Full Name

Luc Martin Benkenstein


November 02, 2004, Durban


19y 168d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style


Playing Role





The son of former South Africa international Dale Benkenstein, Luc bowls legspin and made his senior debut for Essex at the age of 16 - against his dad's former club, Durham - after impressing on trial. The following summer, he marked himself as one to watch when claiming 6 for 42 against Glamorgan in the Royal London Cup, the eighth-best figures for Essex in List A cricket. He was named as England's vice-captain for the Under-19 World Cup in January 2024.
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Luc Benkenstein Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

List A111001645516.4019783.240118420


List A116222197116/426/4217.905.3220.1010

Photos of Luc Benkenstein

Theo Wiley and Luc Benkenstein celebrate after the former took two quick wickets
Luc Benkenstein picked up key wickets in the middle overs
Luc Benkenstein and Theo Wylie look on during England Under-19s training
Debutant Luc Benkenstein bowls for Essex