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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
Gloucs v Durham at Bristol - Apr 21-24
Gloucs 303 Durham 270/4 (88 ov)
Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton - Apr 21-24
Hampshire 455 Yorkshire 128/6 (43 ov)
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Apr 21-24
Kent 259 & 142/7 (35 ov) Derbyshire 159
Lancashire v Somerset at Manchester - Apr 21-24
Lancashire 109 & 152/2 (53 ov) Somerset 278
Leics v Glamorgan at Leicester - Apr 21-24
Leics 420 Glamorgan 281/4 (71 ov)
Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Apr 21-24
Middlesex 507/7d Essex 120/4 (36 ov)
Warwickshire v Surrey at Birmingham - Apr 21-24
Warwickshire 332 Surrey 299/3 (83 ov)
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