English cricketer (born 1991)
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Benjamin Andrew Stokes is an English international cricketer who is the captain of the England Test team and plays for the England team in ODIs and T20Is. In domestic cricket, he represents Durham and has played in multiple Twenty20 leagues around the world. He was part of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup and 2022 T20 World Cup.
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'All not lost for England - Bashir looks the real deal'England should not be too disappointed despite defeat by India in Ranchi condemning Ben Stokes to his first series loss as captain, writes Jonathan Agnew.
Almost impossible to operate how we wanted - StokesEngland captain Ben Stokes praises India's spinners after the hosts' series-clinching victory in the fourth Test in Ranchi.
Stokes 'proud' despite series defeat in IndiaEngland captain Ben Stokes says he is "proud" of his team despite a five-wicket loss in the fourth Test that sealed a series defeat in India.
England will adapt to Ranchi pitch – StokesBen Stokes says his England side will adapt to the pitch no matter how it plays in the fourth Test against India in Ranchi.
Stokes has 'never seen' anything like Ranchi pitchEngland captain Ben Stokes says he has never seen anything like the cracked pitch for the fourth Test against India in Ranchi.
Stokes bowls in nets before fourth TestEngland captain Ben Stokes could bowl in the fourth Test against India after he had a net session with the ball before the match in Ranchi.
Every chance Stokes will bowl in fourth Test - PopeThere is "every chance" England captain Ben Stokes will bowl in the fourth Test against India in Ranchi, says vice-captain Ollie Pope.
'I think he knows what he's doing' - Stokes defends RootEngland captain Ben Stokes defends Joe Root's dismissal after their heavy 434-run defeat by India in the third Test in Rajkot.
England do not need to change method - StokesCaptain Ben Stokes says England do not need to change their method despite crumbling to a 434-run defeat by India in the third Test in Rajkot
Rank Stokes' 10 best moments from his 100 TestsLook back on the spectacular moments from Ben Stokes' Test career and rank them as he plays his 100th Test for England.
Another seamer will give us best chance - StokesEngland captain Ben Stokes says picking another seamer in Mark Wood will give his side the best chance in the third Test against India in Rajkot.
'Botham and Brearley rolled into one - enjoy Stokes while you can'Ben Stokes' journey to 100 Tests has been one of the most compelling stories in British sport, writes Stephan Shemilt.
Reaching 100 Tests 'just a number' - StokesCaptain Ben Stokes says his 100th cap will be "just a number" as he prepares to become the 16th man to reach a century of Tests for England.
Stokes has 'changed the game' - PopeEngland vice-captain Ollie Pope says skipper Ben Stokes has "changed the game" as he prepares for his 100th Test match.
Stokes hails 'greatest triumph' as England captainBen Stokes labels England's Test victory over India their best since he became captain as it is lauded by pundits and fans alike.
Never a chance of boycott over Bashir visa - StokesBen Stokes says there was "never a chance" that England would boycott their Test against India because of issues with Shoaib Bashir's visa.
Pakistani heritage cricketer sent home from England tour after Indian visa issueEngland spinner Shoaib Bashir has been forced to fly home to resolve Indian visa complications - an issue Ben Stokes has described as "frustrating".
Foakes back in England side for first India TestEngland wicketkeeper Ben Foakes will return to the side for the first Test against India in Hyderabad, captain Ben Stokes has confirmed.
'Greyhound' Stokes 'good to go' for India TestEngland captain Ben Stokes is "good to go" for the first Test against India in Hyderabad on Thursday, says coach Brendon McCullum.
Advent calendar day 15: Stokes hits England ODI record 182Watch the best shots as Ben Stokes hits the highest score by an England batter in a one-day international by hammering 182 against New Zealand at The Oval.
England captain Stokes undergoes knee surgeryEngland Test captain Ben Stokes has surgery to address a long-standing knee problem.
Root follows Stokes and withdraws from IPLJoe Root follows England Test captain Ben Stokes and withdraws from the 2024 Indian Premier League.
Stokes to skip 2024 Indian Premier LeagueEngland Test captain Ben Stokes makes himself unavailable for the 2024 Indian Premier League to manage his workload and fitness.
Stokes bowled on 84 by ShaheenBen Stokes is bowled by Shaheen Afridi for 84 in his final match of the tournament - and possibly his ODI career - against Pakistan at the World Cup.
Stokes hits impressive half-century against PakistanBen Stokes hits an impressive half-century off 53 balls in his final match of the tournament - and possibly his ODI career - against Pakistan at the World Cup.
