[caption id="attachment_665321" align="alignnone" width="629"]<img class="size-full wp-image-665321" alt="Ben Stokes was bowled for 2 Getty Images" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/stokes-canterbury.jpg" width="629" height="355" /> Ben Stokes was bowled for 2 Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/Ben-Stokes">Ben Stokes</a>' most talked-about return to cricket was a flop. The controversial all-rounder made a mere 2 runs for Canterbury, against Otago Volts, on Sunday. This was Stokes first match in 69 days after <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ECB">ECB </a>suspended him from playing international cricket. <p></p> <p></p>Canterbury managed 221 for 9 in 50 overs. Todd Astle top scored with 51. In reply, Otago are 66 for 0 in 12.5 overs (at the time of publishing this report). Stokes has bowled 4 overs for 26 so far. <p></p> <p></p>Canterbury is Stokes home town, where he now plays domestic cricket after CCA received an NOC from ECB earlier this week. Stokes has maintained that this is a personal visit to the Kiwi nation and wants his province to do well. <p></p> <p></p>The 26-year old was hopeful of getting some match time in a bid to prepare of the remainder of the 2017-18 Ashes. England trail 0-1, after being handed a humiliating 10-wicket defeat at The Gabba.