Benjamin Andrew Stokes
(England Cricketer)

Ben Stokes
Nickname:Stokesy, The Hurt Locker, Rocky
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:
Biopic:
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):6’ 0”
Weight (approx.):80 Kg
Eye Colour:Blonde
Hair Colour:Blue
Tattoos:
Personal Life
Date of Birth:4 June 1991
Age (as on 2017):26 years
Birth Place:Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Gemini
Nationality:English
School:NA
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:NA
Signature:NA
Family
Father:Gerard Stokes
Mother:Deborah Stokes
Sister:NA
Brother:NA
Coach/Mentor:NA
Religion:Christianity
Address:
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:5 December 2013 vs Australia against Adelaide
ODI:25 August 2011 vs Ireland against Dublin
T20:23 September 2011 vs West Indies against London
Jersey Number:#67 (England )
#55 (IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State Team:New Zealand, Durham, England, England Lions, England XI, Melbourne Renegades
Nature on field:Aggressive
Likes to play against:Australia
Favourite Shot:Pull Shot
Records
  • He scored the fastest century as an English batsman in 85 balls against Kiwis in the first test of 2015 Test series in Lords
  • He had the joint record of most Test centuries by an English left-hander from 6-11 position alongside Peter Parfitt.
  • He is the 9th England cricketer who had hit more than 3 centuries and taken more than 40 wickets in red ball cricket.
  • Alongside Jonny Bairstow, ben holds the record 6th wicked stand of 399 runs against south Africa (Test)
Preferences
Hobbies:Playing Tennis, driving, listening music
Favourite Batsmen:Sunil Gavaskar, Sir Vivian Richards, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma
Favourite Bowlers:Wasim Akram, Anil Kumble, Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Glen McGrath
Favourite Cricket Ground:Sydney Cricket Ground, Wankhede Cricket Stadium
Favourite sports personalities:John McEnroe, Roger Federer
Favourite Food:Bombay Duck, Prawn Curry, Chingri Prawns, Mutton Biryani, Sushi, Baigan Bharta, Crab Masala
Favourite Actors:Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Aamir Khan, Nana Patekar
Favourite Films:Sholay, Coming to America
Favourite Musicians/Singers:SD Burman, Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar, Bappi Lahiri, Dire Straits, U2
Favourite Destinations:New Zealand, Mussoorie
Smoking/Alcohol:No/Yes
Career Turning Point
  • His international career came to life in 2013-2014 Ashes series in Australia
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:Nissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5″Limited Edition, BMW i8, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, BMW X5M
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Girlfriends:Clare Ratcliffe
Wife/Spouse:Clare Ratcliffe
Marriage Date:14 October 2017
Children:
Earnings
Net Worth:$10 million
Retainer Fee:£700,000
Test Fee:£5,000
T20 Fee:£2,500
IPL 11:12.5 Crore
Controversies
  • Ben Stokes became 1st English and 6th player to be given a rare kind of out that is Obstructing the field.
  • His famous controversy was the Bristol city club Brawl
Lesser Known Facts
  • Ben doesn’t smoke
  • Ben takes alcohol
  • He is a New Zealander by birth.
  • He and his family moved from New Zealand in 2003 to northern England.
  • He scored the second-fastest Test century (163 Balls) against South Africa in Cape Town in 2015
  • He is a son of a rugby player who represented New Zealand in international rugby leagues.
  • He goes well on his mother because she was a cricketer
  • He love tattoos
  • He is the highest paid overseas player of the IPL of 2017 and 2018.