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Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 24 years 73 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 65 98 19 3115 141* 39.43 5841 53.32 6 16 393 12 112 11
List A 40 36 4 816 92 25.50 957 85.26 0 6 69 9 39 6
Twenty20 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 65 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
List A 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 10-12, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham, Apr 21-24, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v England Lions at Melbourne, Feb 7, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Surrey at Taunton, Apr 28, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
92, 1c/0s Surrey v Somerset Taunton 28 Apr 2017 LA
0c/0s, 21, 3c/0s Surrey v Warwickshire Birmingham 21 Apr 2017 FC
3c/0s, 9 Surrey v Lancashire The Oval 14 Apr 2017 FC
34, 1c/0s, 1c/0s Surrey v Warwickshire The Oval 7 Apr 2017 FC
5, 0c/1s South v North Abu Dhabi 21 Mar 2017 LA
4, 1c/1s South v North Dubai (DSC) 19 Mar 2017 LA
1c/0s South v North Dubai (DSC) 17 Mar 2017 LA
2c/0s, 13* Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Colombo (CCC) 11 Mar 2017 LA
1c/1s, 17* Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Colombo (CCC) 9 Mar 2017 LA
8, 0c/0s Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Kurunegala 6 Mar 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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Apr 28, 2017

Ben Foakes' innings was overshadowed by Somerset's startling recovery, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Ben Foakes' innings was overshadowed by Somerset's startling recovery

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Apr 28, 2017

Ben Foakes made a career-best 92, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, April 28, 2017

Ben Foakes made a career-best 92

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Apr 17, 2017

Ben Foakes in cautious mood, Surrey v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Kia Oval, April 14-17, 2017

Ben Foakes in cautious mood for Surrey

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Country Fixtures Country Results
North Group: Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - Apr 29
Yorkshire won by 7 wickets (with 104 balls remaining)
Division 3 Group C: Bucks Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Apr 30, 2017
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3 Group A: Durham Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Apr 30, 2017
South Group: Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Leics v Worcs at Leicester
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Gloucs at Lord's
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Sussex v Somerset at Hove
Apr 30, 2017 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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