The Wasps captain picked up the injury during the Challenge Cup defeat against Bordeaux-Begles.
Stokes started the year with a match-winning display but courted controversy in the fourth Test.
The England all-rounder’s outburst came when he was goaded by a fan following his first-innings dismissal.
England wing Jonny May has revealed they addressed the ‘elephant in the room’ with Saracens players during a Six Nations camp in Portugal.
Mark Wood and Stuart Broad’s last-wicket stand of 82 punished the Proteas.
Cardiff wing Owen Lane has been released from Wales’ Six Nations squad following a ‘significant’ hamstring injury sustained in training.
Northampton director of rugby Chris Boyd was unhappy with a number of issues after his side missed the chance to go top of the Premiership.
Buttler and Woakes steer England to 300 for seven at lunch.
Ben Stokes joins the likes of Nick Kyrgios, Eddie Jones and Wayne Rooney.
Next in our set of previews ahead of the Six Nations we examine the prospects of last year’s second place finishers, Eddie Jones’ England.
Harlequins look to continue their top-six push against the deposed Premiership champions.
The England all-rounder was enraged by comments coming from the stands following his dismissal in Johannesburg.
The last time England surpassed three figures for the first wicket Sir Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings put on 103 against India in December 2016.
Shrewsbury boss Ricketts could hand new duo debuts against Liverpool
Tranmere manager Mellon expects strike duo to face Manchester United
Manchester City close to full squad for FA Cup tie with Fulham
Mounting injury problems for West Ham ahead of West Brom clash
No new injury concerns for Reading manager Mark Bowen ahead of Cardiff clash
Loan duo Bentaleb and Lazaro could make debuts for injury-hit Newcastle
Rowett set to rest players for cup clash with Blades
Burnley’s Bardsley doubtful for Norwich FA Cup tie with back problem
Wright could make Sunderland debut against Doncaster
Hugill and Lumley in line for QPR returns
The 34-year-old is opposed to betting due to his faith.
It marked the first three-figure partnership for England’s top two since 2016.
Jacques Nienaber was unveiled as South Africa’s head coach on Friday as part of a revised coaching panel that will report to Rassie Erasmus.