Benjamin Andrew Stokes OBE is a cricketer from England. Stokes was a member of England’s World Cup winning side in 2012. In the Tide final, he was named Man of the Match. He led England in both Tests and One-Day Internationals. While the normal captain was gone.
|First and last name||Benjamin Andrew Stokes|
|Born||June 4, 1991, Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Height||6 ft1 in (185 cm)|
|Current age||31 years old|
|Date of birth||June 4, 1991|
|Birthplace||Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Children||Daughter- N/A Son- Layton, +1 more|
|Net value||$11 million|
Ben Stokes biography
Benjamin Andrew Stokes, 31, was born on June 4, 1991 in Christchurch, New Zealand, and is 1.85 m tall. His father was a professional rugby player who represented New Zealand from 1970 to 1980. He then became the coach of the Serbian national rugby union team.
Stokes’ father was a Kiwi, but his mother was English, so he came to England with his mother as a child. The English all-rounder represented Durham in domestic cricket. Stokes represented England in the 2010 U-19 World Cup, scoring a century against India U-19. He made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011, but failed to impress.
Off the field, the offensive Southpaw is embroiled in controversy. One of the most famous episodes is the nightclub fight with several drunken men. Stokes and Alex Hales got into a fight with a bunch of drunken men.
Ben Stokes Height, Weight, Body Measurement
Ben Stokes is 6 feet 0 inches tall (183 cm/1.83 m) and weighs 75 kg (165 lbs). Ben Stokes’ overall body measurements are 42-34-15 inches. Ben Stokes has a 42 inch chest, 34 inch waist and 15 inch biceps. He has Select Hair Color hair and blue eyes. His shoe size is unknown (US) and his dress size is unknown (US).
- Ben Stokes made his Durham debut at The Oval in 2009 and his first-class debut for Durham against Marylebone Cricket Club. On May 13, he scored his first-class century against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.
- Stokes made his international debut in August 2011 against Ireland. The English all-rounder did not bowl any over but still managed to score three points.
- Stokes played in the inaugural Ashes series against Australia in 2013-14, becoming the 658th England player to represent England in a Test match.
- He was a member of the England tour to the West Indies in 2014. Stokes appeared in all three one-day internationals and one Twenty20 International in that series before being ruled out due to injury.
- Stokes returned to England for the Test series against India after missing out on the series against Sri Lanka. Stokes played in England’s first two Tests. The all-rounder had little influence in both tests and therefore had to sit out the last three tests.
- Stokes was left out of the 2015 World Cup squad due to his poor all-rounder performance.
- For the trip to the West Indies, he returned to the English test squad. In the first and second inning he scored 79 and 35 points respectively. Stokes made his test debut against New Zealand in 2015. In his first test match at Lord’s, he scored the fastest century ever in just 85 balls. He was named man of the match for his efforts in the first test.
- Stokes took on Australia in his second Ashes series in 2015. He was unproductive with both the bat and the ball in the Test series, but he shone with the bat in the One Day Internationals.
- He was a member of the England T20 World Cup team in 2016. His best bowling performance came against New Zealand when he took three wickets for 26 runs in four overs.
- England’s World Cup final against the West Indies proved to be a nightmare for the all-rounder as he bowled the last over of the tournament. Stokes hit four straight sixes off Carlos Brathwaite to give the West Indies an unlikely win.
- Stokes put in an outstanding performance in the 2017 Champions Trophy, which was followed by an all-out effort in the Test series against South Africa.
- Stokes took part in his first 50-over World Cup in 2019. Only in the opening match of the competition did he go blitzkrieg, scoring 89 runs off 79 balls. Stokes’ match-winning innings in the World Cup final helped his team win the inaugural 50-over World Cup.
Ben Stokes’ IPL career
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- Ben Stokes became the highest paid international player in IPL history when he was acquired by Rising Pune Supergiants for Rs. 14.5 crores in 2017. As a Rising Pune Supergiants player at the time, he hit his first T20 century against Gujarat Lions, collecting 103 in 63 balls, with seven fours and six sixes. So far, he has scored a century in his IPL career.
Centuries of Ben Stokes
- Ben Stokes has had some unusual and notable successes in his career so far. His career stats span three one-day international centuries and 20 half-centuries. So far in test cricket, he has eight hundred and twenty half century.
- Fastest 250 (196 balls) in tests
- Most runs in a test innings in sixth position – 258 runs
- Most runs in the first session of a day in Tests – 130 runs
- 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 facing balls.
- Second highest number of sixes in a Test inning – 11
Ben Stokes’ net worth
Ben Stokes’ net worth is $11 million, or about 600 million in Indian currency. Stokes’ main source of income is through Network Cricket. Mr Stokes also gets a lot of money from numerous international and domestic cricket tournaments, as well as the Indian Premier League (IPL), and he promotes many companies.
- Adidas, the legendary sportswear company, sponsored Ben.
- Ben represents Red Bull. He is involved in the Project Pro campaign and Red Bull’s cricketing activities.
- Ben Stokes promotes the Ben Stokes BS55 range and uses GM cricket bats.
- In India, Ben promotes London Pilsner, Mumbai’s trademark.
- Ben is a Dream11 brand ambassador. With over 50 million gamers, Dream11 is India’s leading fantasy sports platform and the official partner of the Indian Premier League.
- As an ambassador, Ben promoted Royal Stag for the 2019/2020 IPL season and the ICC World Cup.
- Ben is a Seaham Hall Ambassador. Ben often visits Seaham Hall Hotel and Spa on the Durham seafront. Ben advertises the luxury apartments in the hotel.
Properties and cars
- Ben Stokes has a high-end designer house. He also owns a number of real estate companies across the country.
- Ben Stokes’ car collection is quite small. Ben Stokes owns many of the world’s most luxurious cars. Ben Stokes’ car brands include a blue 195mph Mercedes AMG GT63, Range Rover, Mercedes and Audi.
Ben Stokes Wife, Marriage, Children
In 2013, Ben Stokes proposed to his girlfriend Clare Ratcliffe. In October 2017, the couple married in East Brent, Somerset. The couple have two children: Andrew Arthur was born in October 2012 and Libby Sophia was born in February 2015. Ben Stokes’ family consists of four people: his two children, his wife and himself.
Awards and Achievement
- Ben Stokes was named man of the match in the 2019 World Cup final.
- Stokes holds the record for the second fastest Test double century in terms of balls faced.
- Stokes scored the fastest 250 in test history, in just 196 balls in the second test against South Africa. He also set a record by being the first batsman to score 250 runs in the fastest time possible, finishing in sixth place.
- He also holds the record for hitting the second most sixes in a Test Innings – 11 sixes.
- Ben Stokes holds the record for the highest sixth-wicket partnership in a Test match. He shared a 399-run partnership with Jonny Bairstow against South Africa.
- Ben Stokes’ achievements also include a nomination for New Zealander of the Year.
- Ben Stokes made his Durham one-day debut at the Oval in 2009.
- In the 2010 U19 World Cup, he hit a century against India U19.
- In August 2011, Stokes earned his senior England debut in a One Day International against Ireland. He scored just three points in the game.
- He did not play for England in 2012 due to injuries and lack of form.
- Stokes was included in the England squad for the Ashes series against Australia in 2013-14. He became the 658th player to play for England in a Test match.
- He achieved the second fastest Test double century in terms of facing balls.
- Ben Stokes scored the fastest 250 in tests and took 196 balls.
- Ben Stokes married a girl named Clare Ratcliffe at a young age. Stokes currently has two children.