Luc, son of former South Africa International Dale Benkenstein, joined Essex halfway through the 2021 campaign and made his debut for the Club against Durham in the Royal London Cup at Emirates Riverside, picking up the wicket of David Bedingham.

The 17-year-old is an all-rounder who bowls leg-spin and he was previously in the Hampshire Cricket Pathway setup.

Date of Birth: 02/11/04
Squad No: 99
Debut 2021
Role in Team: All-Rounder
Batting: Right-Hand
Bowling: Leg-Spin