Ben Stokes

Born: June 4, 1991 (age 26)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Nationality: England flag English

Role: All-rounder

Batting Style: Right-arm fast-medium
Bowling Style: Left-handed
Ben Stokes poses for an England portrait session on May 19, 2015
Career History
InternationalNational SideEngland (2011-)
Test DebutDec 5, 2013 vs. Australia
ODI DebutAug 25, 2011 vs. Ireland
Domestic2009-Durham Jets
Sports Mole has 460 articles about Ben Stokes. Articles 1 to 40:
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes provisionally named in England ODI squad to face Australia
Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are provisionally named in England's ODI squad to face Australia.
Dec 6, 22:07
Alex Hales of England during the T20 against South Africa on June 21, 2017
Alex Hales available for England selection after avoiding police charge
Alex Hales will not be charged by police for his involvement in a nightclub brawl, meaning that he is now available for England selection.
Dec 4, 20:33
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes signs for New Zealand side Canterbury
England vice-captain Ben Stokes signs a short-term deal with New Zealand side Canterbury.
Nov 30, 08:51
Ben Stokes in action for England in September 2016
Ben Stokes investigation file passed over to Crown Prosecution Service
Avon and Somerset Police pass a file on the investigation into an incident in Bristol involving Ben Stokes to the Crown Prosecution Service for advice on charging.
Nov 29, 20:45
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Ben Stokes in talks with Canterbury over playing domestic cricket in New Zealand
England all-rounder Ben Stokes may be offered the chance to play for New Zealand-based Canterbury Cricket Club, with talks currently ongoing.
Nov 28, 14:22
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England star Ben Stokes 'spotted flying out to New Zealand, not Australia'
England all-rounder Ben Stokes reportedly flies to New Zealand, despite initial rumours that he was heading to Australia for The Ashes.
Nov 27, 22:12
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Steven Finn ruled out of Ashes tour
England bowler Steven Finn is ruled out of the 2017-18 Ashes tour due to a knee injury.
Nov 7, 09:03
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Steven Finn, Moeen Ali ruled out of opening warm-up games
Injured fast bowler Steven Finn and all-rounder Moeen Ali will miss England's warm-up games against Western Australia XI and Cricket Australia XI.
Nov 3, 12:59
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Trevor Bayliss: 'Time for others to step up in Ben Stokes absence'
Trevor Bayliss concedes that his task has been made tougher due to Ben Stokes's current absence from England's squad, but hopes that others can step up to the plate.
Nov 1, 15:29
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Police appeal for witnesses to Ben Stokes incident
Police launch a fresh appeal for two men that they believe to be key witnesses to the incident involving Ben Stokes last month.
Oct 17, 13:29
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Ben Stokes loses New Balance sponsorship deal
Ben Stokes loses a lucrative New Balance contract as the fallout from his arrest continues.
Oct 12, 22:36
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England cricketer Ben Stokes apologises to Katie and Harvey Price
England cricketer Ben Stokes apologises to model Katie Price and her son Harvey for a video appearing to show the all-rounder mocking the teenager.
Oct 11, 18:28
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Ben Stokes pictured smoking?
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is pictured apparently smoking a cigarette while attending Jason Roy's wedding in France.
Oct 10, 14:41
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Lawyer: 'Alex Hales not expecting to face criminal charge'
Lawyer Ian Kelcey admits that he will be "surprised" if any further action is taken against England batsman Alex Hales following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub.
Oct 8, 14:55
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Ben Stokes, Alex Hales offered new contracts by ECB?
A report claims that Ben Stokes and Alex Hales, whose Ashes involvement remains in doubt, will be handed new contracts by the ECB on Friday.
Oct 5, 14:29
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Ben Stokes's Ashes place remains under threat?
England all-rounder Ben Stokes will reportedly miss the Ashes should he remain under investigation for causing actual bodily harm outside of a Bristol nightclub.
Oct 4, 11:32
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Durham issue statement on Ben Stokes nightclub arrest
Durham release a statement relating to Ben Stokes's arrest on suspicion of actual bodily harm.
Oct 2, 23:02
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England stars 'advised to skip Jos Buttler's stag do'
England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss advises top stars, including Joe Root, to avoid Jos Buttler's stag do in Amsterdam this weekend.
Sep 30, 13:53
England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate looks on during his side's match against Croatia Under-21 on October 10, 2014
Gareth Southgate: 'More people want to trip up footballers than cricketers'
Gareth Southgate believes that England's footballers could not enjoy the freedom of their cricketing counterparts due to more people trying to "trip them up".
Sep 28, 16:47
