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Ben France      

Full name Benjamin John France

Born May 14, 1982, Brunei

Current age 34 years 76 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Suffolk

Nickname Froggy

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Bromsgrove School

Benjamin John France
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 Ct St
First-class 11 20 0 315 56 15.75 930 33.87 0 2 5 0
List A 3 3 0 52 31 17.33 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 11 120 90 1 1/37 90.00 4.50 120.0 0 0 0
List A 3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
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
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
2/41, 23, 4/50 Norfolk v Lincolnshire Cleethorpes 16 Aug 2015 Other
Profile

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

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 235/6 (80 ov)
Worcs v Pakistanis at Worcester
Jul 29-30, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Durham v Derbyshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Gloucs v Middlesex at Bristol
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Northants v Yorkshire at Northampton
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Notts v Leics at Nottingham
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Surrey v Kent at The Oval
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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