Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper
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February 10, 1992

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Ben Cooper Profile

Ben Cooper, born on February 10, 1992, is a former cricketer who represented the Netherlands and left an indelible mark on the team’s T20I records. With 1,239 runs in T20Is, he retired as the highest run-scorer for the Netherlands in the format. Cooper began his cricketing journey in Australia, representing the Northern Territory at the U-19 National Championship in 2010. He later moved to the Netherlands and joined the Dutch Topklasse limited-overs competition, where he led the run-scoring charts in 2013.


His international debut came the same year against Canada in the World Cricket League (WCL) Championship. While Cooper’s individual stats may not always stand out, he was part of record-breaking partnerships, including a 288-run stand with Pieter Seelaar in 2017. He retired in 2022, holding another record of 35 catches in T20Is, the most by a Netherlands fielder. Cooper’s contributions to Dutch cricket make him a notable figure in the sport.

Ben Cooper Stats

Ben Cooper Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
ODI 13 11 1 187 74 18.7 207 90.33 0 1 23 4 2 0
T20I 58 55 11 1239 91* 28.15 993 124.77 0 9 118 38 35 0
FC 4 8 2 451 173* 75.16 859 52.5 1 3 69 3 2 0
List A 55 51 6 994 109* 22.08 1241 80.09 1 4 113 14 19 0
T20 68 64 13 1448 91* 28.39 1137 127.35 0 10 139 48 43 0

Ben Cooper Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
ODI 13
T20I 58
FC 4
List A 55
T20 68

Ben Cooper Recent Matches

Match Bat Date Ground Format
Netherlands vs Sri Lanka 9 22-Oct-2021 Sharjah T20I # 1346
Netherlands vs Ireland 0 18-Oct-2021 Abu Dhabi T20I # 1312
Netherlands vs Oman 40 14-Oct-2021 ICCA 2 Dubai OTHERT20
Netherlands vs Scotland 19 12-Oct-2021 Abu Dhabi OTHERT20
Netherlands vs Ireland 0* 07-Jun-2021 Utrecht ODI # 4295

Debut of Ben Cooper

Format Match Details Date Ground
ODI Canada vs Netherlands at King City (NW) August 27 – 28, 2013 King City (NW)
T20I Afghanistan vs Netherlands at Sharjah November 15, 2013 Sharjah
FC Netherlands vs Scotland at The Hague September 08 – 11, 2015 The Hague
LIST A Netherlands vs Warwickshire at Birmingham August 11, 2013 Birmingham
T20 Afghanistan vs Netherlands at Sharjah November 15, 2013 Sharjah

World Cup Performances – Early Days

Ben Cooper represented the Netherlands in the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 tournament. However, specific details about his World Cup performances were not available on the provided web pages.

Notable Achievements

Ben Cooper has played 13 ODIs and 57 T20Is for the Netherlands. In ODIs, he has scored 187 runs with a high score of 74, while in T20Is, he has amassed 1239 runs with a high score of 91.

Style of Play

Ben Cooper is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler, although his bowling statistics were not available. He is known for his batting prowess in T20Is, with a strike rate of 124.77.

International Career

He made his ODI debut against Canada on August 27, 2013, and his last ODI was against Ireland on June 7, 2021. His T20 debut was against Afghanistan on November 15, 2013, and his last T20 was against Sri Lanka on October 22, 2021.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

There is no information available about his participation in the IPL. He currently plays for VRA cricket club in the Netherlands as a player-coach.

Future Prospects

The future prospects for Ben Cooper were not mentioned on the provided web pages.


Ben Cooper is the brother of fellow cricketer Tom Cooper.

FAQs of Ben Cooper

Q1: When did Ben Cooper make his international debut for the Netherlands?

A: Ben Cooper made his international debut against Canada in the World Cricket League Championship in 2013.

Q2: What are some of Ben Cooper’s notable achievements in T20Is?

A: Ben Cooper retired as the highest run-scorer for the Netherlands in T20Is with 1,239 runs. He also holds the record for the most catches by a Netherlands fielder in T20Is with 35.

Q3: What were some of Ben Cooper’s record-breaking partnerships?

A: In 2017, Ben Cooper was part of a 288-run stand with Pieter Seelaar, which is a record for the Netherlands. He also had a 236-run partnership with Wesley Barresi in the WCL Championship.