Ben Stokes original name is Benjamin Andrew stokes who was born on June 4,1991 in Christchurch, New Zealand where he lived for 12 years and then he moved to England when his dad a rugby league player and coach Gerard Stokes was appointed the coach of a rugby club. He is engaged to Clare Ratcliffe from which he have two children name Libby and Layton.
This 6ft tall guys is left-handed batsman, right arm fast medium bowler with all-rounder role in English team and also he is the vice captain of English Test team.
He made his international test debut on 5th December 2013 against Australia and made his ODI debut against Ireland on 25th august 2011 with ODI shirt number 55.
International test centuries:
1) Australia: he made a century against Australia on 17th December 2013 in which he scored 120 and still Australia managed to win by 150 runs.
2) New Zealand: he scored 101 against new Zealand on Lord`s, London and still he was not out but his team won the match by 124 runs.
3) South Africa: He scored 258 against south Africa and was not out but they match was drawn.
International One day centuries:
1) In 2016 he made 101 runs against Bangladesh in Dhaka when they were playing in Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium and it was his 45th match.
1) he made fastest 250 scores in 196 balls
2) he is the only guy to score second highest number of sixes in test innings.
3) highest test partnership for the sixth wicket of 399 runs with Jonny Bairstow when he was playing against South Africa
Ben stokes broke the record of the most expensive player of IPL2017 when he got signed by Pune Supergiants for $2.16 million on 20th February 2017.
while the other expensive players on the basis of amount along with the year for which they were signed are as follows.
1) Yuvraj Singh (Delhi Daredevils 2015) – $2.67 million
2) Gautam Gambhir (Kolkata 2011) – $2.4 million
3) Yusuf Pathan (KKR 2011) – $2.1 million
4) Robin Uthappa (Pune 2011) – $2.1 million
5) Dinesh Karthik (Delhi 2014) – $2.08 million
6) Rohit Sharma (Mumbai 2011)- $2 million
7) Ravindra Jadeja (Chennai 2012) – $2million
8) Irfan Pathan (Delhi 2011) – $1.9 million
9) Kevin Pietersen (Delhi 2014) – $1.55 million
10) Andrew Flintoff (Chennai 2009) – $1.55 million