Ben Stokes (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More
Bio Real NameBenjamin Andrew Stokes NicknameStokesy, The Hurt Locker, Rocky ProfessionEngland 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 ColourBlonde Hair ColourBlue 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 Coach/MentorNot Known Jersey Number#67 (England ) #55 (IPL, County Cricket) Domestic/State TeamNew Zealand, Durham, England, England Lions, England XI, Melbourne Renegades Nature on fieldAggressive Likes to play againstAustralia Favourite ShotPull 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 Point2013-14 Ashes series in Australia. Personal Life Date of Birth4 June 1991 Age (as in 2017)26 Years Birth PlaceChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini NationalityEnglish HometownChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand SchoolNot Known CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Gerard Stokes Mother- Deborah Stokes
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ben Stokes
Does Ben Stokes smoke?: No
Does Ben Stokes drink alcohol?: Yes
Stokes is a New Zealander by origin.
His family migrated from New Zealand to northern England f in 2003, when he was 12 years old.
He made a sensation in 2015 by hitting the 2nd fastest Test century (163 balls) against South Africa in Cape Town, fastest was by Nathan Astle (153 balls).
His father Gerald was a rugby league player and coach who represented New Zealand in international Rugby Leagues.
His mother Deborah was a renowned cricketer in New Zealand.
His parents resettled in New Zealand in 2013, whereas he lives in England.
He had a forgettable year 2014 as he scored 0, 5, 5, 4, 0, 4, 0, 0, 0 ,0 runs in 10 Test innings.
He likes to have tattoos. A motivational tattoo on his left arm reads, “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.” 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 whooping amount of INR 14.5 crore ($2.16 million) by Rising Pune Supergiants.