Ben Stokes Profile: Possibly the greatest English all-rounder since Ian Botham, Ben Stokes has become England’s most dependable performer. Batting, bowling, or fielding, Stokes is always keen to make an impact and usually does so. He has emerged as the best all-rounder in the world in the last few years. Check Ben Stokes Test Record, ODI Record, T20 Record, IPL Record, salary, Rankings, News, Career, Age, Rankings Rajasthan Royals (RR), IPL 2021
Ben Stokes’ International Debut: The international debut of Ben Stokes is very obscure. His first game was a forgotten ODI against Ireland in August 2011. His T20I debut came next month. But it was during England’s whitewash at the hands of Australia in the 2013/14 series that Stokes really emerged as a star and made an impact with both bat and ball.
Ben Stokes’ Test Record: While the English team crumbled against a fiery Mitchell Johnson, Stokes stood up and fought valiantly. Since then, he has continually grown as a player, scoring hundreds all over the world, including a majestic double century in South Africa, and has also bowled some outstanding and gritty spells. His 10 hundreds and four 5-wicket hauls are testament to his great all-round ability, as are his 4631 runs and 163 wickets in 71 Tests.
Ben Stokes’ ODI Record: Though not as successful in ODIs as in Tests, Stokes has still managed to make a big mark in this shorter format. His innings in the 2019 World Cup final has entered the realm of legends. With 98 ODIs under his belt, Stokes’ has a very good record, scoring 3 hundreds and nearly 3000 runs at an average of 40.82 and picking up 74 wickets also.
Ben Stokes’ T20 Record: Even though he is best remembered in this format for getting hit for four sixes by Carlos Brathwaite in the 2016 World T20 final, Stokes is a very important contributor to England in this format. However, his present record is rather ordinary – average of 20.09 with the bat and 37.73 with the ball. Still, his value in IPL shows how capable he is.
Ben Stokes’ IPL Record: Stokes was first picked up by an IPL team in 2017 – by Rising Pune Supergiants for a whopping Rs 14.5 crore. And he lived up to the expectations by scoring 316 runs – including a century – and taking 12 wickets in 12 matches before leaving for national duty. His overall IPL record is very impressive, with 920 runs and 28 wickets in 42 matches. He is now a marquee player for Rajasthan Royals.