England star all-rounder Ben Stokes revealed that his ailing father only asked him to return to cricket through the Indian Premier League (IPL). Stokes withdrew from the home Test series against Pakistan due to his father's illness, he moved to his father in New Zealand who is suffering from brain cancer. After spending five weeks with his family, the Rajasthan Royals ( Stokes, who was contracted to RR) has reached the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is currently on segregation. Stokes wrote in his column in the Daily Mirror, 'It was very difficult to say goodbye to my father, mother and brother in Christchurch. It is a very difficult time for us as a family, but we have supported each other well. '' He said, 'Not as an external influence, but as a family, I reached my decision Went to play only with love and blessings of.