Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 24 years 246 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 77 117 24 3892 141* 41.84 7197 54.07 8 20 497 16 136 13
List A 52 44 7 1224 92 33.08 1372 89.21 0 11 103 12 63 6
T20s Insights on t20 41 29 7 400 49 18.18 357 112.04 0 0 25 3 22 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 77 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
List A 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 10-12, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester, Sep 25-28, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v England Lions at Melbourne, Feb 7, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Surrey at Lord's, Jul 1, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Surrey v Warwickshire at The Oval, Aug 25, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 1c/0s, 0, 0c/0s Surrey v Lancashire Manchester 25 Sep 2017 FC
0c/0s, 26, 1c/0s, 42* Surrey v Somerset The Oval 19 Sep 2017 FC
110, 2c/1s, 0c/0s Surrey v Yorkshire The Oval 12 Sep 2017 FC
47, 2c/0s, 83* Surrey v Hampshire Southampton 5 Sep 2017 FC
0c/0s, 73, 2c/0s Surrey v Middlesex The Oval 28 Aug 2017 FC
12*, 0c/0s Surrey v Warwickshire The Oval 25 Aug 2017 T20
13, 2c/0s Surrey v Kent Canterbury 18 Aug 2017 T20
3c/0s, 20 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 7 Aug 2017 FC
15, 0c/0s Surrey v Sussex Hove 3 Aug 2017 T20
0c/0s Surrey v Kent The Oval 14 Jul 2017 T20
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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Sep 14, 2017

Shaun Marsh is stumped by Surrey's Ben Foakes, Surrey v Yorkshire, Specsavers County Championship, Division One, Kia Oval, 1st day, September 14, 2017

Shaun Marsh is stumped by Surrey's Ben Foakes

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Jun 22, 2017

Ben Foakes celebrates reaching his hundred for England Lions, England Lions v South Africa A, unofficial Test, Canterbury, 2nd day, July 22, 2017

Ben Foakes celebrates reaching his hundred for England Lions

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Jun 21, 2017

Ben Foakes finished the day on 77 not out, England Lions v South Africa A, unofficial Test, Canterbury, 1st day

Ben Foakes finished the day on 77 not out

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