Ben Stokes – Bio, Age, Stats, Net Worth

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Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes is an England cricketer. Being Left Handed Batsman & Right-arm fast-medium in the England national cricket team.

Born04 June 1991, Christchurch
ProfessionCricketer
Height6 ft 1 inch (185 cm)
FatherGerard Stokes
MotherDeborah Stokes
Wife Clare Ratcliffe

Bio


Benjamin Andrew Stokes was born on 04 June 1991, Christchurch, New Zealand. His age is around 32 years (2023).

Stokes moved to England at the age of 12 after his father was appointed head coach of Workington Town rugby league club, and grew up in the small West Cumbrian town of Cocker mouth, attending Cocker mouth School and playing cricket for Cocker mouth Cricket Club. He won the North Lancashire & Cumbria Cricket League Premier Division Title with the club as a 15 year old in 2006.

His parents subsequently moved back to New Zealand to reside again in Christchurch; Ged Stokes died in New Zealand on 8 December 2020 due to brain cancer.

Stokes became engaged to Clare Ratcliffe in 2013. They married in East Brent, Somerset in October 2017. They have two children. Stokes has a tattoo of a family of lions, symbolising his own family, covering his entire back. Stokes has Maori Ngapuhi heritage, which is also shown in one of his tattoos. 

Stokes and his mother received damages in 2021 from The Sun, who in 2019 had run a front-page story about a family tragedy which was argued to not be in the public interest.

Education

Be stokes grew up in the small West Cumbrian town of Cocker mouth, attending Cocker mouth School and playing cricket for Cocker mouth Cricket Club

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Ben Stokes

Career


Stokes made his senior England debut in a One Day International (ODI) against Ireland in August 2011. Stokes was caught and bowled by Paul Stirling for just three runs and did not bowl; however, he did take a catch.

Stokes was named in the England test squad for the tour Against the Pakistan hosted in the UAE. In the first test in Abu Dhabi, he took 4–57 with the ball in Pakistan’s first innings before himself scoring 57 with the bat in England’s first innings; the match ultimately ended in a draw when bad light stopped play on the final day. 

In the second match of the series Stokes was ineffective, taking just one wicket in the match and making scores of 4 and 13 with the bat as England suffered a 127-run defeat. He suffered a shoulder injury in the third and final test in Sharjah, but still batted at number 11 as England ultimately lost the match and with it the series.

CountryEngland
Test Debut05 December 2013 v Australia (Cap 658)
ODI Debut25 August 2011 v Ireland (Cap 221)
T20I Debut23 September 2011 v West Indies (Cap 58)
Jersey No.55
IPL2017: Rising Pune Supergiants
2018-2021: Rajasthan Royals
2023: Chennai Super Kings
 

2019 Cricket World Cup

In April 2019, Stokes was named in England’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

In the opening match of the tournament against South Africa, he made a score of 89 runs from 79 balls, claimed two wickets, ran out Dwaine Pretorius and took two catches to be declared “Man of the Match” in a comprehensive 104-run win for England. His catch to dismiss Andile Phehlukwayo has been described as “one of the greatest catches of all time”.

In the final against New Zealand, he scored 84*, including 2 sixes in the final over (one traditional and one due to overthrows after a ball bounced off Stokes’ bat to the boundary), to tie the game. 

He then batted in the Super Over with Jos Buttler, which again was a tie, but England won the match on the boundary count back rule then in place. For this performance, he was named man of the match for the second time in the tournament.

He was named in the “Team of the Tournament” for the 2019 World Cup by the ICC.

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Ben Stokes
 

2022-present: Test captaincy and 2022 T20 World Cup

On 28 April 2022, Stokes was named as England men’s Test captain after Joe Root’s resignation.

In June 2022, Stokes started his captaincy with the 3–0 clean sweep of New Zealand cricket team in England in 2022, He scored 194 runs in 5 innings at an average of 48.50

In July 2022, England defeated the South African team 2–1 in Test series, Stokes named Player of the Series, he scored 149 runs in 4 innings at an average of 37.25 and picked up 10 wickets at a bowling average of 15.70.

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Ben Stokes
 

ODI retirement

On 18 July 2022, Stokes announced that he would retire from ODI cricket following the first match of the series against South Africa, citing the physical and mental demands of playing all three formats.

