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Basil Foster      

Full name Basil Samuel Foster

Born February 12, 1882, Malvern, Worcestershire

Died September 28, 1959, Pield Heath, Hillingdon, Middlesex (aged 77 years 228 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Malvern College

Relation Brother - HK Foster, Brother - WL Foster, Brother - RE Foster, Brother - GN Foster, Brother - MK Foster, Brother - NJA Foster, Brother-in-law - W Greenstock, Nephew - CK Foster, Nephew - JW Greenstock, Nephew - PG Foster

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 34 52 1 753 86 14.76 0 2 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 34 81 50 0 - - - 3.70 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1902-1912
Profile

Basil Foster, who died in Hillingdon Hospital on September 28, aged 77, was one of the brothers who did so much for Worcestershire in the early part of the century that the county became known in cricketing circles as Fostershire. He also appeared on occasion for Middlesex. As an actor, he gained prominence on the London stage and later took up theatrical management.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham
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