Full Name: Benjamin Thomas Foakes
Born: February 15 1993, Colchester, 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...