England all-rounder Ben Stokes is celebrating his 29th birthday today (June 04, 2020). Stokes was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on June 04, 1991, and then at the age of 12, he moved to England with his father Gerard Stokes who was appointed as a head coach of a rugby club. Stokes’ parents went back to New Zealand, but the cricketer stayed in England. He made his debut for England in August 2011 against Ireland in a One-Day International (ODI). A month later he made his T20I debut against West Indies. Stokes played his first Test against Australia in Ashes 2013-14. Ben Stokes Birthday Special: Headingley Heroics vs Australia in Ashes 2019 and Other Brilliant Performances by Star England All-Rounder.
The all-rounder was part of the England team which won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. In fact, he was instrumental in England’s win in the dramatic final against New Zealand after scoring valuable 84 not out. The all-rounder in the Ashes 2019 played a heroic knock of unbeaten 135 and helped England win the third Test by just one wicket.
As Stokes turned 29, his fans and other Twitter users made sure to wish the cricketer. #BenStokes is one of the trending topics on Twitter with wishes pouring in for the all-rounder. Here are some of the tweets: Ben Stokes Birthday Special: From Record Haul of Sixes to Cheeky Nicknames, Interesting Facts About England All-Rounder.
A Royal Wish
Hey birthday, Happy Ben Stokes! 😉
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) June 4, 2020
Being a pure cricket enthusiast, I not only look forward to Indian players but foreign players as well!! Be it from my personal favourite i.e. Mitchell santner to another all rounder #BenStokes... Happy birthday Ben Stokes!!!🤩🤩 Wish to see you on csk side someday!!😅😅😅 pic.twitter.com/5oxi17fBC2
— Madhavi Sharma (@madhavi11042720) June 4, 2020
— Jaskaran Singh (@Singh06Jaskaran) June 4, 2020
— Inventor_tom (@inventor_tom) June 4, 2020
— Prabal (@iamprabalism) June 4, 2020
Ben Stokes: Lesser-Known Facts About The Star English All-Rounder
Stokes is an important member of the England team across formats. The left-handed batsman has played 63 Tests, 95 ODIs and 26 T20Is and has scored 4056, 2682 and 305 runs respectively thus far. He has 147, 70 and 14 wickets against his name in Tests, ODIs and T20Is respectively.
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