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Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 23 years 78 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 46 69 13 2125 140* 37.94 3663 58.01 5 10 279 9 57 4
List A 19 18 1 321 56 18.88 428 75.00 0 2 26 3 13 2
Twenty20 26 18 3 289 49 19.26 256 112.89 0 0 16 3 10 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 46 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
List A 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 10-12, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Somerset at The Oval, Apr 24-27, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v England Lions at Melbourne, Feb 7, 2013 scorecard
Last List A England Lions v Pakistan A at ICCA Dubai, Jan 30, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England Lions v Pakistan A at ICCA Dubai, Dec 16, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 3c/0s, 13*, 0c/0s Surrey v Somerset The Oval 24 Apr 2016 FC
2c/0s, 38, 26, 3c/0s Surrey v Notts Nottingham 10 Apr 2016 FC
72*, 2c/0s, 5 Surrey v Lbroug MCCU The Oval 31 Mar 2016 FC
3c/0s, 91, 1c/1s, 32* M.C.C. v Yorkshire Abu Dhabi 20 Mar 2016 FC
19 M.C.C. v Yorkshire Dubai 18 Mar 2016 Other T20
13 Eng Lions v Pakistan A ICCA Dubai 30 Jan 2016 LA
29 Eng Lions v U.A.E.XI ICCA Dubai 16 Jan 2016 Other OD
1c/0s, 1* Eng Lions v U.A.E.XI ICCA Dubai 14 Jan 2016 Other OD
- Eng Lions v Pakistan A ICCA Dubai 16 Dec 2015 T20
3* Eng Lions v Pakistan A Dubai (DSC) 13 Dec 2015 T20
Profile

Ben Foakes emerged as promising wicketkeeper-batsman at Essex, earmarked from an early age as an England prospect, but due to the longevity of James Foster, another one-time prodigy, he left to seek further opportunities with Surrey at the end of 2014. A regular at age-group level for his country, Foakes was England's leading run-scorer at the 2012 U-19 World Cup, having made 93 on Championship debut earlier in the summer. Picked for the Lions' limited-overs tour of Australia in 2012-13 before making his List A debut, Foakes was Jonny Bairstow's understudy in Sri Lanka the following winter - a role he was used to filling at Essex, with Foster still going strong. He made his maiden first-class and Championship centuries during the 2013 season and, in a mark of England's future planning, was invited to train with the squad and act as 12th man for the first Ashes Test of the summer at Trent Bridge.
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Apr 26, 2016

Ben Foakes has won the keeping gloves for Surrey, Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, April 26, 2016

Ben Foakes has won the keeping gloves for Surrey

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Mar 31, 2016

Ben Foakes bats for Surrey at the start of the 2016 season, Surrey v Loughborough MCCU, March 31, 2016

Ben Foakes bats for Surrey at the start of the 2016 season

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Mar 29, 2016

Eyes on the ball: Ben Foakes prepares to collect one, Sussex v Surrey, Friendly match, Hove, March 29, 2016

Eyes on the ball: Ben Foakes prepares to collect one

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County Results
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 15, 2012
Hampshire won (lost fewer wickets)
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Sep 11-14, 2012
Derbyshire won by 6 wickets
Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford - Sep 11-14, 2012
Yorkshire won by 239 runs
Lancashire v Surrey at Liverpool - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 11-14, 2012
Leics won by 2 wickets
Notts v Warwickshire at Nottingham - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
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