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Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 24 years 128 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 68 104 21 3283 141* 39.55 6224 52.74 6 18 410 12 121 12
List A 51 43 7 1223 92 33.97 1370 89.27 0 11 103 12 62 6
T20s Insights on t20 36 25 6 347 49 18.26 309 112.29 0 0 20 3 19 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 68 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
List A 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 10-12, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Essex at Guildford, Jun 9-12, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v England Lions at Melbourne, Feb 7, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Surrey at Worcester, Jun 17, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
86, 2c/0s Surrey v Worcs Worcester 17 Jun 2017 LA
86, 2c/0s Surrey v Yorkshire Leeds 13 Jun 2017 LA
4, 4c/0s, 65*, 0c/0s Surrey v Essex Guildford 9 Jun 2017 FC
- Eng Lions v Sth Africa A Northampton 5 Jun 2017 LA
18, 2c/0s Eng Lions v Sth Africa A Northampton 3 Jun 2017 LA
4c/0s Eng Lions v Sth Africa A Nottingham 1 Jun 2017 LA
8, 1c/1s, 5 Surrey v Essex Chelmsford 26 May 2017 FC
19, 3c/0s, 67*, 1c/0s Surrey v Middlesex Lord's 19 May 2017 FC
3c/0s Surrey v Hampshire The Oval 14 May 2017 LA
82*, 1c/0s Surrey v Kent The Oval 12 May 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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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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