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Ben Stokes Biography

Benjamin Andrew Stokes usually popular as just Ben Stokes and BA Stokes, is an English cricket player who plays for Durham. Stokes's father Gerard Stokes is also a rugby league player and coach. He is an all-rounder cricketer who plays bats left-handed and bowls right-arm medium pace. Ben Stokes stupendous talent was clear from an early age, he signed a two-year contract with Durham at the age of eighteen in December 2009 where he made his one day debut for Durham. Ben played two youth tests against Bangladeshi U-19 in the time of 2009, he then moved to play in the 2010 U-19 World Cup, scored a century against the Indian U-19s. Along with Ben enjoyed his first full Championship cricket's season , he scored a sparkling hundred that took into five sixes in an over against Hampshire. However, his broken finger obstructed his bowling, though he played for England Lions as well as selected for his first full squad to face Ireland. Furthermore, Ben Stokes selected as a member of the England ODI Squad although He has represented his country at the England U-19 team.

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5 greatest Ashes moments at the WACA
5 greatest Ashes moments at the WACA
With the WACA set to host its final Ashes Test, we look back at some of its best moments.
Ashes 2017-18: Ben Duckett suspended after 'pouring drink over' James Anderson
Ashes 2017-18: Ben Duckett suspended after 'pouring drink over' James Anderson
The England contingent's woes, both on and off the field, continue to form the highlight of the Ashes.
England's problem with passing the torch
England's problem with passing the torch
The English team lost much more than the Ashes 2013-2014 - it lost some great players in transition.
Australia vs England 2017/18: England announce full-strength squad for ODI series
Australia vs England 2017/18: England announce full-strength squad for ODI series
Both Ben Stokes and Alex Hales have been named in the 16-member squad.
Alex Hales faces no charges over nightclub incident - ECB
Alex Hales faces no charges over nightclub incident - ECB
The opening batsman has not played cricket since September 25.
5 biggest run fests in Test cricket since 2000
5 biggest run fests in Test cricket since 2000
A look at few instances when bowlers suffered while batsmen racked up big runs
Ashes 2017-18: Stokes-less England feel the void
Ashes 2017-18: Stokes-less England feel the void
At the moment it looks as if Stokes is a scapegoat and not an MVP for the ECB, who they're using to protect their image.
Ashes 2017-18: Darren Lehmann against imposing any curfews
Ashes 2017-18: Darren Lehmann against imposing any curfews
Players discipline off the field has been under a lot of scrutiny.
Ben Stokes touches down in New Zealand
Ben Stokes touches down in New Zealand
Does Ben Stokes's arrival in New Zealand mean he is a step closer to the Ashes?
Ben Stokes should not be allowed to play the Ashes, declares Shane Watson
Ben Stokes should not be allowed to play the Ashes, declares Shane Watson
Watson insisted on a precedent being set.
Ashes 2017/18: Five reasons why England are missing Ben Stokes
Ashes 2017/18: Five reasons why England are missing Ben Stokes
Before getting suspended, Stokes (England’s vice-captain) was a key member of the side.
10 cricketers who have or could have played for another country
10 cricketers who have or could have played for another country
A brief account of some cricketers who represented a country other than their native nation.
VIDEO: Stokes could be preparing for late Ashes call up
VIDEO: Stokes could be preparing for late Ashes call up
Does Ben Stokes's net session tell us he's heading to Australia?
5 great Ashes knocks which went in vain
5 great Ashes knocks which went in vain
Reliving some of the most famous centuries which could not prevent chastening defeats.
Ashes 2017/18: SWOT analysis of England ahead of the series
Ashes 2017/18: SWOT analysis of England ahead of the series
Do England have what it takes to come out on top Down Under?
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