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Ben Stokes is an England International Cricketer. He made his first international appearance in an ODI against Ireland at Castle Avenue, Aug 25, 2011. He was awarded Man of the Match for his role with the bat and ball in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Final.

Full Name: Benjamin Andrew Stokes

Birth Date: June 04, 1991

Birthplace: Canterbury, New Zealand

Jersey Number: 55

Height: 6 ft 0 in

Role: Batting Allrounder

Batting Style: Left-Handed Bat

Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Major Teams

New Zealand, Durham, England, England Lions, England Cricket Board XI, Melbourne Renegades, Rising Pune Supergiant, Canterbury, Rajasthan Royals

Ben Stokes’s International and IPL Debut

Test Debut vs Australia at Adelaide Oval, Dec 05, 2013

ODI Debut vs Ireland at Castle Avenue, Aug 25, 2011

T20 Debut vs Windies at Kennington Oval, Sep 23, 2011

IPL Debut vs Mumbai Indians at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Apr 06, 2017

Ben Stokes Records

  • Record for the fastest century by an England batsman (85 balls) against New Zealand in the 1st Test at Lord’s in 2015.
  • Record for the fastest double hundred by an England batsman and second fastest in the world (163 balls) against South Africa in Cape Town in 2015.
  • Holds the joint record with Peter Parfitt for the most Test tons by England left-handers from 6 to 11 position.
  • 9th ever England cricketer to hit more than 3 centuries and take more than 40 wickets in Tests.
  • He and Jonny Bairstow hold the highest 6th wicket stand of 399 runs in a Test match against South Africa.
  • Man of the Final in Cricket World Cup 2019.
  • He is the fastest to 250 runs in Tests for which he took 196 balls.
  • The second-highest number of sixes in a Test inning – 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.