Benjamin Andrew Stokes
|Nickname:||Stokesy, The Hurt Locker, Rocky|
|Height (approx.):||6’ 0”|
|Weight (approx.):||80 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||4 June 1991|
|Age (as on 2017):||26 years|
|Birth Place:||Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Gemini|
|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|
- 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)
|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|
|Career Turning Point|
- His international career came to life in 2013-2014 Ashes series in Australia
|Cars Collection:||Nissan GT-R, BMW “30 Jahre M5″Limited Edition, BMW i8, BMW X5 M50d, BMW 760Li, BMW X5M|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Marriage Date:||14 October 2017|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|IPL 11:||12.5 Crore|
- 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.