Ben Stokes' Father Passes away After Battle With Brain Cancer
Ged Stokes, father of England all-rounder Ben Stokes, has died after a year-long battle with brain cancer. Ged's former rugby team Workington Town posted a statement on Twitter in which the club expressed grief over Ged's death. "It is with great sadness that we learn that our former player and coach Ged Stokes has passed away. Ged is written into the rich fabric of Town history and will be greatly missed," the club said.