Ben Stokes Wiki Biography- Ben Stokes is one of the most important players in the England team. He won his team by playing many excellent innings. Not only this, he is also the number one all rounder in the world. Today we are going to tell you about his Career, Age, Ranking, Records, Girlfriend, Biography and Net Worth.
Real Name – Benjamin Andrew Stokes
Nickname – Stokes
Date of Birth – June 4, 1991
Age – 29 years
Birth Place – Christchurch, New Zealand
Profession – Cricketer
Height – 6’ fit (1.83 m)
Bowling Style – Right-arm medium
Batting Style – Left hand
Nationality – British, New Zealand
School – Not Known
College – Not Known
Educational Qualifications – N/A
Father – Gerard Stokes
Mother – Deb Stokes
Marital Status – Unmarried
Girlfriend/Wife – Clare Ratcliffe
Favourite Batsman– Kevin Pietersen
Favourite Bowler : Dale Steyn
ODI – 25 August 2011 vs Ireland against Dublin
Test – England vs Australia at Cardiff on 5 December 2013
T20 – 23 September 2011 vs West Indies against London
Stokes made his one-day debut in 2009 for Durham at The Oval. That year he also played in two youth tests against Bangladesh U19. Stokes was selected for the 2019 Under-19 World Cup. The same year he made his Championship debut for Durham against Essex. In January 2015, Ben Stokes joined Australia’s Big Bash League’s side Melbourne Renegades.
Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 25 August 2011. In 2012, Stokes didn’t play a single game for England cricket team due to injury, lack of form and other issues related to discipline. Stokes was again picked up for the ODI squad in the first ODI against West Indies in 2014.
Later that year, Stokes was part of the team for the series against India. He got a chance to play in the final match of the series. In this match, apart from scoring 33 runs, he took 3 wickets. Performed brilliantly with both bat and ball in the ODI series against New Zealand in 2015. He took 3 wickets for 52 runs.
Stokes then scored a half-century in the first and third matches against South Africa in the ODI series. Stokes scored two fifties in the series against India in 2016–2017.
Ben Stokes’ brilliant performance in the 2017 Champions Trophy earned him a name for the ‘Team of the Tournament’. For his performance, he was named in the World ODI by the ICC for 2017 and 2018. In April 2019, Ben Stokes was selected to represent England in the 2019 World Cup.
Stokes was instrumental in making England a world winner, especially in the final. Stokes scored an unbeaten 84 to help tie the match and then bat in the super over where the score was again tied but England won the boundary calculation rule. He was named in the tournament team by the ICC.
Stokes made his Test debut against Australia in the second Test of the 2013–14 Ashes series. In England’s second innings of the third Test of the series, he scored his first Test century, scoring 120 runs off 195 balls. Stokes made a strong all-round performance by scoring 279 runs in the series and taking 15 wickets. The next major Test series for Stokes was against the Indian team and the West Indies team in 2014. He performed brilliantly in both the series.
He was then also selected for the 2015 Ashes. His performance in the series was a mixed bag as England won the series 3–2.
In the same year, Stokes was selected to tour against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Stokes did well in the first match of the series, scoring a half-century and taking four wickets. He suffered a shoulder injury in the third and final match. Ben Stokes recovered fully from injury and was selected to tour against South Africa in 2015-16.
In the second match of the series, Stokes scored his career best in Tests scoring 258 runs off 167 balls. It was also the second fastest double century in the history of Test cricket. After this innings, he shared a 399-run partnership with Johnny Bairstow for the sixth wicket, a new world record. Stokes took both wickets in the third and fourth matches of the series.
In 2016, Stokes was ruled out due to injury in the Test series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Stokes returned to the second Test against Pakistan. After this series, he played against India in 2016–17. He scored a century in the first Test against India. The ICC named him in the World Test XI for the years 2016 and 2017.
After performing brilliantly in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Stokes once again proved his mettle in the 2019 Ashes. He played a key role in the series 2–2 draw with an unbeaten 135 chasing a target of 359 runs and helped England win the match at almost a certain loss.
Stokes was bought by the Rising Pune Supergiants for Rs 14.5 crore for the 2017 season. He made his maiden T20 century when he scored 103 not out against Gujarat Lions. In the 2017 season, Stokes was awarded the Man of The Match trophy a total of three times in 14 matches. Ben Stokes was the most expensive player in the 2018 IPL auction as he was bought by Rajasthan Royals for Rs 12.5 crores. After this, Rajasthan Royals replicated him for 11.5 crore in 2019 and 12.5 crore in 2020.
- Record of fastest century by England batsman (85 balls) against New Zealand in first Test at Lord’s in 2015.
- Fastest 250 runs (196 balls) in Tests.
- Most (258) runs in a Test innings at the sixth position.
- Most (130) runs in the first session of a day in Tests.
- Highest Test partnership for the sixth wicket. Made a partnership of 399 runs with Jonny Bairstow against South Africa.
- Second-fastest Test double hundred in terms of balls faced.
- The second-highest number of sixes in a Test inning – 11 sixes
- Becomes the second cricketer after Ian Botham to take more than 4,000 runs and more than 100 wickets in Tests for England.
- Ben Stokes was awarded the Man of the Final in the Cricket World Cup 2019. He was also voted Player’s Player of the Year at the Professional Cricketers’ Association Awards in October 2013.
- Ben Stokes was elected Wisden Leading Cricketer of the Year for 2019, ending the 3-year reign of Indian captain Virat Kohli. After 15 years an England player received this honor. The last time Wisden selected Andrew Flintoff was the Cricketer of the Year in 2005.
Ben Stokes Biography/Known Facts About
Ben stokes was born on June 4, 1991 at Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm bowler. He is a great cricketer of all three format.
Ben Stokes Net Worth
The Ben Stokes net worth figure has risen tremendously and he is one of the biggest cricketing stars. According to express.co.uk, Ben Stokes current England contract is said to be worth £925,000 (₹8.68 crore). Ben Stokes net worth is estimated at £8 million (₹75.02 crore).
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