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IPL 2017: Pin up boy Ben Stokes on his way to India

Stokes was bought by RPS for 14.5 Crore

By Anshuman Roy -

The IPL fever is well and truly on with less than two weeks to go for the marquee tournament. Recently he took to Instagram to get the news of his arrival in India viral in social media. 

He will be a part of the Rising Pune Supergiant contingent after the franchise owners paid 14.5 Crores to bag him for their team. Stokes had a good outing in the recently concluded series in India where his contributions with the bat and the ball were crucial for England in their victories.

The utility player that he is he is a great value addition for his side and certainly a great boost for any team he plays for. The battle between different franchise owners went right down to the wire for Stokes at the auctions.

He will soon be joining the RPS side for their training camp before the tournament.

Anshuman Roy

Someone for whom Cricket is more than just a game.