Zip it or pay the price: Samuels tells Stokes

ANI | Updated: Sep 04, 2017 13:54 IST

<p>London [UK], September 4 (<a href="/search?query=ANI">ANI</a>): All-rounder <a href="/search?query=Marlon Samuels">Marlon Samuels</a> has issued a <a href="/search?query=warning">warning</a> to his <a href="/search?query=England">England</a> counterpart <a href="/search?query=Ben Stokes">Ben Stokes</a>, telling him to zip it or pay the price should the two meet later this month in the <a href="/search?query=West Indies">West Indies</a>' limited-overs leg of their tour of the UK.</p><p>"With me coming to <a href="/search?query=England">England</a>, he (Stokes) should stay on the boundary when I'm batting, as far away as possible," the Guardian quoted Samuels as saying.</p><p>Both enjoyed a fierce rivalry ever since Stokes was saluted by Samuels when he left the field after being dismissed in a Grenada Test of April 2015, before they once again collided in last year's World T20 final in Kolkata.</p><p>And if Stokes is included in <a href="/search?query=England">England</a>'s T20I or ODI squads against the Windies, fans can witness round three of the rivalry between the two all-rounders.</p><p>"As long as he keeps quiet, I won't start anything, so if anything does happen that means he has said something to me first. I'm going to come to <a href="/search?query=England">England</a> and be a good boy . at least for the start of it," said Samuels.</p><p>"He wanted to take me on a couple of years ago [during <a href="/search?query=England">England</a>'s 2015 tour of the Caribbean, scene of the infamous salute]. He started something and I told him he better be prepared to finish it. But I saw him during the IPL this year and he didn't say anything. I hope he can continue on that path. If not, I have things in place," he added.</p><p>The limited-overs leg will start from September 16 with a lone T20I, followed by five ODIs. (<a href="/search?query=ANI">ANI</a>)</p>