Ben Stokes      

Full name Benjamin Andrew Stokes

Born June 4, 1991, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Current age 27 years 230 days

Major teams England, Canterbury, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, England Lions, England Under-19s, Melbourne Renegades, Rajasthan Royals, Rising Pune Supergiant

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Benjamin Andrew Stokes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 49 89 1 2966 258 33.70 4974 59.63 6 16 381 46 49 0
ODIs 75 64 10 1963 102* 36.35 2078 94.46 3 13 158 57 38 0
T20Is 23 20 5 232 38 15.46 178 130.33 0 0 20 9 9 0
First-class 124 209 9 6756 258 33.78 14 35 90 0
List A 146 128 19 3864 164 35.44 3969 97.35 7 20 330 119 69 0
T20s 111 101 15 2134 103* 24.81 1572 135.75 1 8 167 94 45 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 49 85 6810 3826 117 6/22 8/161 32.70 3.37 58.2 4 4 0
ODIs 75 61 2349 2386 58 5/61 5/61 41.13 6.09 40.5 1 1 0
T20Is 23 18 334 496 10 3/26 3/26 49.60 8.91 33.4 0 0 0
First-class 124 195 14583 8491 286 7/67 10/121 29.68 3.49 50.9 13 7 1
List A 146 107 4024 3873 122 5/61 5/61 31.74 5.77 32.9 3 1 0
T20s 111 78 1382 1892 58 4/16 4/16 32.62 8.21 23.8 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 5-9, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Nov 23-26, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Dublin, Aug 25, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Sep 23, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Marylebone Cricket Club v Durham at Abu Dhabi, Mar 29-Apr 1, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Nov 23-26, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Durham at The Oval, May 15, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/21 England v WICB XI Cave Hill 17 Jan 2019 Other
56, 0/18 England v WICB XI Cave Hill 15 Jan 2019 Other
57, 3/30, 42, 1/25 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 23 Nov 2018 Test # 2329
19, 0/9, 0 England v Sri Lanka Pallekele 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
7, 0/22, 62, 1/16 England v Sri Lanka Galle 6 Nov 2018 Test # 2324
53, 0/24 England v SL Board XI Colombo (CCC) 1 Nov 2018 Other
31 England v SL Board XI Colombo (NCC) 30 Oct 2018 Other
26 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 27 Oct 2018 T20I # 703
0/34, 67 England v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 23 Oct 2018 ODI # 4058
0/27 England v Sri Lanka Pallekele 20 Oct 2018 ODI # 4055
Profile

The great Irish sports writer Con Houlihan used to say that every team should have a redhead. And it's true that Ben Stokes' combative nature, allied to his powerful frame and outrageous talent, lifted a somewhat diffident England side to another level. Capable of turning games with his batting, his bowling and in the field - through his character as much as his deeds - Stokes soon attracted comparisons with Ian Botham. Expectations were huge.

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Jan 16, 2019

Ben Foakes and Ben Stokes, West Indies President's XI v England, Cave Hill, January 17, 2019

Ben Foakes and Ben Stokes

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Jan 13, 2019

Ben Stokes goes through slip catching drills, Bridgetown, January 13, 2019

Ben Stokes goes through slip catching drills

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Nov 25, 2018

Ben Stokes suckered Angelo Mathews with the short ball, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 3rd day, November 25, 2018

Ben Stokes suckered Angelo Mathews with the short ball

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2010, 2011