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Ben Stokes refuses to receive New Zealander of the Year award, supports Kane Williamson for it



English cricketer Ben Stokes, who was born in New Zealand and was being considered for
the New Zealander of the year. In the final match against New Zealand, Ben stokes received
the Man of the Match. The winning move was Ben Stokes’ which brought the World Cup to

On his Instagram, he posted a picture saying that he was flattered for being nominated as
the New Zealander of the Year but said Kane Williamson should be given the award.

He said, "He should be revered as a Kiwi legend, “he said. He led his team in this World
Cup with distinction and honour. He was the player of the tournament and an inspirational
leader of men. He shows humility and empathy to every situation and is an all-round good
bloke. He typifies what it is to be a New Zealander. He would be a worthy recipient of this
accolade. New Zealand, fully support him. He deserves it and gets my vote.”


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