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Stokes ruled out of ICC World T20

England and Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh with a fractured scaphoid in his right hand. 

Stokes will return to England today and will undergo further assessment.

The Event Technical Committee of the ICC World T20 have approved the addition of Warwickshire all-rounder Chris Woakes to the squad as a replacement for Stokes.

Stokes injured his hand during the T20 match against West Indies on March 13 when he struck a locker in the dressing room following his dismissal.

"I am really disappointed to be missing out on going to a World T20 with England - it was a huge error in judgement following a frustrating tour for me and I deeply regret my behaviour," Stokes said.

"I would like to wish the team all the very best in Bangladesh.”

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