Ben Stokes will be skipping the final stages of the IPL 2023 to prepare for Ashes

Ben Stokes, one of the finest all-rounders who had opted out of the IPL Auction 2022 has shown interest in IPL 2023 auction and registered for it. Chennai Super Kings one of the most successful franchises showed interest in him and bought him for a £ 1.63 million deal. Ben Stokes insists his England captaincy will take precedence over his Indian Premier League responsibilities as he prepares for the Ashes. As a part of practice before the Ashes series England will be playing one-off test against Ireland. As the dates for the tour of Ireland and Ashes clash with the final stages of IPL 2023, Ben Stokes has valued his national duty ahead of IPL commitments.

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