Full name Benjamin John France
Born May 14, 1982, Brunei
Current age 34 years 314 days
Major teams Derbyshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Suffolk
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Height 5 ft 11 in
Education Bromsgrove School
|First-class debut||Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire at Derby, Aug 19-22, 2004 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Derbyshire v Yorkshire at Derby, Sep 16-19, 2005 scorecard|
|List A debut||Devon v Suffolk at Exmouth, Aug 28, 2003 scorecard|
|Last List A||Somerset v Derbyshire at Taunton, Sep 25, 2005 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|2/63, 19, 2/18, 54||Norfolk||v Northumb||Horsford||31 Jul 2016||Other|
|4, 2/44, 12*, 2/61||Norfolk||v Lincolnshire||Horsford||24 Jul 2016||Other|
|9, 2/85, 15, 2/23||Norfolk||v Bucks||Horsford||17 Jul 2016||Other|
|2/79, 7, 1/96, 47||Norfolk||v Staffs||West Bromwich||3 Jul 2016||Other|
|57*||Norfolk||v Staffs||Stoke-on-Trent||12 Jun 2016||Other OD|
|5/68, 4, 5/65, 6*||Norfolk||v Cambs||Wisbech||29 May 2016||Other|
|4, 2/30||Norfolk||v Cumberland||Fakenham||22 May 2016||Other OD|
|1/24, 17||Norfolk||v Northumb||Newcastle||8 May 2016||Other OD|
|4/23, 38||Norfolk||v Lincolnshire||Horsford||1 May 2016||Other OD|
|28, 2/38||Norfolk||v Cambs||March||24 Apr 2016||Other OD|
Ben France played for Suffolk before earning a contract with Derbyshire in 2004. Opportunities in the county's top-order were limited and he was released in 2006.
Sam Collins September 2006
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history