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Ben Foakes

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Full Name: Benjamin Thomas Foakes
Born: February 15 1993 , Colchester, Essex.
County: Essex
Other teams: England Under-19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat


Foakes is a highly promising wicketkeeper-batsman who may need to patient to break into the Essex side.He impressed with a match-winning innings of 69 on his third youth one-day international appearance for England Under-19s against Sri Lanka in February 2011.But with James Foster and Adam Wheater ahead of him in the pecking order at Essex, Foakes may have to wait for regular first-team action although he made his first-class debut against the touring Sri Lankans in June 2011.Having established himself as a regular for England U19s, he made an eye-catching 93 on his LV= County Championship ...

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