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Ben Stokes Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth And Assets

Ben Stokes And His Family

Ben Stokes’s full name is Benjamin Andrew Stokes. Stokes was born on 4 June 1991 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

His father was a rugby league player and coach. His family moved to England after his father was appointed head coach of the Workington Town rugby league club. Stokes grew up in Cockermouth and started playing for Cockermouth Cricket Club. Ben Stokes married Clare Ratcliffe in 2017 and has two children, son Layton and daughter Libby.

Age, Physical Appearance and Height

he was born on 4 June 1991, and according to the calculation, her current age is 30 years. 

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status is the main things for the cricket Industry. Fans are also attracted by their Height, Weight & Physical Status. The height of Ben Stokes is 183 cm and 1.83 m and feet inches- 6′ 00″. Her weight is in kilograms- 80 kg.weight.

Ben Stokes Waist Size 34 Inches and chest 42 Inches, And biceps 14 Inches. he has Blonde hair and blue colour eyes. Besides this, he is wearing a shoe size 9.

Education

England at the age of 12 after his father was appointed head coach of Workington Town rugby league club, and grew up in the small West Cumbrian town of Cockermouth, attending Cockermouth School and playing cricket for Cockermouth Cricket Club. He won the North Lancashire & Cumbria Cricket League Premier Division title with the club as a 15-year-old in 2006. His parents subsequently moved back to New Zealand to reside again in Christchurch. Ged Stokes died in New Zealand on 8 December 2020.

Personal life

Clare Ratcliffe, a wife of Ben Stokes, is excellent. England star all-rounder Ben Stokes married his girlfriend Clare Ratcliffe on 14 October 2017. Stokes became the father of two children before marriage. Before marriage, both have been live-in partners for the past seven years.

Career

Domestic Career

Stokes made his one-day debut in 2009 for Durham at The Oval. That year he also played in two youth tests against Bangladesh U19. Stokes was selected for the 2019 Under-19 World Cup. His first-class debut came against Marylebone Cricket Club. The same year he made his Championship debut for Durham against Essex. He made his first first-class ton against Nottinghamshire. In January 2015, Ben Stokes joined Australia’s Big Bash League’s side Melbourne Renegades.

The Rising Pune Supergiants bought Stokes for Rs 14.5 crore for the 2017 season. He made his maiden T20 century when he scored 103, not out against Gujarat Lions. In the 2017 season, Stokes was awarded the Man of The Match trophy three times in 14 matches. Ben Stokes was the most expensive player in the 2018 IPL auction as Rajasthan Royals bought him for Rs 12.5 crores.

International Career

ODI Career

Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011. His next ODI series was against India. However, his injury during the series prevented him from bowling, and he was picked as a batsman only. In 2012, Stokes didn’t play a single game for the England cricket team due to injury, lack of form and other issues related to discipline. However, Stokes was again picked up for the ODI squad in the first ODI against West Indies in 2014.

Later that year, Stokes was part of the squad for the series against India. He was dropped after the two matches but was recalled for the final match of the series, in which he took three wickets and made 33 runs. His bat and ball performance improved in the ODI series against New Zealand in 2015. He helped his team win the series decider by taking three wickets for 52 runs.

The next ODI series that Stokes played was against South Africa, where he scored a half-century in the first and third match of the series. After that, England continued his excellent form with the bat in the ODI series against Pakistan national cricket team. Finally, Stokes scored two fifties against India in 2016-2017.

Ben Stokes’ impressive performance in the 2017 Champions Trophy saw him named a part of the ‘Team of the Tournament. In addition, he was named in the World ODI Xi for his performances by the ICC for 2017 and 2018. In April 2019, Ben Stokes was selected to represent England in the 2019 World Cup.

Stokes played a crucial role in making England the World Champions, especially in the final. Stokes scored 84, not out and help tied the match and then again batted in the Super Over, where the score got tied again, but England won on the boundary count rule. As a result, he was named to the Tournament Team by the ICC.