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ECB suspends Ben Stokes, Alex Hales after bar incident
The ECB will not consider Ben Stokes or Alex Hales for England selection until further notice after an incident outside a Bristol nightclub on Monday morning.
Sep 28, 15:31
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Footage of Ben Stokes street brawl leaks
Footage appearing to show England vice-captain Ben Stokes engaged in a street brawl is published by a tabloid.
Sep 28, 00:32
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England director Andrew Strauss confirms Ben Stokes has broken hand
England director Andrew Strauss confirms that Ben Stokes suffered a minor fracture on his hand following Monday night's altercation, but should be fit for the Ashes.
Sep 27, 11:02
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Shane Bond, Paul Collingwood given England coaching roles for Ashes series
Former New Zealand bowler and ex-England one-day captain Paul Collingwood are added to England's coaching staff for the upcoming Ashes series.
Sep 27, 10:28
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Ben Stokes, James Vince, Gary Ballance in England's Ashes squad
Ben Stokes, James Vince and Gary Ballance are named in England's Ashes squad for the winter series in Australia.
Sep 27, 10:02
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Ben Stokes to miss one-day internationals after Bristol arrest
The ECB reveals that England all-rounder Ben Stokes was arrested in Bristol on Monday morning after an incident in a bar.
Sep 26, 13:08
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All to play for in England, West Indies decider
The West Indies hold a slender lead over England at the end of day two of their deciding Test match.
Sep 8, 20:29
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14 wickets fall on opening day
Ben Stokes stars for England as 14 wickets fall on an eventful first day of the final Test with the West Indies.
Sep 7, 19:16
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Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali rested for England Twenty 20 against West Indies
Ben Stokes and Moeen Ali are rested for England's T20 against the West Indies, but are included in the squad for the ODI series later this month.
Sep 4, 19:52
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England's Ben Stokes reprimanded for using offensive language
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is reprimanded for using offensive language during day two of the Test match against West Indies.
Aug 27, 11:18
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England, South Africa share spoils on opening day of final Test
England end the opening day of the fourth and final Test match with South Africa at Old Trafford on 260-6.
Aug 4, 18:42
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Result: Moeen Ali hat-trick wraps up England win in third Test match
England wrap up a 239-run victory over South Africa in the third Test match after Moeen Ali completes a hat-trick.
Jul 31, 16:41
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Result: South Africa thrash England to level Test series
South Africa record a 340-run win over England in the second Test match at Trent Bridge, a result which levels the four-game series.
Jul 17, 15:02
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South Africa hold edge over England after first day of second Test
South Africa end the first day of the second Test match with England at Trent Bridge on 309-6.
Jul 14, 19:06
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Result: England beat South Africa by 211 runs in first Test
England triumph in the first Test of their four-match series with South Africa after winning by 211 runs at Lord's on Sunday afternoon.
Jul 9, 18:28
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Joe Root impresses in first Test as England captain
Joe Root scores an unbeaten 184 in his first outing as Test captain to help England recover against South Africa at Lord's.
Jul 6, 18:58
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Result: England limp out of Champions Trophy in eight-wicket semi-final defeat to Pakistan
England are knocked out of the Champions Trophy following an eight-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the semi-finals of the tournament.
Jun 14, 17:11
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Result: Ben Stokes century knocks Australia out of Champions Trophy
Pre-tournament favourites England comfortably beat Australia at Edgbaston to progress through to the knockout stages of the Champions Trophy with a perfect record.
Jun 10, 19:14
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Result: England beat New Zealand to progress in Champions Trophy
Joe Root, Jos Butler and Alex Hales all register half-centuries for England as they beat New Zealand by 67 runs in their Champions trophy group match.
Jun 6, 19:13
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Ben Stokes awaiting scan results on knee injury
Ben Stokes reveals that he is unsure of the full extent of his troublesome knee injury, but is now hoping to have a "clearer picture" after undergoing a scan.
May 28, 10:56
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Result: England seal ODI series win over South Africa
England seal a series victory over the world's number-one ranked ODI side South Africa courtesy of a two-run victory at the Ageas Bowl.
May 27, 19:11

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