Benjamin Lister, Career, Age, Family, Fact, New Team Bio & More

    Benjamin Lister Bio & More

Benjamin Lister is a player of the New Zealand cricket team. He made his first-class debut for Auckland in the 2016–18 Plunket Shield season on 7 November 2016. In two weeks he became famous by taking his first 6 wickets in first class cricket. In which he took five wickets for 30 runs against Northern Districts.

He made his List A debut for Auckland in the 2016–18 Ford Trophy on 3 December 2016. He made his Twenty20 debut for Auckland in the 2018–19 Super Smash on 12 December 2018. In June 2019, he was awarded a contract with Auckland for the 2019–20 season. In September 2019, he was named in the Auckland Aces’ squad for the 2019 Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy. On 18 November 2018, in the 2018–20 Ford Trophy, Lister took his first 6 wicket haul in List A cricket. With 24 dismissals in eleven matches, he finished as the leading wicket-taker in the tournament.

He was offered a contract by Auckland in June 2020 ahead of the 2020–21 domestic cricket season. In October 2020, in the opening round of the 2020–21 Plunket Shield season, Lister became the first COVID-19 replacement in a cricket match during the coronavirus pandemic. Lister replaced Mark Chapman, who had reported feeling ill, having been scheduled by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a substitute due to COVID, in line with updated playing conditions.

In January 2022, Lister was included in the New Zealand cricket team for the first time for the T20I series against India. On 3 February 2023, he made his T20I debut for New Zealand against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

He was named in New Zealand’s One Day International (ODI) squad for the series against Sri Lanka in March 2023. He was once again named in the ODI squad for the series against Pakistan in April 2023. He made his ODI debut on 6 May 2023 in the 4th ODI of the series.


NameBenjamin Lister
Full NameBenjamin George Lister

Personal Life

Date of Birth1 January 1996 (age 27)
Age27 years
birth PlaceHenderson, Auckland, New Zealand
ResidenceHenderson, Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand cricketer
Zodiac signLibra
Food HabitsNon- vegetarian
SchoolBarr Beacone School, Auckland, New Zealand
College/ UniversityBarr Beacone University, Auckland, New Zealand
Educational qualificationGraduated

 Physical Stats & More

Height6 Feet
Weight (approx.)68 kg
Body Measurements36-12-34 Inches
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBrown

Affairs & More

Marital StatusHe is currently single. He is not dating anyone.

Family & Siblings

FatherNot Known
MotherNot Known
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Favourate Things

Favorite Food
  • Bacon and eg
  • steak and cheese and potato-top pies
  • salmon and bacon(opens in new window
  • butter chicken
  • bacon and eg
  • lamb and mint and venison pies are award-winners at the annual New Zealand pie awards(opens in new window)
Favourite Athletesjacques Kallis (Cricketer), Chris Armstrong (Footballer),
Favourite ActressJennifer Lawrence
Favourite ColorRed, Purple
Favourite SportsCricket
Favourite Footballerchristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Sports PersonDhoni
Favourite CricketerSachin Tendulkar
Favourite DestinationSwitezerland, Myanmar

Hobbies & Money Factor

HobbiesPlaying Cricket, Playing Guitar
Net Worth$1.3 million dollar (approx.)

Social Media Id

Facebook IDNA
Instagram IDClick Here
Twitter IDNA


Benjamin Lister, Career, Age, Family, Fact, New Team Bio & More

Unknown Fact About Benjamin Lister

  • Benjamin Lister is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for the New Zealand national cricket team as a bowler, he is a left-arm fast bowler and a right-handed batsman.
  • Benjamin Lister made his international debut in 2011 for the New Zealand team.
  • Benjamin Lister plays many T20 leagues for different teams, he is currently playing for Rajasthan Royals in Indian Premier League tournament as a bowler. He has previously played for Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals.
  • Benjamin Lister is a vital player in the New Zealand team across all formats.
  • Benjamin Lister is considered one of the most successful bowlers in the New Zealand team.
  • Benjamin Lister is a dog lover and has a pet dog named Louis.
  • Benjamin Lister’s catch is counted among the best catches in cricket history.
  • Benjamin Lister was selected for the New Zealand squad for the 2008 Under-19 World Cup.
  • Benjamin Lister’s favorite cricketer is Pakistan format bowler Wasim Akram.
  • Benjamin Lister married his longtime girlfriend Gert Smith in August 2017 at Kauri Bay Boomrock.
  • Benjamin Lister was an important member of the New Zealand team that won the 2019-2021 ICC World Test Championship (WTC).
  • In November 2018, Bowled became the third New Zealand bowler to take a hat-trick in ODIs.
  • In June 2019, Boult became the first New Zealand bowler to take a hat-trick in the Cricket World Cup.
  • Lister released Trent from his contract with New Zealand Cricket in August 2022.
  • Lister bought Boult in the 2022 IPL auction for a price of INR 8 crores by Rajasthan Royals for the 2022 IPL tournament.
  • Lister retained Trent in the 2023 IPL auction for a price of INR 8 crores by the Rajasthan Royals for the 2023 Indian Premier League tournament.

Benjamin Lister, Career, Age, Family, Fact, New Team Bio & More

People Also Ask About Benjamin Lister

1. How much is Benjamin Lister’s net worth?
ANS:– Lister’s net worth as per 2023 is given as $1 Million – $5 Million.

2. What are the names of Benjamin Lister’s parents?
ANS:- Let me tell you that the names of his parents have not been mentioned anywhere all over the internet.

3. Why is Lister famous in the game?
ANS:- He basically does bowling and in this he is well versed. He bowls medium with left arm.

4. Does Benjamin Lister have a girlfriend?
ANS:- There is no information available about Benjamin Lister’s girlfriend.

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