A new Ben Stokes documentary reveals how close England captain came to walking away amid anxiety and panic attacks.
England cricket captain Stokes covers panic attacks in doco
Ben Stokes believes the public will see a different side to him in a new documentary where he comes face to face with “mental breakdown” and is driven to the brink of abandoning the career that made him a star.
The England Test captain attended a preview screening of Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes in London on Monday, four days before it drops for the wider public on Prime Video.
By the time it hits the streaming service, Stokes will be fully focused on the red ball rather than the red carpet, leading his side’s charge against South Africa at Old Trafford.
But the film makes it clear how close he came to walking away.