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The inside story of the worst over of Ben Stokes' career 

Ben Stokes reacts to defeat to West Indies
Carlos Brathwaite smashed four sixes off Ben Stokes to win the 2016 World T20 Cup Credit: AFP

In the second extract from their new book 'Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution', Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde relive the last over of the 2016 World T20 final when Carlos Brathwaite put Ben Stokes to the sword to win the title for West Indies.

  • First extract: The innings that changed cricket forever

In the cauldron of a steamy Eden Gardens, the final of the 2016 T20 World Cup oscillated as wildly as a classic Test match. It would culminate with England having 19 runs to defend from the final over, entrusted to regular death bowler Ben Stokes.

Stokes would be bowling to Carlos Brathwaite. The West Indies side was brimming with established T20 superstars, but Brathwaite was not among them....

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