Ben Stokes has been one of the vital cogs of the England national cricket team. The New Zealand-born England cricketer belongs to the rare breed of four-dimensional material in the game of cricket. He can lead the team, score runs, take wickets and field exquisitely, making him the most complete cricketer in the first place.
Although he had off days on the field, he has made it a habit of making sensational comebacks. Notably, he was part of the England national cricket team that won the 2019 ODI World Cup and 2022 T20 World Cup. He was the top run-scorer in both finals.
He scored 84* off 98 against New Zealand in the ODI World Cup final and was named the Player of the Match. The England international scored 52* off 49 in the 2022 T20 World Cup final against Pakistan. Thus, he earned the tag of a clutch player for the national set-up.
List of Ben Stokes Test centuries
Ben Stokes has made it a habit of chipping in with impactful knocks for the team in Test cricket. He has been pretty successful in red-ball cricket compared to the other two formats. Moreover, his bazball approach in Tests helped him bring the best out of himself when it mattered the most. He aggregated more than 6,000 runs in Tests. Overall, he hammered 13 centuries and 30 fifties.
|1||13 December 2013||Australia||120||Lost|
|2||21 May 2015||New Zealand||101||Won|
|3||2 January 2016||South Africa||258||Drawn|
|4||16 September 2016||India||128||Drawn|
|5||27 July 2017||South Africa||112||Won|
|6||25 August 2017||West Indies||100||Lost|
|7||14 August 2019||Australia||115*||Drawn|
|8||22 August 2019||Australia||135*||Won|
|9||16 January 2020||South Africa||120||Won|
|10||16 July 2020||West Indies||176||Won|
|11||16 March 2022||West Indies||120||Drawn|
|12||25 August 2022||South Africa||103||Won|
|13||28 June 2023||Australia||155||Lost|
List of Ben Stokes ODI centuries
Ben Stokes is known for his potential to assess the conditions before going about his work. He has been pretty decent in terms of scoring centuries in the 50-over format. Overall, he scored four centuries in ODIs. Notably, all of his centuries came in a winning cause. He also went on to register the highest individual score (182) against New Zealand, which is the highest by an England cricketer in ODIs.
|1||13 December 2013||Bangladesh||101||Won|
|2||21 May 2015||South Africa||101||Won|
|3||2 January 2016||South Africa||102||Won|
|4||13 September 2023||New Zealand||182||Won|
List of Ben Stokes IPL centuries
Ben Stokes scored two centuries in the cash-rich Indian Premier League. He scored his first IPL century against Gujarat Lions while he was playing for Rising Pune Super Giants (now-defunct franchise). He scored his second IPL century while playing for Rajasthan Royals. Notably, the two of those centuries came in a winning cause.
|1||1 May 2017||GL||103*||Won|
|2||25 Oct 2020||MI||107*||Won|