Ben Stokes      

Full name Benjamin Andrew Stokes

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

Current age 28 years 13 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 88 75 13 2335 102* 37.66 2466 94.68 3 16 191 64 44 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 159 139 22 4236 164 36.20 4357 97.22 7 23 363 126 75 0
T20s 120 110 18 2257 103* 24.53 1671 135.06 1 8 175 98 48 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 88 73 2726 2777 68 5/61 5/61 40.83 6.11 40.0 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 159 119 4401 4264 132 5/61 5/61 32.30 5.81 33.3 3 1 0
T20s 120 84 1483 2081 64 4/16 4/16 32.51 8.41 23.1 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 England v West Indies at Southampton, Jun 14, 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 England v West Indies at Southampton, Jun 14, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals at Kolkata, Apr 25, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/25, 10* England v West Indies Southampton 14 Jun 2019 ODI # 4158
6, 3/23 England v Bangladesh Cardiff 8 Jun 2019 ODI # 4153
0/43, 13 England v Pakistan Nottingham 3 Jun 2019 ODI # 4148
89, 2/12 England v South Africa The Oval 30 May 2019 ODI # 4143
1/14 England v Afghanistan The Oval 27 May 2019 Other OD
0/45, 20 England v Australia Southampton 25 May 2019 Other OD
21, 0/28 England v Pakistan Leeds 19 May 2019 ODI # 4140
0/22, 71* England v Pakistan Nottingham 17 May 2019 ODI # 4138
0/34, 37 England v Pakistan Bristol 14 May 2019 ODI # 4135
0/15 England v Pakistan Southampton 11 May 2019 ODI # 4133
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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Jun 8, 2019

Ben Stokes celebrates with teammates after taking Mohammad Saifuddin's wicket, England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff, June 8, 2019

Ben Stokes celebrates with teammates after taking Mohammad Saifuddin's wicket

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Jun 6, 2019

England's fast bowlers check out the conditions in Cardiff, World Cup, June 6, 2019

England's fast bowlers check out the conditions in Cardiff

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Jun 3, 2019

Ben Stokes walks back after managing just 13, England v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Trent Bridge, June 3, 2019

Ben Stokes walks back after managing just 13

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2010, 2011