(Photo Source: IANS) Ben Stokes has been a critical member of the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ever since he joined the franchise back in 2018. Chasing 186, RR got home in 17.3 overs with all their batsmen contributing and Stokes top-scoring with 50 off 26 to set up the chase. The all-rounder has completed his 14-day quarantine in New Zealand and is spending quality time with his family. Rajasthan Royals gave themselves a shot at a place in the IPL 2020 playoffs with a seven-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab on Friday, thanks to a combined batting effort led by Ben Stokes. He did not play for England in the second and the third Test against Pakistan, while the all-rounder also missed the limited-overs series against Australia. Stokes scored an unbeaten 107 off 60 deliveries to guide Rajasthan Royals (RR) to an 8-wicket win . Ben Stokes returned to form in grand style as he smashed a match-winning hundred against Mumbai Indians (MI) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 on Sunday. Recently, an injured Ben Stokes single-handedly won England a Test match against the West Indies, scoring 254 runs and picking 3 wickets. IPL 2020: Steve Smith hails 'sensational' Ben Stokes and Sanju Samson. In fact, before IPL 2020, Stokes had opened only five times in T20 cricket, scoring 188 runs at a strike rate of 139.25. His franchise Rajasthan Royals, have also backed his decision. It is understood that the Royals won’t even call Ben Stokes in this difficult time and will instead wait for him to arrive. Rajasthan Royals star Ben Stokes will miss the initial matches of the upcoming IPL. IPL 2020: Have always wanted to bat up the order but competition tough in England squad: RR Opener Ben Stokes Talking about his new role as opener of the Rajasthan Royals, Ben Stokes has said that he has always wanted to bat in the top-order but the competition in England squad is very stiff. Ben Stokes set to arrive in UAE for IPL 2020 with Rajasthan Royals. On Tuesday Steve Smith’s team defeated Chennai Super Kings in their opening match of IPL 2020 and now another good news is landing at their doors. Ben Stokes, the most marquee player of the world cricket currently is joining the team soon.The star England allrounder will be … IPL 2020: I always wanted to open, says Ben Stokes ANI. But those came over two years ago. IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals star allrounder Ben Stokes will join the camp in the UAE after completing the bio-secure protocols laid down the by tournament organisers. IPL 2020 in UAE: Ben Stokes likely to boost Rajasthan Royals in early October. Ben Stokes. Notably, the Shreyas Iyer-led side handed RR a 46-run victory in first game this season. Ben Stokes’ IPL numbers, however, are average. Ben Stokes in action for Rajasthan Royals during last year’s IPL. The England all-rounder is currently in New Zealand to be with his ailing father. IPL 2020: RR's Ben Stokes hopes century against MI brings happiness to his family during difficult time. Ben Stokes is set to join Rajasthan Royals after missing the initial couple of weeks of IPL 2020 to be with his ailing father in Christchurch. Rajasthan Royals will be missing the services of their star all-rounder Ben Stokes at least for the first part of IPL 2020, which is starting from September 19th. Unfortunately, Ben Stokes has so far been unavailable to take part in IPL 2020, owing to personal reasons. 5,557 00:37 30 Oct 20. The Rajasthan Royals started the season not knowing when – or if – Stokes would play for them. 03:26 Ben's Masterstroke of 50(26) 61,597 03:26 30 Oct 20. 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