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Stokes named in England's provisional World Cup squad

Ben Stokes Credit: PA

Ben Stokes has been named in England's preliminary 15-man Cricket World Cup squad.

The all-rounder who grew up in Cockermouth is currently playing for Rajastan Royals in the Indian Premier League.

The World Cup takes place in England from the 30 May until 14 July. The hosts get their campaign underway against South Africa on the opening day.

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