Ben Cutting (born 30 January 1987) is an Australian cricketer who plays as an all-rounder. Cutting represented Australia at the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka. Cutting played first-class cricket for the Queensland Bulls between 2007 and 2018. He is currently contracted to the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League. He currently plays First Grade for Souths.
Cutting made his first-class cricket debut for the Queensland Bulls against Tasmania in the first Pura Cup game of the 2007/08 season and despite his first ball going for five wides, ended up taking three wickets including that of Michael Di Venuto. In 2009–10 Cutting was one of the competitions leading wicket takers, with 25 wickets from his first six matches, raising hopes that he may be selected to represent Australia in Test cricket. He finished the season as the leading wicket taker – 46 wickets at 23.91. This included a career best 6/37 against Tasmania, and led to speculation of a future international debut.On 13 January 2013, Cutting made his ODI debut and on 26 January 2013 he made his T20 international debut. He currently plays for the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League and for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.
He first made a mark in Indian Premier League 2016 by finishing off the finals match in favour of the Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In August 2017, he was named in a World XI side to play three Twenty20 International matches against Pakistan in the 2017 Independence Cup in Lahore.In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction.On 3 April 2018, Cutting announced his retirement from first-class and List A cricket after a 12-year career in order to focus on his Twenty20 game and develop his new business. In September 2018, he was named in the squad of Nangarhar Leopards in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament. He was the joint-leading wicket-taker for the Nangarhar Leopards in the tournament, with twelve dismissals in nine matches.