Ben Stokes      

Full name Benjamin Andrew Stokes

Born June 4, 1991, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Current age 27 years 291 days

Major teams England, Canterbury, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, England Lions, England Under-19s, Melbourne Renegades, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiant

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Benjamin Andrew Stokes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 52 95 2 3152 258 33.89 5370 58.69 6 17 399 48 55 0
ODIs 79 68 11 2088 102* 36.63 2225 93.84 3 14 170 59 39 0
T20Is 23 20 5 232 38 15.46 178 130.33 0 0 20 9 9 0
First-class 127 215 10 6942 258 33.86 14 36 96 0
List A 150 132 20 3989 164 35.61 4116 96.91 7 21 342 121 70 0
T20s 111 101 15 2134 103* 24.81 1572 135.75 1 8 167 94 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 52 89 7328 4054 127 6/22 8/161 31.92 3.31 57.7 5 4 0
ODIs 79 64 2505 2562 63 5/61 5/61 40.66 6.13 39.7 1 1 0
T20Is 23 18 334 496 10 3/26 3/26 49.60 8.91 33.4 0 0 0
First-class 127 199 15101 8719 296 7/67 10/121 29.45 3.46 51.0 14 7 1
List A 150 110 4180 4049 127 5/61 5/61 31.88 5.81 32.9 3 1 0
T20s 111 78 1382 1892 58 4/16 4/16 32.62 8.21 23.8 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 5-9, 2013 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Feb 9-12, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Dublin, Aug 25, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Mar 2, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Sep 23, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Marylebone Cricket Club v Durham at Abu Dhabi, Mar 29-Apr 1, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Feb 9-12, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Durham at The Oval, May 15, 2009 scorecard
Last List A West Indies v England at Gros Islet, Mar 2, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15 England v West Indies Gros Islet 2 Mar 2019 ODI # 4103
11, 1/77 England v West Indies St George's 27 Feb 2019 ODI # 4099
1/62, 79 England v West Indies Bridgetown 22 Feb 2019 ODI # 4097
3/37, 20* England v West Indies Bridgetown 20 Feb 2019 ODI # 4096
23, 1/26 England v UWI VC XI Cave Hill 17 Feb 2019 Other OD
79, 48*, 2/30 England v West Indies Gros Islet 9 Feb 2019 Test # 2346
14, 2/58, 11 England v West Indies North Sound 31 Jan 2019 Test # 2344
4/59, 0, 2/81, 34 England v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Jan 2019 Test # 2342
1/21 England v WICB XI Cave Hill 17 Jan 2019 Other
56, 0/18 England v WICB XI Cave Hill 15 Jan 2019 Other
Profile

The great Irish sports writer Con Houlihan used to say that every team should have a redhead. And it's true that Ben Stokes' combative nature, allied to his powerful frame and outrageous talent, lifted a somewhat diffident England side to another level. Capable of turning games with his batting, his bowling and in the field - through his character as much as his deeds - Stokes soon attracted comparisons with Ian Botham. Expectations were huge.

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Mar 22, 2019

Rajasthan Royals' English imports Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler in Jaipur

Rajasthan Royals' English imports Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler in Jaipur

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Mar 2, 2019

Ben Stokes was dismissed by Carlos Brathwaite, West Indies v England, 5th ODI, St Lucia, March 2, 2019

Ben Stokes was dismissed by Carlos Brathwaite

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Feb 27, 2019

Ben Stokes suffered heavy punishment with the ball, West Indies v England, 4th ODI, Grenada, February 27, 2019

Ben Stokes suffered heavy punishment with the ball

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2010, 2011