Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role All-Rounder
Date of Birth June 4, 1991
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Birth Place Christchurch, New Zealand
Nationality English
Ben Stokes during the 2013–14 Ashes series
Ben Stokes during the 2013–14 Ashes series (NAPARAZZI / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Benjamin Andrew Stokes is an English cricketer who represents his national side England in international cricket. In 2021, he was the vice-captain of the England Test team as well.

  • He was part of the England team which won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
  • In July 2020, he got the chance to captain the England team for the first time. It was a Test match against West Indies.
  • At the age of 12, he had relocated to England from New Zealand with his family.
  • In England, his interest towards cricket grew as he learned the game and started playing for local teams.
  • Ben Stokes is nicknamed Stokesy and Benny.
  • Ben Stokes’s height is 6 ft 1 in or 185 cm.
  • He is an all-rounder who is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and left-handed batsman.
  • In 2011, he started playing cricket internationally for England. His first international cricket match was an ODI match played on August 25, 2011, against Ireland.
  • He wears shirt number 55 in both ODI and T20I matches. He has also worn 59 shirt-number in T20I matches.
  • In 2013, Ben got engaged with Clare Ratcliffe. In October 2017, they got married. They have been blessed with 2 children.


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