Ben Stokes      

Full name Benjamin Andrew Stokes

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

Current age 29 years 64 days

Major teams England, Canterbury, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, England Development Programme Under-19s, England Lions, England Performance Programme, England Performance Programme XI, 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 66 120 5 4419 258 38.42 7537 58.63 10 22 538 74 74 0
ODIs 95 81 15 2682 102* 40.63 2855 93.94 3 20 217 75 45 0
T20Is 26 23 6 305 47* 17.94 227 134.36 0 0 25 13 13 0
First-class 142 241 13 8212 258 36.01 18 41 115 0
List A 166 145 24 4583 164 37.87 4746 96.56 7 27 389 137 76 0
T20s 123 113 19 2330 103* 24.78 1720 135.46 1 8 180 102 52 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 66 110 8995 4951 156 6/22 8/161 31.73 3.30 57.6 6 4 0
ODIs 95 80 2912 2920 70 5/61 5/61 41.71 6.01 41.6 1 1 0
T20Is 26 21 388 571 14 3/26 3/26 40.78 8.82 27.7 0 0 0
First-class 142 222 16882 9700 328 7/67 10/121 29.57 3.44 51.4 15 7 1
List A 166 126 4587 4407 134 5/61 5/61 32.88 5.76 34.2 3 1 0
T20s 123 87 1537 2156 68 4/16 4/16 31.70 8.41 22.6 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 5-9, 2013 scorecard
Last Test England v West Indies at Manchester, Jul 24-28, 2020 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Dublin, Aug 25, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 14, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Sep 23, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v England at Centurion, Feb 16, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Marylebone Cricket Club v Durham at Abu Dhabi, Mar 29-Apr 1, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class England v West Indies at Manchester, Jul 24-28, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Durham at The Oval, May 15, 2009 scorecard
Last List A England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jul 14, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, Jun 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v England at Centurion, Feb 16, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
20 England v West Indies Manchester 24 Jul 2020 Test # 2390
176, 1/29, 78*, 2/30 England v West Indies Manchester 16 Jul 2020 Test # 2389
43, 4/49, 46, 2/39 England v West Indies Southampton 8 Jul 2020 Test # 2388
0/20, 41, 1/16, 33* Team Stokes v Team Buttler Southampton 1 Jul 2020 Other
3, 43 England v SLC XI Katunayake 7 Mar 2020 Other
2/35, 22 England v South Africa Centurion 16 Feb 2020 T20I # 1043
47*, 1/16 England v South Africa Durban 14 Feb 2020 T20I # 1041
1/24, 4 England v South Africa East London 12 Feb 2020 T20I # 1039
2, 2/47, 28, 2/47 England v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Jan 2020 Test # 2382
120, 1/26, 0/9 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 16 Jan 2020 Test # 2380
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 England to another level. Never was that more true than when he secured his place in English cricket history with an indefatigable batting display in the 2019 World Cup final. In making an unbeaten 84 he exhausted every ounce of strength, talent and willpower and then when he imagined it might be all over he came out to bat once more to help win a Super Over by the narrowest of margins.

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Aug 7, 2020

Ben Stokes roars for an lbw, England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, August 7, 2020

Ben Stokes roars for an lbw

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Aug 7, 2020

Ben Stokes stoops to catch Babar Azam in the slips, England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day, August 7, 2020

Ben Stokes stoops to catch Babar Azam in the slips

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Aug 6, 2020

Ben Stokes winces as Mohammad Abbas bowls him for a duck, England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day, August 6, 2020

Ben Stokes winces as Mohammad Abbas bowls him for a duck

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2010, 2011

Awarded the OBE in December 2019