Ben Stokes believes Ollie Pope has the potential to surpass Alastair Cook dinner and Joe Root as England’s all-time file run-scorer.
The all-rounder instructed talkSPORT: ‘What we’ve obtained in entrance of us in the intervening time, with this group of gamers, is potential.
‘You have a look at a number of the guys we’ve obtained coming via and also you assume in the event that they play for 4 or 5 years now, the place are they going to be?
‘I’ll use Ollie Pope for instance. For me, if there’s going to be somebody to take over the information that Root units, it’s Popey.
‘I simply see him play, practice, go concerning the recreation. The extra video games he will get beneath his belt, the higher he’s going to get, and getting uncovered to completely different conditions at such a younger age will do him the world of excellent.’
Stokes added: ‘We’ve obtained plenty of gamers in that state of affairs. Zak Crawley performed that tremendous innings in Southampton on the finish of final summer season.
‘On the bowling entrance, Jimmy and Broady are heading in direction of the tip of their profession. It’s about filling that void once they ultimately go, regardless that they maintain getting higher and higher.
‘The seam bowling we’ve obtained in England on the bowling has a lot potential.’
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