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Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 24 years 183 days

Major teams Colts Cricket Club, England Lions, England Under-17s, England Under-19s, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Benjamin Thomas Foakes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 72 109 22 3501 141* 40.24 6557 53.39 7 18 437 15 128 12
List A 52 44 7 1224 92 33.08 1372 89.21 0 11 103 12 63 6
T20s Insights on t20 39 27 6 375 49 17.85 336 111.60 0 0 23 3 20 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 72 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
List A 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 10-12, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Surrey at Taunton, Aug 7-10, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v England Lions at Melbourne, Feb 7, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Surrey at Lord's, Jul 1, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Sussex v Surrey at Hove, Aug 3, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3c/0s, 20 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 7 Aug 2017 FC
15, 0c/0s Surrey v Sussex Hove 3 Aug 2017 T20
0c/0s Surrey v Kent The Oval 14 Jul 2017 T20
13, 1c/0s Surrey v Middlesex Lord's 13 Jul 2017 T20
1c/0s, 14 Surrey v Hampshire The Oval 3 Jul 2017 FC
1, 1c/0s Surrey v Notts Lord's 1 Jul 2017 LA
23, 0c/0s Surrey v Yorkshire Leeds 26 Jun 2017 FC
127*, 1c/0s, 34, 2c/0s Eng Lions v SA A Canterbury 21 Jun 2017 FC
86, 2c/0s Surrey v Worcs Worcester 17 Jun 2017 LA
86, 2c/0s Surrey v Yorkshire Leeds 13 Jun 2017 LA
Profile

In the unstoppable move to the age of the wicketkeeper-batsman, there has been a very obvious compromise: proficiency in front of the stumps has often come at the expense of dexterity behind them. Only a few natural wicketkeepers with a batting pedigree manage to escape that analysis. In Ben Foakes, Surrey - and perhaps one day soon England - imagine they have such a player.

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Jun 22, 2017

Ben Foakes celebrates reaching his hundred for England Lions, England Lions v South Africa A, unofficial Test, Canterbury, 2nd day, July 22, 2017

Ben Foakes celebrates reaching his hundred for England Lions

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Jun 21, 2017

Ben Foakes finished the day on 77 not out, England Lions v South Africa A, unofficial Test, Canterbury, 1st day

Ben Foakes finished the day on 77 not out

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Jun 17, 2017

Ben Foakes made 86 off 70 balls in Surrey's impressive total, Worcestershire v Surrey, Royal London Cup, semi-final, New Road, June 17, 2017

Ben Foakes made 86 off 70 balls in Surrey's impressive total

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