Ben Stokes’s full name is Benjamin Andrew Stokes. He plays as an all-rounder for England He bowls right-handed and bats left-handed. He played three formats, Test ODI and T20. His role in the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup was substantial. He scored the highest score in England’s innings in the final match.
Age and height
He was born on 4 June 1991 in Christchurch, New Zealand. His height is 6 ft (183 cm).
Ben Stokes’s father Gerald Stokes, was a Rugby star for New Zealand. His mother’s name is Deb Stokes.
Ben Stokes got the spirit and passion for cricket from his mother who was also a cricketer. Stokes’ father played for England’s Working Dong rugby club. During a match the bone of the middle finger of his hand was dislocated Then he started playing with tape on two fingers. Due to the financial crisis, Stokes’ father amputated both his fingers without surgery. When Ben Stock was 12, his father’s old rugby club, England, offered him the head coach position. His father then moved to England from New Zealand and Stoke remained here.
Ben Stokes also played rugby but had no interest in rugby. To make a career in this cricket, he was admitted to Cooker Mouth School, England. And started playing cricket for the Cooker Mouth Cricket Club. By the year 2006, Ben Stokes had become famous. As a 15-year-old he played well in the North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier League. After that Ben Stokes’ parents returned to their home in New Zealand but Ben Stokes stayed in England. Then his domestic career started.
In 2009 under-19 Test cricket, Stokes scored 50 runs against Bangladesh in two matches and led the team to a good position. The following year, he scored a century against the Indian team in the U-19 World Cup. He played as an all-rounder and by the end of the decade, his place was reflected in England’s international cricket. In 2010, Ben Stokes played first-class cricket for Durham against NCC. Here too he scored fifty runs, Due to injuries to some of Durham’s players, Ben Stokes continued to play. His continued good performances led to his name being discussed by the England National Cricket Board.
Selection England International team
In 2011, he was selected for England’s national team against Ireland. His performance here was not very good. On 5 December 2013, he performed well against Australia in a Test series. At the end of this series, he scored 279 runs and took 15 wickets. And then his big career in cricket started.
Ben Stokes has played in all formats including Test ODIs and T20Is. He has records in all formats. Of course, he plays as an all-rounder.
He has performed well in Test cricket with bat and ball.
One day International