Benjamin Andrew Stokes ( Ben Stokes ) OBE is an English international cricketer and current vice-captain of the England Test team. Stokes was part of … In 2017, Stokes was facing a possible prison sentence and irreparable damage to his career over his role in a late-night brawl outside a Bristol nightclub in 2017 – after which he banned for eight matches. Ben Stokes Winning OBE Honour After Ashes And World Cup 2019 Heroics Shocks Twitterati Ben Stokes had an amazing summer in 2019 for the English team where he won them the World Cup and played one of the greatest Ashes of all time. Durham and England all-rounder Ben Stokes is among eight names honoured for services to cricket in this year’s New Year Honours list. Ben Stokes poses with his OBE after he was awarded the honour following his sterling performance during last year’s Cricket World Cup triumph. LONDON: Once the bad boy of English cricket, England cricket hero Ben Stokes was Tuesdayrecognised for a thrilling World Cup 2018 victory as he collected an Order of British Empire (OBE… Four of England’s team that lifted the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup at Lord’s on July 14 have been recognised in the New Year Honours list. Widely regarded as the best and most exciting all-rounder in World cricket, Ben Stokes OBE is an England International that is arguably one of the most profile players in the world. Ben Stokes received his OBE at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday following his decisive role in England's World Cup triumph last year.