Ben Stokes (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

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Bio
Real Name Benjamin Andrew Stokes
Nickname Stokesy, The Hurt Locker, Rocky
Profession England Cricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye Colour Blonde
Hair Colour Blue
Cricket
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
Coach/Mentor Not Known
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 (main ones) • Record for the fastest century by an England batsman (85 balls) against New Zealand in the 1st Test at Lord’s in 2015.
• Record for the fastest century by an England batsman and second fastest in the world (163 balls) against South Africa in Cape Town in 2015.
• Holds the joint record with Peter Parfitt for the most Test tons by England left-handers from 6 to 11 position.
• 9th ever England cricketer to hit more than 3 centuries and take more than 40 wickets in Tests.
• He and Jonny Bairstow holds the highest 6th wicket stand of 399 runs in a Test match against South Africa.
Career Turning Point 2013-14 Ashes series in Australia.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 4 June 1991
Age (as in 2016) 25 Years
Birth Place Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Gemini
Nationality English
Hometown Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
School Not Known
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications Not Known
Family Father– Gerard Stokes
Mother– Deborah Stokes
Ben Stokes with his parents
Brother– Not Known
Sisters– Not Known
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Listening to music, driving
Controversies During an ODI match against Australia in 2015, Ben Stokes became the 6th batsman, and 1st England player, to be given out obstructing the field.
Ben Stokes obstructing the field
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketers Batsman: Kevin Pietersen
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Favourite Food Omelette
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Clare Ratcliffe
Wife/Spouse Clare Ratcliffe
Ben Stokes with Clare Ratcliffe
Children Daughter– N/A
Sons– Layton and 1 more
Ben Stokes with his wife and sons
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2016) Retainer Fee: £700,000
Test Fee: £12,000
ODI Fee: £5,000
T20 Fee: £2,500
Net Worth $10 million

 

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ben Stokes

  • He does not smoke.
  • He drinks alcohol.
  • He lives in New Zealand by birth.
  • He and his family got shifted to England from New Zealand in the year 2003 when he was only 12 years old.
  • He has made a mark in the year 2015 by simply hitting the second fastest test century with 163 balls against the team South Africa in the city of Cape Town.
  • His father is a very talented person, who was an expert in rugby and also a coach who mainly represented the country New Zealand in Rugby leagues.
  • The mother of Ben Stokes was a well-renowned cricketer in New Zealand.
  • In the year 2013, his parents got resettled in the country New Zealand while he was in England.
  • In the year 2014 in a test match, he scored 0, 5, 5, 4, 0, 4, 0, 0, 0 ,0 runs in 10 Test innings.
  • Ben Stokes loves tattoo. He has a motivational and inspired tattoo on his left arm, which is written- “Being the best that you can be is only possible if you desire to be a champion and your fear of failure is non-existent.” There is also an another tattoo on his right forearm is an image of a phoenix.
  • In 2017, he became the highest paid overseas player in the IPL auction with the whopping amount of INR 14.5 crore ($2.16 million) by Rising Pune Supergiants.

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