Ben Brown (cricketer)

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Ben Brown
Personal information
Full name Ben Christopher Brown
Born (1988-11-23) 23 November 1988 (age 27)
Crawley, West Sussex, England
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Role Wicketkeeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–present Sussex (squad no. 26)
FC debut 19 July 2007 Sussex v Sri Lanka A
LA debut 16 September 2007 Sussex v Nottinghamshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 102 54 60
Runs scored 4,981 720 612
Batting average 38.02 23.14 13.90
100s/50s 13/24 0/4 0/1
Top score 163 62 68
Balls bowled 90
Wickets 1
Bowling average 93.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/48
Catches/stumpings 266/15 52/10 23/7
Source: CricketArchive, 23 September 2016

Ben Christopher Brown (born 23 November 1988 in Crawley, West Sussex) is an English cricketer who currently plays for Sussex and is a member of the England under-19s. He is a wicket-keeper and right-handed batsman.

Brown was educated at Ardingly College. After appearing regularly for Sussex Second XI, after making his debut in May 2004, he was selected for England under-19s tour of Malaysia in 2006/07 and also featured during the 'Test' and 'ODI' series with Pakistan in 2007.

In July 2007 Brown made his first-class debut for Sussex against Sri Lanka A scoring 46 off 25 balls and made his List A debut against Nottinghamshire in September 2007.

In the 2015 season, Brown was one of only 2 Sussex players to score over 1,000 runs in the County Championship (the other being Luke Wright);[1] Brown scored 1,031 Championship runs at an average of 44.82, with 4 centuries.[2] In December 2015, Brown signed a new contract to stay at Sussex until 2018, and was announced as the county's vice-captain. Sussex head coach Mark Davis described him as a "natural leader".[2]


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