All About Benny Howell And His Cricket Career

Benny Howell is an English cricketer, he was born on 5 October 1988 in Bordeaux, France. His professional role is an all-around cricketer. Howell is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He got educated at The Oratory School in Oxfordshire.

Benny Howell has played in the Hampshire County Cricket Club, Gloucestershire County Cricket Champions, and Franchise Cricket. He has played in various cricket formats including the First-class, List A, and Twenty20. His first cricket team was Hampshire club which released him to Gloucestershire. In Gloucestershire, he has gained prominence in his medium pace which made him one of the world’s most innovative Twenty20 specialists.

Benny Howell has engaged himself in different teams at different levels. The teams include: Hampshire, Gloucestershire, Khulna Titans, Rangpur Riders, Kerala Knights, Melbourne Renegades, Birmingham Phoenix, Bangla Tigers, Chattogram Challengers, Peshawar Zalmi, Punjab Kings

Personal information of Benny Howell

Full nameBenny Alexander Cameron Howell
NicknameTrowell, Growler
Date of birth5 October 1988 (age 33)
Place of   birthBordeaux, France
Batting styleRight-hand
Bowling styleRight-arm medium-fast  Right-arm Leg Spinner.

Achievements of Benny Howell in Cricket Career

  • Benny Howell made his first-team debut for Hampshire against Leicestershire in a List A match in the Clydesdale Bank 40 in August 2010.
  • He made his Twenty20 debut in during Hampshire’s group match against Canada after Hampshire was granted a place alongside Somerset in the 2011 Caribbean Twenty20.
  • he struck his maiden half-century in Hampshire’s first match of the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40 against Surrey, scoring 66 runs.
  • He scored his maiden century against Surrey at The Oval, making a quickfire 122 from 113 balls and he ended the one-day season as Hampshire’s top run-scorer.
  • He made his first-class debut against Lancashire in the County Championship at the Rose Bowl.
  • He made just one further half-century in the Clydesdale Bank 40, against Northamptonshire.
  • He joined Gloucestershire and got called up to make his debut in a first-class match against Kent in the County Championship after making a double hundred for the 2’s 2 days, before his call up in the 2012 series, he was made a strong start in Gloucestershire’s CB40 campaign with scores of 72(51) against The Netherlands and 45*(48) against Middlesex and 89(93) against Northants.
  • He signed a two-year contract with Gloucestershire for his impressive performances during the trial period at the club in July 2012. He extended the deal for another 2 more years representing in all Gloucestershire CCC matches and in many limited over games.
  • He made his maiden first-class hundred against Leicestershire at Cheltenham.
  • During the Royal London One Day Cup on September 6, 2015, he made a strong bowling performance that helped his team win against Yorkshire Vikings in the semi-final.
  • Benny Howell was the leading wicket-taker in the Natwest T20 Blast in 2016 and got rewarded additional three years of the contract.
  • He was named in the squad for the Rangpur Riders team, following the draft for the 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League in October 2018.
  • He claims to have 50 different varieties of slower balls.
  • During the 2019 Bangladesh Premier League, he picked up 6 wickets at an impressive economy rate of 5.64, in his 8 matches.
  • He got selected for the Bangladesh Premier League, this time by the Chattogram Challengers in the 2022 season.
  • He was selected for Birmingham Phoenix for the inaugural season of The Hundred and managed to bag 11 wickets at an average of 18.54. This made his team to the final, and he got named in many teams of the tournament.
  • In February 2022, he got hired by the Punjab Kings in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.

Family information of Benny Howell

Benny Howell is a married man. He tied the Knot with his wife in July 2015. The name of the wife is not known.

Neither his parents nor his siblings are known.

Career Summary of all formats of Benny Howell

The first-class career of Benny Howell

He joined the First-class match from May 24 to 26, 2011 during the match between Lancashire and Hampshire at the Southampton. He has played in 86 FC matches and managed to score 3378 runs at a batting average of 27.46, and bagged 96 wickets at an average of 33.56 by February 2022

List A Career of Benny Howell

He engaged himself in the List A match for the first time during the cricket game between Leics and Hampshire on August 17, 2010, at Southampton. He has played 86 List A matches with a score of 2050 runs at a batting average of 27.46. He has taken 76 wickets at a bowling average of 34.73 by 23 February 2022.

T20 Career of Benny Howell

He made his first appearance in Twenty20 matches on January 11, 2011, he played for Hampshire against Canada at North Sound. He has played 157 T20 matches with a score of 2122 runs at a batting average of 22.81. He has a total of 163 wickets at a bowling average of 2mm 1.57 by February 2022.

Benny Howell Career Averages of all formats

Batting stats of Benny Howell


Bowling stats of Benny Howell


IPL Team and IPL Career of Benny Howell

Benny Howelljoined the Punjab Kings Indian Premier League team in February 2022 after they hired him in the auction for the 2022 IPL tournament.

The net worth of Benny Howell

The net worth of Benny Howell is approximately $1.5 million. He earns from his cricket profession and Brand Endorsements.

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How old is Benny Howell?

Benny Howell is 33 years old. He was born on 5th October 1988.

What is the marital status of Benny Howell?

He is married. He married in early July 2015.

What is the Nationality of Benny Howell?

He is an England citizen.