Records and achievements

  • Man of the Match in the final of the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
  • Second-fastest Test double hundred in terms of balls faced.
  • Fastest 250 in Tests for which he took only 196 balls.
  • Second highest number of sixes in a Test innings – 11 sixes
  • Most runs in a Test innings at the sixth position – 258 runs
  • Most runs in the first session of a day in Tests – 130 runs
  • Highest Test partnership for the sixth wicket. He achieved this feat against South Africa when he made a partnership of 399 runs with Jonny Bairstow.
  • Became the second cricketer after Ian Botham to have over 4,000 runs and over 100 wickets in Tests for England.
  • Highest number of sixes in a County Championship innings – 17 (for Durham against Worcesters in May 2022)
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Ben Stokes
 

Nightclub incident and affray charge

Following the third ODI against West Indies at Bristol in September 2017, Stokes was arrested after becoming involved in a street brawl near a nightclub with two men, at which teammate Alex Hales was also present. This incident led to both players missing the fourth game of the series, and a hand injury sustained in the brawl also ruled Stokes out of the final game. 

He also missed the 2017-18 Ashes and the second test match against India due to the incident and the subsequent trial. He lost his apparel sponsorship with New Balance over these incidents.

Stokes was charged on 15 January 2018 with affray along with the two other men, and appeared before Bristol Magistrates’ Court on 13 February 2018. 

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Ben Stokes
 

During the trial, which started on 6 August 2018, Stokes said he was defending a gay couple from homophobic abuse from the other two men. He was acquitted on 14 August. The couple thanked Stokes afterwards for defending them, saying that he “didn’t deserve being put through a trial”.

In September 2018, Stokes was charged with bringing the game into disrepute by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) over the incident in Bristol and social media posts. Stokes pleaded guilty to the charges, and in December 2018 was fined £30,000 and banned for eight matches, an exclusion which he had already served by that time.

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Ben Stokes
 

IPL

In February 2017, Stokes was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants to play in the Indian Premier League during the 2017 Season. He made his maiden Twenty20 century against Gujarat Lions, hitting 103 not out from 63 balls, including hitting seven fours and six sixes. He was named as Most Valuable Player for the 2017 season.

For the 2018 season he moved to Rajasthan Royals having been bought for £1.7million, the most expensive player in the 2018 IPL auction. In October 2020, he scored 107 not out for Rajasthan Royals as part of an unbeaten partnership of 152 with Sanju Samson.

During the 2021 IPL, Stokes suffered a finger injury which ruled him out from the entire season after playing in only one match. He pulled out of the 2022 edition as he wanted to focus on his country’s Test team.He is bought by Chennai Super Kings to play in the IPL 2023 season for INR. 16.25 Crore (£1.6 million) in the IPL auction held on 23rd December 2022.

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Ben Stokes
 

Medal Record

  • Winner ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 England & Wales.
  • Winner ICC Men’s T20I World Cup 2022 Australia.
  • Runner-Up ICC Men’s T20I World Cup 2016 India.
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Ben Stokes
 
FormatTestODIT20IIPL
Matches891054343
Runs Scored 56022924585920
Batting Average36.139.021.725.6
100s12302
50s282112
Highest Score258102*52*107*
Wickets193742628
Balls bowled112433110612683
Bowling Average32.042.432.934.8
4-Wicket haul8100
5-Wicket haul4100
10-Wicket haul0000
Best Bowling6/225/613/263/15
Run Outs4652
Catch/Stumpings94/-49/-222/-21/-
 

Ben Stokes Net Worth


According to various online resources the net worth of Ben Stokes is estimated around $13 million dollars which is 105 crores in Indian Currency.

Social Media and Advertisements

Ben Stokes has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.

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Ben Stokes
 
Net Worth$13 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees105 Crore INR
Monthly Income And Salary5 crore+
Yearly Income12 Crore +
Income SourceCricket, Advertisement
 

Social Media of Ben Stokes


Ben Stokes has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 5.2 million followers combining his Instagram and Twitter.

Ben Stokes posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India & England at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.

Instagramstokesy2.4M followers
Twitter@benstokes381.2M followers

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


1.What is the net worth of Ben Stokes in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Ben Stokes in 105 crores in Indian rupees.

2. How old is Ben Stokes?
Ans.Ben Stokes is 32 years old.

3. Nick name of Ben Stokes?
Ans. No any Nick name of Ben Stokes.

4. Which Country in Ben Stokes Belongs ?
Ans.Ben Stokes Belongs to New Zealand But settled in England.

5.IPL fees of Ben Stokes in 2023?
Ans. Ben Stokes got 16.25 Crore for Playing IPL.

6.For Which Team Ben Stokes play IPL 2023?
Ans.Ben Stokes play IPL in 2023 for Chennai Super Kings.

 

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