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Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 24 years 72 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 39 35 4 724 90 23.35 892 81.16 0 5 58 9 38 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 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 North v South at Abu Dhabi, Mar 21, 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
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
3, 0c/0s Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Dambulla 4 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 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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Mar 15, 2017

Sam Northeast's century set up a series win for South v North, South v North, ECB North v South series, 2nd match, Dubai, March 19, 2017

Sam Northeast's century set up a series win for South v North

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Feb 25, 2017

Ben Foakes keeps wicket for England Lions against Sri Lanka A , Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, February 25, 2017

Ben Foakes keeps wicket for England Lions against Sri Lanka A

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Tour Results
West Indies v Australia at Roseau - Apr 23-27, 2012
Australia won by 75 runs
West Indies v Australia at Port of Spain - Apr 15-19, 2012
Match drawn
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Apr 7-11, 2012
Australia won by 3 wickets
WICB Pres XI v Australians at Cave Hill - Apr 2-4, 2012
Australians won by 8 wickets
West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown - Mar 30, 2012
West Indies won by 14 runs
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