About Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes, the brilliant all-rounder of the England cricket team, was born in Christ Church, New Zealand. After this his family settled in Northen England. And after that he started learning and playing cricket from the age of 12. Ben Stokes was in the squad of the England cricket team when the Cricket World Cup was being played in 2019 and Ben Stokes was the man to win the 2019 Cricket World Cup final match.
Ben Stokes has bowled very well as a bowler. His fastest speed till date is 145 kmph. And he always throws the ball at a speed of 140 kilometers per hour. Ben Stokes is a middle order batsman with attacking instincts. He has scored a double century in Test match for England. And has scored the fastest double century.
Ben Stokes is the highest paid foreign origin player in the history of IPL till date. And he is the first player who is not an Indian but a foreigner, but he has got the highest auction amount as compared to other foreign players. Ben Stokes was bought by the IPL team for Rs 14.5 crore.
Ben Stokes was also honored with the Sir Garfield Sober Trophy award in which he received the Best Cricketer of the Year award.
Early Life of Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes was born on 4 June 1991, and the family he was born in. His father has been a national level rugby league player in New Zealand, having immigrated to England when he was 12 years old and joined the rugby club in England but later joined the Cockermouth Cricket Club. did, and after that he started playing cricket. In 2006, at the age of 15, he won the Cambria Cricket League Premier Division title in a very spectacular manner.
Ben Stokes’ father Gerard Stokes died on 8 December 2020.
International Cricket Career of Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes started playing for the England cricket team in 2011 as a player of the national cricket team. He gave his first Test on 5 December 2013 while playing against Australia where he scored a total of 658 runs.
Ben Stokes played his first ODI match on 25 August 2011 against Ireland in which he scored 221 runs in an innings. He played his last ODI match on 13 July 2021 while playing against Pakistan.
And on 23 September 2011, playing against West Indies, Ben Stokes made his debut in T20 International match. And in that match he scored 58 runs.
On 20 March 2021, he played his last T20 International match against India.
Ben Stokes’ shirt number is 55. Ben Stokes is a great all-rounder and has necessarily taken great wickets and scored very good runs.
Ben Stokes’ entire cricket career
Ben Stokes has played 71 test matches in his international cricket career, in which he has scored 4631 runs. And at an average of 37.04 runs, he has scored 4631 runs, in which he has scored 10 centuries and 24 half-centuries. He has also taken 163 wickets in his fields.
His highest score of 258 runs has been made in his Test match so far.
Apart from this, Ben Stokes has played 101 matches in his international ODI matches, in which he has scored an aggregate of 2871 runs at an average of 40.42 runs, and he has made his highest score of 102 runs in one audio match. And has also taken 74 wickets in 101 ODI matches.
Ben Stokes has played 148 matches in his first class cricket, in which he has scored 8424 runs, and he has done this feat for 35.40 runs. He has scored 18 centuries and 43 half-centuries in his first-class cricket and has taken 338 wickets in total, he has made the highest score of 258 runs in his first-class cricket so far.
And Ben Stokes has played 172 matches in List A cricket, in which he has scored 4772 runs at an average of 37.7 Renu. And in this he has made the biggest score of 164 train. And in his List A cricket he has scored 7 centuries and 28 half-centuries, he has so far taken 138 wickets in his List A matches.
Some interesting facts of Ben Stokes
- Ben Stokes was a player who was born in New Zealand but settled in England, so he plays for the England cricket team.
- Ben Stokes started playing for the England cricket team at the age of 15.
- Ben Stokes also liked to play in the beginning because his father was a player of rugby but later his interest moved towards cricket and he joined cricket.
- Ben Stokes was part of the squad of the England cricket team that participated in the Under-19 World Cup.
- He scored 166 runs in his total 6 matches.
- Ben Stokes scored 442 runs in his first ODI match.