Test Career

Stokes made his Test debut against Australia in the second Test of the 2013-14 Ashes series. In England’s second innings of the third Test of the series, he made his maiden Test century, scoring 120 off 195 balls. Although England was whitewashed, Stokes showed all-around solid performance in the series scoring 279 runs and taking 15 wickets. The next major Test series for Stokes was against India’s national cricket team in 2014. However, his poor performance with the bat in the first two Tests saw him drop the team for the rest of the series.

Stokes was recalled to the side to tour the West Indies. Stokes’s performance in the tournament was nowhere near what he expected. Stokes was retained in the tea for the Test series against New Zealand despite his poor performance. In the second innings of the first Test of the series, Ben Stokes recorded the fastest ever Test century at Lord’s and the second-fastest by an England batsman. He took only 85 balls to reach the 100 run mark. Stokes was selected for the 2015 Ashes. His performance in the series was a mixed bag as England went on to win the series 3-2.

The same year, Stokes was selected for the tour against Pakistan in the UAE. Stokes performed well in the first match of the series, scoring a half-century and taking four wickets. However, he suffered a shoulder injury in the third and final match. Ben Stokes recovered fully from the injury and was selected for the tour against South Africa in 2015-16.

In the second match of the series, Stokes made 258 runs from 167 balls, his career-best performance. It was also the second-fastest double century in the history of Test cricket. In the passage of this innings, he made a partnership of 399 runs with Jonny Bairstow for the sixth wicket, which was a new world record. Stokes took five wickets in both the third and fourth matches of the series.

In 2016, Stokes was selected for the Test series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Stokes picked up an injury in the first match against Sri Lanka and was ruled out of the rest of the series. Stokes recovered and returned in action in the second Test against Pakistan. Following this series, he played against India in 2016-17. He scored a century in the first Test against India. ICC named him in the World Test XI for 2016 and 2017.

After performing splendidly in the 2019 Cricket World Cup, Stokes proved his mettle in the 2019 Ashes. He played a crucial role in drawing the series 2-2 by scoring 135 not out while chasing a target of 359 runs to help England win the match from an almost certain loss.

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T20I Career

Ben Stokes made his T20I debut against West Indies in 2011. He then played two matches in the Twenty20 series against New Zealand. Stokes punched a locker after a match against West Indies in 2014, resulting in him getting ruled out of the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup. However, Stokes was part of the squad for the one-off T20 match against New Zealand in 2015, where he scored 24 not out and took two wickets.

Stokes failed to impress in the two-match T20I series against South Africa in 2015-16. As a result, Stokes was selected for the 2016 ICC Twenty20 World Cup. Stoke was not very impactful in the initial stage of the tournament. However, Stokes bowled well in the semi-final against the Kiwis to take three wickets for 26 runs. In the last over of the final, Ben Stokes was given the ball to defend 19 runs. But he was hit for four consecutive sixes by Carlos Braithwaite, and West Indies lifted the Cup.

After the heartbreaking World Cup, Stokes played in the one-off T20I against Pakistan and the three-match T20I series against India.

Net Worth

Ben Stokes Net Worth is $11 Million. In England, cricket is followed blindly, and fans are crazy about the game and the players. And one such star of the England team is cricketer Mr Ben Stokes. Ben is the man behind significant victories England has achieved in recent times. He is remembered for his outstanding performance as a cricketer and is known as “OBE” by his fans and friends. He is the Left-hand batsman for the England Cricket team as a player.

Ben Stokes Assets:

House: Ben Stokes owns a luxury designer house. Also, he holds multiple real-estate properties across the countries.

Car Collection

Stokes owns some luxury vehicles, including a Ferrari, Range Rover, a BMW, and an Audi. All of these vehicles are worth millions of rupees. Stokes purchased these luxury cars from his IPL & ECB annual salary.

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