Ben Brown (cricketer)
|Full name||Ben Christopher Brown|
23 November 1988 |
Crawley, West Sussex, England
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Domestic team information|
|2007–present||Sussex (squad no. 26)|
|FC debut||19 July 2007 Sussex v Sri Lanka A|
|LA debut||16 September 2007 Sussex v Nottinghamshire|
|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 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); Brown scored 1,031 Championship runs at an average of 44.82, with 4 centuries. 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".