Ben Stokes' father Ged out of intensive care in South Africa

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Ben Stokes was appointed an OBE in the New Year Honours list

England all-rounder Ben Stokes' father has left intensive care in hospital in Johannesburg.

Ged, 64, was in a critical condition after being admitted with a serious illness on 23 December.

Stokes, 28, missed training with England the following day to be at his father's bedside.

Stokes played in the 107-run defeat by South Africa in the first Test in Centurion, scoring 35 and 14 and taking 2-22 in the second innings.

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