Ben Stokes is a well-known English cricketer. Ben is an important part of the English cricket team. Ben also fulfilled his duties as a former vice-captain of the test team of England.
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Ben Stokes Biography
Ben Stokes was born as Benjamin Andrew Stokes on 4th June 1991 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Ben’s father’s name is Gerard Stokes who was a rugby league player. His father got the responsibilities of head coach of Workington Town rugby league club so Ben moved to Cockermouth in West Cumbria, England with his family. Ben has been interested in cricket from a very young age. Ben got an opportunity to play for Cockermouth Cricket Club. In the year 2006, when Ben was just 15 years old, he won a Premier Division title in the North Lancashire & Cumbria Cricket League.
Ben performed really well in his domestic career. Ben is an all-rounder in the English team who is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. Ben’s bowling capabilities were surfaced when he managed to take a wicket on his third ball against a very experienced batsman in a debut one-day match in the year 2009. Ben played test matches against Bangladesh in under 19 English cricket team. In the year 2010, Ben played his first Under-19 World Cup and gave an impressive performance. Stokes also scored a century against India in this Under-19 World Cup. Ben debuted in the first-class cricket for Durham in the year 2010.
When did Ben Stokes join the International English Cricket Team?
Ben joined the English cricket team for 2010-2011 Ashes series and traveled to Australia. However, Ben made his test debut on 5th December 2013 against Australia. Stokes debuted in one-day internationals against Ireland on 25th August 2011. The all-rounder played his first T20 match against West Indies on 23rd September 2011.
Is Ben married? Does he have any kids?
Stokes is a married man and his wife’s name is Clare Ratcliffe. Ben and Clare have 2 children together.
Which video of Ben Stokes made it to the news?
A video of Ben was leaked in which he was seen hitting two people. This footage got Stokes into trouble. Shortly after this incident, another video of Stokes was leaked in which he mimicked the disabled son of Katie Price. Later, Ben apologized for such disrespecting behavior.
Ben Stokes Net worth
According to various sources, the estimated net worth of Ben Stokes is around 10 million dollars.
04 Feb, 2019