Chris Benjamin is a South African cricketer who plays for Warwickshire in the English County Championship
Chris Benjamin is a South African cricketer who plays for Warwickshire in the English County Championship. He is a right-handed wicket-keeper batter, Benjamin made his first-class debut for Durham in the year 2019 and now has become a regular part of the team. Benjamin is an aggressive batsman who has the ability to clear any ground in the world, he bats in the middle order and can also play the anchor’s role when needed. His hard-hitting batting impressed Warwickshire management and they offered him a rookie contract in 2021, which he accepted and delivered multiple times in the 2021 season. Benjamin has gone through the rank in a rapid pace and now has become a force to reckon with in world cricket.
Benjamin made his T20 debut for the Birmingham Bears in the T20 Blast, and also made his List-A debut for Warwickshire in the 2021 Royal London One-Day Cup. He impressed in both the tournaments, getting valuable runs for his team and also won a couple of games single-handedly with bat in hand. He was picked as last-minute replacement for injured Adam Hose in the Birmingham Phoenix squad for the inaugural edition of the Hundred. He again displayed his power-hitting skills and smashed the ball to all around the park. Benjamin’s ability to churn out runs quickly in the middle order has garnered praise from the cricketing fraternities in England. He has quickly established himself as a reliable batter in all three formats of the game. Maybe an international call-up is just around the corner for this talented player.
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Benjamin was bagged by the Sharjah Warriors in the ILT20 and also played for Team Abu Dhabi in the T20 league held in UAE. A lot of scouts are keeping a close eye on the progress of this flamboyant player, he will definitely be picked for several T20 franchises in the coming years if he continues to display the same kind of form. Unfortunately, Benjamin went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction, However, this young talent has a bring future and is making a name for himself in the shortest format with his explosive batting. Let’s have a peek into some of the other interesting facts about the South African-born upcoming talent.
His net worth is around INR 6 crores (approx)
He earns around INR 60 lakhs annually (approx)
Chris Benjamin earns INR 40 lakhs from his Hundred franchise, Birmingham Pheonix
Chris Benjamin is currently the brand ambassador for CA, a sports equipment company
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