Suzie Bates: From Olympic basketballer to Commonwealth Games cricketer – Stumped, BBC World Service




We preview the Commonwealth Games with New Zealand Olympian, Suzie Bates. Plus, after Ben Stokes retired from one-day internationals, the team debate whether there’s just too much cricket.

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On this week’s Stumped with Alison Mitchell, Jim Maxwell and Charu Sharma: We take a look ahead to the Commonwealth Games’ competition with New Zealand all-rounder Suzie Bates. 14 years after representing her country in basketball at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, she says helping the White Ferns to medal in Birmingham would be a career highlight.

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Plus, after England’s Test captain Ben Stokes announced his retirement from one-day internationals, we debate whether players are being asked to play too much cricket.

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