England’s Ben Stokes savours taste of Ashes revenge before Lord’s Test

• All-rounder backs side to enter second Test full of confidence
• ‘After what they did to us in Australia, Cardiff was pretty cool’

Ben Stokes believes the “massive” motivation of revenge for last year’s Ashes humiliation will ensure England seek to ram home the advantage gained in Cardiff when the second Test at Lord’s begins on Thursday.

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