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Benjamin Andrew Stokes (born 4 June 1991) is an English international cricketer and former vice-captain of the England Test team. Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Stokes moved to northern England at the age of 12, where he learned the game and began playing club cricket for local teams. He is an all-rounder who bowls right-arm fast-medium pace, and bats left-handed.

An attacking middle-order batsman, he holds the record for England’s fastest ever Test double-century, the fastest ever Test match 250, and the highest ever score for a Test batsman batting at number six. He also holds the record for the most runs scored by an individual batsman in the morning session of a Test match. Stokes became the highest-paid overseas player in the history of the Indian Premier League in 2017, fetching a record contract of ₹145 million (£1.7 million).

Early Life

Stokes is the son of rugby league player and coach Gerard Stokes. He moved to England at a young age after his father was appointed head coach of Workington Town rugby league club, and grew up in the small West Cumbrian town of Cockermouth, 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. As of 2013, his parents have moved back to New Zealand and again reside in Christchurch.

International Records
  • Second-fastest Test double hundred in terms of balls faced.
  • Fastest 250 in Tests for which he took 196 balls.
  • The second highest number of sixes in a Test inning – 11 sixes
  • Most runs in a Test innings at the sixth position – 258 runs
  • Most runs in the first session of a day in Tests – 130 runs
  • Highest Test partnership for the sixth wicket. He achieved this feat against South Africa when he made a partnership of 399 runs with Jonny Bairstow.

Ben Stokes Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth

Ben Stokes Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth
Biography &
Real NameBenjamin Andrew Stokes
NicknameStokesy, The Hurt Locker, Rocky
ProfessionEngland Cricketer (All-rounder)
Age (2019)28 Years
Date of Birth4 June 1991
BirthplaceChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Star Sign/ Zodiac SignGemini
HometownChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Cricket International DebutTest- 5 December 2013 vs Australia against Adelaide
ODI- 25 August 2011 vs Ireland against Dublin
T20- 23 September 2011 vs West Indies against London
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Height in Centimeters183 cm
Height in meters1.83 m
Height in Inches6’ 0”
Weight in Kilograms80 kg
Weight in Pounds176 lbs
Body Measurements42-34-14 Inches
Chest Size42 Inches
Waist Size34 Inches
Biceps Size14 Inches
Shoe Size10 Inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Family and Relatives
FatherGerard Stokes
MotherDeborah Stokes
Affairs, Girlfriends and Marital Status
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsClare Ratcliffe
Wife/ SpouseClare Ratcliffe
SonLayton and 1 more
Education and School, College
Educational QualificationNot Available
SchoolNot Available
College/ UniversityNot Available
Favorites Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite ActorNot Available
Favorite ActressNot Available
Favorite CricketersBatsman: Kevin Pietersen
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Favorite FoodOmelette
Favorite MovieNot Available
HobbiesListening to music, driving
Money Factor
Net Worth$10 million
SalaryRetainer Fee: £700,000
Test Fee: £12,000
ODI Fee: £5,000
T20 Fee: £2,500


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