30-year-old is ready to return to competitive cricket following a mental health break.
He's been given the all-clear to resume training after undergoing surgery on a fractured left index finger.
Stokes will leave for Australia with the Test team on November 4 ahead of the first Test match on December 8.
"I'm ready for Australia."
:flag_au: #AUSvENG :flag_black:
- England Cricket (@englandcricket) October 25, 2021
"I had a break to prioritise my mental wellbeing and I got my finger sorted," said the Durham player.
"I am looking forward to seeing my mates and being on the field with them. I'm ready for Australia."
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