Benjamin William Hilfenhaus (Pronounced Hilfen-House) (born 15 March 1983 in Ulverstone, Tasmania), is an Australian cricketerwho plays for the Tasmanian Tigers in Australian domestic cricket. He is Ricky Ponting's second cousin. Hilfenhaus plays club cricket for Tasmania University Cricket Club. Prior to turning fully professional, he worked as a bricklayer as well as playing cricket. He is right-arm fast-medium bowler known for his ability to swing the ball. He has best bowling figures of 7/58.