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Ben Stokes (Outstanding Batsman of England)

Man of the Match, Ben Stokes, Match 40, ENG vs NED, CWC2023

Ben Stokes was chosen as “Men of the Match” in the recent Match 40, ENG vs NED, CWC2023 match. In his match, he made 108 runs in 84 balls, with a strike rate of 128.57. Indeed, his score was very high, and he performed superbly to score more in this match. So, applaud for his outstanding Achievement.

Con Houlihan, the legendary Irish sportswriter, once said that every squad should have a redhead. And it’s true that Ben Stokes confrontational personality, furthermore his strong build and incredible talent, pushed England to new heights.

In brief, that was never more obvious than when he made his name in English cricket history with an unstoppable batting effort in the 2019 World cup final.

He used every ounce of strength, talent, and determination in making an unbeaten 84. Besides, just when he thought it was all over, he stepped out to bat again to help win a super Over by the least of margins.

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes’s Passion of Cricket

The passion on the Ben Stokes for Cricket pitch is remarkable. He is one of the most explosive all-rounders of the modern age. Furthermore, he is incredible passionate about whatever he does.

Moreover, his forceful personality ensures that there is never a dull moment when he is there. He is also equally good with the ball. Stoke can bowl at a modest pace and has a tendency for creating breakthroughs when nothing else seems to be working for his team.

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes

Personal Information

Bio 
Full NameBenjamin Andrew Stokes
Born4 June, 1991, Canterbury, New Zealand
Batting StyleLeft hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight arm Fast medium
Age32y 104d
Playing RoleAll rounder
Physical Stat 
Height183 cm
Eye Colorblue
Hair Colorblonde
CAREER DEBUTS 
ODI Debut25 August 2011
T20I Debut23 September 2011
Test Debut05 December 2013
CRICKET 
Jersey Number#67 (England) #55(IPL,Country Cricket)
Domestic TeamDurham, New Zealand, England Lions, England , Melbourne, England XI
Likes to play againstAustralia
Favorite ShotPull Shot
Career Turning point2013-14 Ashes series in Australia
PERSONAL LIFE 
Date of birth4 June 1991
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityEnglish
ReligionChristianity
HobbiesListening to music, driving
FAVOURITE THINGS 
CricketersBatsman: Kevin Pietersen Bowler: Dale steyn
FoodOmelette
FAMILY 
Marital statusMarried
spouseClare Ratcliffe
MONEY FACTOR 
Salary (as of 2016)Retainer Fee: £700,000 Test Fee: £12,000 ODI Fee: £5,000 T20 Fee: £2500
Net Worth$10million
Personal Information

International Career of Ben Stokes

  • The England Batsman fastest century (85 balls) against New Zealand in the first Test at Lords in 2015.
  • Following this, he shares the record for the most Test tons by England left-handers from position 6 to 11 with Peter Parfitt.
  • Moreover, also set a world record for the fastest century by and England batsman (163 balls) against South Africa in Cape Town in 2015.
  • The ninth England cricketer in history to score more than three century and take more than 40 wickets in tests.
  • Stoke and Bairstow have the best 6th wicket stand in a test match against South Africa, totaling 399 runs.
  • On September 13, 2023, Ben Stokes touched 182 runs off 124 balls in an ODI match against New Zealand. Becoming the 19th English batter to do. In addition, he also became the third English player to achieve 3000 runs and take 50 wickets in ODIs. He also had the greatest ODI score for England.

Batting and Fielding of Ben Stokes

 MATCHESINNINGSRUNSHIGHEST SCORE4s HIT6s HIT
ODI10893315918225698
TEST971756117258716124
T20I4336585524222
Batting Statistics
Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes

Bowling

 MATCHESOVERSWICKETSRUNS
ODI108518.2743137
TEST971911.51976318
T20I4310226856
Bowling Statistics

Facts about Ben Stokes

  • Stokes is originally from New Zealand.
  • When he was 12 years old, his family moved from New Zealand to northern England.
  • He made headlines in 2015 when he hit the second fastest test century (163 balls) against South Africa in Cape Town, trailing only Nathan Astle (153 balls).
  • Gerald, his father, was a rugby league player and coach who represented New Zealand in international competitions.
  • Deborah, his mother, was a well-known cricketer in New Zealand.
  • His parents moved to New Zealand in 2013, although he now lives in England.
  • In 2014,he had a dismal year, scoring 0,5,5,4,0,4,0,0,0,0 runs in 10 Test innings
  • He likes to have tattooed, motivational tattoo on his left arm reads, “Being the best that you can be is only possible if you desire to be a champion and your fear of loss is nonexistent” Another tattoo on his right forearm shows a phoenix.
  • Rising Pune Supergiant paid him INR 14.5 crore ($2.16 million) in the 2017 IPL auction, becoming him the highest-paid overseas player.
  • In January 2020, he received an award as the ICC Cricketer of the Year.

A documentary film titled ‘Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes released on Amazon Prime on August 26, 2022.Ben stokes talks up regarding one of his most vulnerable moments in the documentary, filmed by British director Sam Mendes, and highlighted the significance of Mental Health support.

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