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Sir Foster Robinson      

Full name Foster Gotch Robinson

Born September 19, 1880, Sneyd Park, Clifton, Bristol

Died October 31, 1967, Eastwood Manor, East Harptree, Somerset (aged 87 years 42 days)

Major teams Gloucestershire, London County

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 71 122 2 2121 144 17.67 2 8 47 28
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1900 - 1923
Profile

Wisden obituary
Sir Foster Gotch Robinson, who died on October 31, aged 87, captained Gloucestershire from 1919 to 1923, his best season being that of 1920, when he scored 798 runs, including two centuries, average 25.74. He later became a vice-president for the county. A capital wicketkeeper, he was in the Clifton XI from 1895 to 1900, but did not get a Blue at Oxford. For ten years from 1912 he captained Clifton C.C. A member of the Jockey Club, he was a well-known owner-breeder. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Investec Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 29-Aug 2
Australia 136 & 168/7 (55 ov) England 281
Group B: Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury - Jul 30
Kent won by 5 wickets (with 42 balls remaining)
Group B: Sussex v Notts at Hove - Jul 30
Notts won by 4 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Group A: Durham v Surrey at Chester-le-Street
Jul 31, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Leics v Gloucs at Leicester
Jul 31, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Somerset v Worcs at Taunton
Jul 31, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Middlesex v Kent at Radlett
Jul 31, 2015 (11:30 local | 10:30 GMT | 06:30 EDT | 05:30 CDT | 03:30 PDT)
Group A: Derbyshire v Northants at Derby
Jul 31, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group B: Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff
Jul 31, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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