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June 21, 2018
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Ben Stokes (cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Rajsi Swaroop

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Benjamin Andrew Stokes
(Australian Cricketer)

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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

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Family Father: Gerard Stokes Mother: Deborah Stokes Sister: NA Brother: NA Coach/Mentor: NA Religion: Christianity Address:

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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 the field: Aggressive Likes to play against: Australia Favourite Shot: Pull Shot

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Records

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  • 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)
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    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

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    Career Turning Point

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  • His international career came to life in 2013-2014 Ashes series in Australia
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    Style Quotient Cars Collection: Nissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5″Limited Edition, BMW i8, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, BMW X5M

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    Girlfriends, Spouse and Children Marital Status: Married Affairs/Girlfriends: Clare Ratcliffe Wife/Spouse: Clare Ratcliffe Marriage Date: 14 October 2017 Children:

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    Earnings Net Worth: $10 million Retainer Fee: £700,000 Test Fee: £5,000 T20 Fee: £2,500 IPL 11: 12.5 Crore

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    Controversies

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  • 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
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    Lesser Known Facts

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  • 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 loves tattoos
  • He is the highest paid overseas player of the IPL of 2017 and 2018.
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    Rajsi Swaroop

    I am Sports Fan precisely Cricket, Football, Tennis. I want to give my life to the sports media so that India will become a Sporting nation soon.

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