Bell backs `sterling` Ben Stokes as future England star

ANI| Updated: Dec 17, 2013, 14:47 PM IST

Perth: Senior England batsman Ian Bell has said Ben Stokes sterling Ashes performance has shown him up as a possible future star for England.

Bell said that Stokes`s potential for the future looks massive, Sport24 reports.

Stokes was 72 not out at stumps after making his maiden Test half-century, with the struggling Matt Prior on seven and just an underperforming tail to follow.

Bell said he was confident Stokes had the makings of a quality all-rounder with a long international career ahead.