Ben Stokes IPL Career

Last Modified Mar 29, 2024 12:36 IST
Ben Stokes IPL Career
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Ben Stokes made his IPL debut in 2017 for the Rising Pune Super Giants franchise. The English all-rounder played a vital role in helping the team reach the finals of the tournament, taking 12 wickets and scoring 306 runs in 12 matches. He shifted to Rajasthan Royals in 2018 and stayed there for four years.


In 2021, while playing his first IPL match of the season, Stokes suffered a thumb injury which ruled him out for the rest of the tournament. Next, in 2022, Stokes opted out of the IPL to focus more on his international Test career. He returned to the IPL in 2023 with the new jersey but played only two games for CSK and again called off his name from the tournament in 2024.


IPL Debut Year2017
RoleAll-rounder
IPL TeamChennai Super Kings
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm Fast-medium
NationalityBritish
Current Auction Price-
Last IPL Season Runs/Wickets15/0


Ben Stokes IPL Teams from 2017-2024

English all-rounder made his IPL debut in 2017 with Pune Supergiants, since then he has appeared for two other teams which are Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings. In six years of his IPL career, he invested four to RR.



Year Team
2017Rising Pune Super Giants
2018Rajasthan Royals
2019Rajasthan Royals
2020Rajasthan Royals
2021Rajasthan Royals
2023Chennai Super Kings


Ben Stokes’s IPL Auction Price

Ben Stokes was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants in 2017 for a whopping ₹14.50 crores. Then, in 2018, Rajasthan Royals got hold of the English all-rounder for ₹12.50 Crores. Rajasthan Royals retained Stokes for the next three years until Stokes opted out of the IPL in 2022. With his new England team’s Test captaincy, Stokes chose to participate in the County Championship instead. For the 2023 IPL, Stokes decided to participate and gave his name for the IPL auction. Chennai Super Kings bought the premier all-rounder for a whopping 16.25 crores, the third-highest purchase in the auction. In 2024, Stokes decided not to appear due to his fitness concerns and workload management.


Year Price Team
2017INR 14.5 crore Rising Pune Supergiants
2018INR 12.5 croreRajasthan Royals
2019INR 12.5 croreRajasthan Royals
2020INR 12.5 croreRajasthan Royals
2021INR 12.5 croreRajasthan Royals
2023INR 16.25 croreChennai Super Kings



Ben Stokes’s IPL Runs Year Wise

England’s Southpaw has played 45 games in his career and has scored 935 runs with an average of 24.61. Ben has two centuries in his IPL career which came in 2017 and 2020 with two different teams. Last year he played two games where he scored 15 runs, in 2024 he decided not to participate in the tournament due to fitness and workload management.


YearMatRunsHSAVGSR100s50s4s6sCT
201712316103*31.60142.981122155
2018131964516.33121.73001366
201991234620.50124.2400843
20208285107*40.71142.50113676
20211000.000.0000000
202321587.50107.1400202
Career45935107*24.61133.9522813222


Ben Stokes IPL wickets Year-Wise

Ben Stokes has bowled 130 overs in his IPL career where he has picked 28 wickets with an average of 35.43 and an economy of 8.64. He picked 12 wickets in his debut season after that he never reached the margin of 10 wickets in one edition.


YearMatBallsRunsWBBMSRAVGEC4WI5WI
201712264316123/1822.0026.337.1800
20181322230383/1527.7537.878.1800
2019910118962/3916.8331.5011.2200
202089015422/3245.0077.0010.2600
2021161200/12--12.0000
2023261800/18--18.0000
Career45 689992283/1524.6135.438.6400

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FAQs on Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes has pulled off the tournament and decided not to appear in 2024 because of his fitness and workload management.

Ben Stokes made his IPL debut in 2017. He was bought by Rising Pune Supergiants for INR 14.5 crore.

Ben Stokes has slammed two tons in his IPL career. The first one came in his debut season for RPS and the second came in 2020 with RR.

As of March 2024, Ben Stokes is 32 years old. He was born on 4 June 1991.

Benjamin Andrew Stokes the full name of English all-rounder Ben Stokes.

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