Ultimate team man Stokes refuses to 'leave early'Ben Stokes showed again why he is England's ultimate team player with a superb century in victory over the Netherlands.
Stokes hits century as England beat NetherlandsBen Stokes makes 108 as England claim just their second win at the 2023 Cricket World Cup with a 160-run win over Netherlands in Pune.
'Worst ball of the World Cup' - Stokes smashes Dutt for sixNetherlands' Aryan Dutt bowls "the worst ball of the World Cup" to England's Ben Stokes who hits it for six during their Cricket World Cup match in Pune.
Stokes to have knee surgery after World CupEngland Test captain Ben Stokes says he will undergo surgery to address his ongoing knee issue after the World Cup.
'A truly dreadful dismissal' - Shami bowls Stokes for a duckWatch as India's Mohamed Shami bowls Ben Stokes for a duck as England's batting order continues to fall cheaply in their match at the Cricket World Cup.
'England right on top!' - Kohli chips to Stokes off WilleyWatch as David Willey claims the key wicket of Virat Kohli who chips to Ben Stokes as England make a strong start in the field against India at the Cricket World Cup.
'The death knell for England's World Cup' Stokes out for 43Ben Stokes falls for 43 as England lose their eighth wicket in a dismal batting display against Sri Lanka in Bangalore at the Cricket World Cup.
'I'm in a good place' - England's Stokes set to returnBen Stokes confirms he is fit to make his first appearance of the World Cup in England's crucial match against South Africa on Saturday.
Stokes not fit amid England's Dharamshala outfield worriesBen Stokes is likely to remain on the sidelines for England's World Cup match against Bangladesh on Tuesday.
England can't just rely on 'messiah' Stokes - WoodEngland cannot rely on "messiah" Ben Stokes and other players must "stand up", says bowler Mark Wood.
Stokes a doubt for England's World Cup openerBen Stokes is a doubt for England's World Cup opener against New Zealand on Thursday because of a hip issue.
'Stokes tees off to put rest of world on notice'Ben Stokes was due to be playing golf at the PGA Championship this week, instead he teed off against New Zealand and put the rest of the world on notice, says chief cricket writer Stephan Shemilt.
Stokes' record total sets up huge win for EnglandWatch highlights as Ben Stokes breaks the record for highest score by an English batter in ODI's as he makes 182 against New Zealand in the third ODI at The Oval.
Stokes hits six to bring up record 182Ben Stokes brings up the highest score by an English batter in ODIs with a six to move to 182 runs against New Zealand in the third ODI at The Oval.
Stokes reaches 50 - watch his best shotsWatch the best shots of Ben Stokes' 50 not out against New Zealand in the third ODI at The Oval.
Stokes has 'very good plan' for knee injuryBen Stokes says there is a "very good plan in place" to attempt to fix the long-term problem with his left knee.
Brook 'can't complain' about missing out to StokesYorkshire batter Harry Brook says he "can't complain" after losing out to Test captain Ben Stokes for a place in England's Cricket World Cup squad.
England deny snubbing post-Ashes drinks with AussiesEngland cricket captain Ben Stokes has denied his team snubbed the traditional post-series drinks with Australia after The Ashes ended at The Oval on Monday.
'Oh no!' Stokes drops catch during celebrationEngland are denied the wicket of Steve Smith after Ben Stokes drops his catch as he celebrates on day five of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Stokes' brilliant boundary catch ends Australia inningsEngland captain Ben Stokes takes a brilliant catch at the boundary to dismiss Pat Cummins and end Australia's innings on 295.
Stokes bowled by Starc on threeEngland captain Ben Stokes is bowled by Mitchell Starc on three as England lose their fifth wicket on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval.
Stokes to use six-month gap to address knee issueEngland Test captain Ben Stokes will use a potential six-month break from cricket to have "serious conversations" about his long-term left-knee problem.
Wood causes havoc in Stokes' presserBen Stokes says Mark Wood brings 'amazing energy' to the England squad after fooling around in presser.
'We did everything we could' - Stokes rues England drawCaptain Ben Stokes says England's Ashes hopes being over is a "tough pill to swallow" because they were "pretty much perfect" in the drawn fourth Test.
Stokes stands by decisions after Australia retain AshesEngland captain Ben Stokes reflects on Australia retaining the Ashes after a rain-delayed fourth Test at Old Trafford ends in a draw.