Quick Facts Of Ben Stokes
Celebrated Name Ben Stokes Age 28 Years Nick Name Stokey Birth Name Benjamin Andrew Stokes Birth Date 1991-05-04 Gender Male Profession Cricketer Birth Nation New Zealand Place Of Birth Christchurch Father Gerard Stokes Mother Deborah Stokes Height 1.83 m Weight 80kg Hair Color Blonde Eye Color Dark Brown Horoscope Gemini Marital Status Married Religion Christianity Nationality English Spouse Clare Ratcliffe Children 2 Net Worth $10 Million
One of the English International cricketer and former vice-captain of the England Test team is Benjamin Andrew Stokes is famous as Ben Stokes. He is the all-rounder who bowls right-arm fast medium pace and bats left-handed. He also holds the record as most runs scored by an individual batsman.
Stokes’s Early Life
Ben Stokes’s full name is Benjamin Andrew Stokes. He is born on 4 June 1991 at Christchurch, New Zealand. His father name is Gerard Stokes who is rugby league player and coach. His mother name is Deborah Stokes.
Stokes’s Body Features
Stokes height is 1.83 m and weight is 80 kg. His eye color is dark brown and hair color is blonde. He has a balanced and healthy body.
- Stokes played cricket at 15 years for Cockermouth Cricket club and won Premier division title.
- In 2009, he made his one-day debut for Durham.
- In 2009, he played against Bangladesh U19 in youth test.
- On 2 January 2015, he joined he joined Melbourne Renegades of Australia.
- On 13 February 2017, he was appointed as vice-captain of England.
- On 20 February 2017, he was bought in IPL by Rising Pune Supergiants.
- On 27 January 2018, he was bought by Rajasthan Royals being the most expensive player in IPL 2018.
- In 2011 he made his senior England debut in One Day International. He was selected to make his T20 international debut. He played in two T20 matches.
- In 2013-2014, he was selected in the England squad. He made his debut in 2nd test. He was also selected in the 3rd test. He made 106 runs and took 10 wickets in the overall series. He was also selected for 3rd T20 and there he made 5 runs.
- In 2014, he was selected in 1st ODI and made 5 runs and in 2nd OD he made 4 runs off 9 balls. He played in two of the T20 Internationals. He got an injury and was ruled out by T20 World Cup. After he came to the squad for Test series. He was selected as an all-rounder. He was selected for the tour of Sri Lanka. He also played in the fourth ODI.
- In 2015, in the first innings of the game, he made 79 with the ball. He was in the England squad for the first Test. He helped England to win T20 match. He was selected by England team for the first Ashes Test. He was England’s better performer. He was named in the squad for tour against Pakistan. he suffered from the shoulder injury in the third and final test in Sharjah.
- In 2015-2016, he returned back with full fitness. He was in England winter tour of South Africa.
- In 2016, they had the game against West Indies in T20 World Cup and he was included in the game. He gave his best bowling display in the tournament. He played in the first Test against Sri Lanka. He also played in the first ODI against Bangladesh. In the match against India, he was in the first innings. He made 55 in the match against West Indies.
- He won the Champions Trophy.
Stokes’s Personal Life
Stokes is married and his wife name is Clare Ratcliffe. They got married on 14 October 2017. The couple has two sons named as Layton Stokes and Libby Stokes.
Stokes net worth is estimated to be $10 million.