Twenty20 World Cup: England's Chris Woakes replaces injured Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes has fractured his right wrist and Chris Woakes - with the experience of just four Twenty20 matches at the international arena - has been called in to replace him.

updated: March 15, 2014 10:47 IST
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Dhaka: All-rounder Chris Woakes on Saturday, replaced an injured Ben Stokes in the England squad for the ICC World Twenty20 as Event Technical Committee of the tournament has approved the change.

The event is beginning from Sunday with the qualifiers while England are set to open their campaign in the Super 10 stage match against New Zealand on March 22.

Stokes has sustained a fracture to his right wrist and has been ruled out of the tournament. (Also read: Jonathan Trott expresses 'guilt' over sudden Ashes exit)

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