Chris Benham

Country: England
Born: March 24, 1983, Frimley, Surrey
Height: 6ft 2in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak

Chris Benham Bio

Christopher Charles Benham is an English cricketer who hails from the picturesque country of England. Born on May 5, 1985, in a small town, Benham discovered his love for cricket at a young age and quickly rose through the ranks to make a significant impact in the world of cricket.

Benham’s journey into the cricketing world began when he made his county debut in 2004, representing Hampshire against Derbyshire. Displaying immense talent and determination, he showcased his abilities with a magnificent knock of 74, leaving a lasting impression in his first appearance. This outstanding performance laid the foundation for what would be a promising career ahead.

Throughout his early years, Benham represented his beloved country at the junior level, proudly donning the England jersey. His exceptional skills and remarkable consistency allowed him to catch the eyes of selectors, further establishing his reputation as a talented player. Additionally, he had the opportunity to showcase his talent in first-class cricket while playing for Loughborough UCCE, a prestigious institution known for nurturing young cricketing prodigies.

One of the defining moments in Benham’s career came in 2006 during the Pro40 play-off against Glamorgan. Displaying an incredible display of resilience and skill, he delivered a stunning innings of 158, leaving the opposition stunned and cricket fans in awe. This innings not only solidified Benham’s position in the Hampshire side but also hinted at a bright future ahead.

Despite receiving rave reviews from legendary cricketer Shane Warne, Benham encountered certain challenges in securing a regular spot in the Hampshire team. As talented young cricketers emerged, he found himself overtaken in the pecking order by the likes of James Vince. Nevertheless, his contributions to the team did not go unnoticed, earning him appreciation and respect from teammates and opponents alike.

However, following the conclusion of the 2010 campaign, Hampshire decided it was time to part ways with Benham, indicating that his future didn’t lie at the Rose Bowl. While this was undoubtedly a setback in his career, it also marked a turning point when Benham took a step back to reflect, reassess, and decide on the next chapter of his cricketing journey.

Despite the challenges faced, Christopher Benham’s passion for cricket remained unwavering. Beyond statistics and accolades, it is his dedication, perseverance, and love for the sport that define him as a cricketer. His determination to overcome obstacles and his relentless pursuit of excellence serve as inspiration to aspiring cricket players.

Outside the cricket field, Benham is known for his amiable personality and professionalism. He radiates positivity, making him a beloved figure among his fans and teammates. His commitment to giving back to the sport is evident through his involvement in coaching and mentoring young players, nurturing the next generation of cricketing stars.

As the sun sets on one chapter of his career, Christopher Charles Benham continues to carve his path in the sport he holds dear to his heart. While his journey may have taken unforeseen turns, his love for cricket and his undying spirit will undoubtedly guide him towards success in whatever lies ahead.

Chris Benham Career Stats

Chris Benham Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 48 80 3 2103 111 27.31 4265 49.3 2 10 - - 51 0
List A 63 56 7 1731 158 35.32 - - 4 9 165 11 26 0
T20s 37 32 4 447 59 15.96 426 104.92 0 1 39 5 20 0

Chris Benham Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 48 - 30 37 0 - - - 7.4 - 0 0 0
List A 63 - 1 4 0 - - - 24 - 0 0 0
T20s 37 - - - - - - - - - - - -

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