Dale Benkenstein Has Wonderful Season for Durham
My nephew Dale Benkenstein scored 33 and 63 in the final match against Worcestershire to take his run total to 1353 in 16 LV= Division One County Championship matches at an average of 61.5 runs – including 4 hundreds and 9 fifties. Also breaks the Durham all-time first class record of 7854 runs on 29th June with 83 and 60 against Lancashire. Durham ended up finishing 3rd behind Warwickshire and 2011 Champions Lancashire!
*This does not include 308 runs in Clydesdale Bank limited overs series including 82 in semi-final against Somerset
Dale Benkenstein drives through the covers
Supremely fit Dale Benkenstein
Benky led Durham to LV= Championship Division One Trophies in 2008 and 2009
Dale played 23 One Day Internationals for South Africa
Dale’s wife Jacqui was a Springbok field
hockey player – a talented sporting family!
Dale has taken Durham CC to a new level
A glorious cover drive - classic style!
Dale pulls in front of square
Dale Benkenstein acknowledges one of 4 tons
Lorna (Evans) and Mart Benkenstein - Dale's parents