Ben Stokes England Cricketer Biography – Age, Wife, Kid, Stats, Net Worth
15th July 2019
After his heroic performance in the 2019 World Cup final, his majesty, Ben Stokes name is all around the globe. Sincerely, this man has something very unusual in his life as compared to other cricketer and his England teammates as well.
Born in New Zealand, this heroic player is the main reason behind the victory over his hometown by England for the first time in history. In the warm respect of this legend, we’ve uncovered his secret to success including his biography.
To find out who Ben Stokes wife is, and how much has he collected in his entire cricket journey, stick with us!
Ben Stokes: The Reason Behind England’s Unprecedented victory in World Cup FInal
England triumphed New Zealand winning the men’s World Cup for the first time after one of the most amazing games of cricket ever played was tied twice.
Ben Stokes Bio
Ben Stokes was born on June 4, 1991, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. He is the son of parents Gerard Stokes and Debora Stokes.
After his father got appointed as the head coach of Workington Town rugby league club, Ben’s family moved to the Kingdom, while Stokes was still very young. In fact, Ben grew up in the small West Cumbrian town of Cockermouth.
Ben Stokes Age Height & Body Measurements
Born in 1991, Ben Stokes in 28 years aged as of 2019. The dynamic player stands at a height of 6 ft. 0 inch above the ground, weighing 75 kg.
Likewise, his body measurements count as Chest-42, Waist-34, Biceps-14.
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
Ben started his cricket journey at a tender age. After moving to the United Kingdom, Ben played cricket for Cockermouth Cricket Club. There, with the club, Ben helped his team win the North Lancashire & Cumbria Cricket League Premier Division title as a 15-year-old in 2006.
At the age of 18, he got contacted by English county side, Durhan. His marvelous performance gave what he all wanted. And by fate, he secured the squad of U-19 World Cup 2010.
BATTING & FIELDING PERFORMANCE
|Test||52||95||2||3152||258 v SA||6||17||399||48||33.89||58.69||55||0|
|ODI||94||80||14||2598||102* v AUS||3||19||212||73||39.36||94.23||45||0|
|World Cup||10||9||2||381||89 v SA||0||4||33||9||54.42||95.01||3||0|
|T20I||23||20||5||232||38 v IND||0||0||20||9||15.46||130.33||9||0|
|IPL||34||33||5||635||103* v GL||1||1||43||25||22.67||132.01||14||0|
After scoring a magnificent strike with over a century in his third test match, his career skyrocketed.
In August 2011, Ben made his sr. debut in a One Day International (ODI) playing for England against Ireland.
In 2012, he did not get the chance to play for England because of severe injuries, disciplinary issues. Above all, Ben was returned back home from an England Lions tour after he ignored a team ‘curfew.’
|Test||89||1221.2||221||4054||127||6/22 v WI||7||4||31.92||3.31||57.70|
|ODI||79||482.2||7||2900||70||5/61 v AUS||8||1||41.42||6.01||41.34|
|World Cup||10||47.5||1||226||7||3/23 v BAN||1||0||32.28||4.72||41.00|
|T20I||18||55.4||1||496||10||3/26 v NZ||1||0||49.60||8.91||33.40|
|IPL||30||97.5||2||808||26||3/15 v KKR||3||0||31.07||8.25||22.57|
As because he became out of nick in the home series against India, Ben didn’t qualify for 2015 world cup. Yet, things were waiting for more surprises for him as he brought the cup for England against his hometown.
As of now, Ben Stokes net worth is $10 million. His net worth surely inclines after this unprecedented victory over New Zealand. His salary is no less than another cricketer.
Besides, Ben is an avid car collector. His garage is filled with Range Rover, Mercedes, Audi.
Ben Stokes Wife And Kids
The England cricketer Ben Stokes is happily married to childhood sweetheart Clare Ratcliffe. Ben and his spouse got engaged back in 2013.
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However, the duo waited for the next four years until they vowed to call each other husband and wife. They walked down the in October 2017 in East Brent in Somerset.
Reportedly, the attendees at their Ben Stokes wedding were plenty of his England team-mates including the likes of Jos Buttler, Stuart Broad, and Eoin Morgan.
Eventually, Ben Stokes and his wife Clare became the proud parents of two kids. But their Ben’s first child Son Leyton was was born in 2012 before the couple even got engaged, while sister Libby was born in 2015.
As of now, the couple lives happily with their children in Durham, where Ben plays county cricket.
Arrest At A Night Club
In September 2017, Stokes got cuffed in the early hours of the morning after a street brawl near a nightclub. This was just after the third ODI against West Indies at Bristol in which teammate Alex Hales was also present.
Later, Stokes got released by the police whilst they continued their investigation. But sadly, it led to these both players miss the fourth game of the series, ruling Ben out of the final game.
What happened was, Ben Stokes, got allegedly charged punching two men after video footage was released by The Sun.
Quick Facts about Ben Stokes
|BIRTHDAY||4 June 1991|
|AGE (in 2019)||28 Years Old|
|HEIGHT||Centimeters– 183 cm
Meters- 1.83 m
Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|WEIGHT||Kilograms- 75 kg
Pounds- 165.35 lbs
|Net Worth||$10 million|