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James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

Born April 15, 1980, Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, Essex

Current age 36 years 234 days

Major teams England, Durham MCCU, Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club, Northern Districts

Nickname Fozzy, Chief

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Forest School; Durham University

James Savin Foster
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 12 3 226 48 25.11 654 34.55 0 0 27 1 17 1
ODIs 11 6 3 41 13 13.66 71 57.74 0 0 0 0 13 7
T20Is 5 5 2 37 14* 12.33 32 115.62 0 0 0 1 3 3
First-class 273 406 52 13176 212 37.22 22 68 775 59
List A 219 161 44 3322 83* 28.39 0 16 240 65
Twenty20 164 130 36 2050 65* 21.80 1458 140.60 0 6 165 65 69 44
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 273 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 219 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 164 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Mohali, Dec 3-6, 2001 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 2002 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v England at Harare, Oct 3, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Feb 13, 2002 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Netherlands at Lord's, Jun 5, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 15, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000
Last First-class Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Sep 12-15, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Warwickshire v Essex at Birmingham, Aug 17, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Essex at Nottingham, Aug 8, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 64, 3c/0s, 23 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 12 Sep 2016 FC
0c/0s, 37*, 1c/1s Essex v Worcs Chelmsford 31 Aug 2016 FC
1c/0s, 54, 5c/0s Essex v Leics Leicester 23 Aug 2016 FC
1c/1s, 14 Essex v Warwickshire Birmingham 17 Aug 2016 LA
13, 3c/0s, 1c/0s Essex v Derbyshire Derby 13 Aug 2016 FC
0c/0s, 4 Essex v Notts Nottingham 8 Aug 2016 T20
42, 4c/0s, 38 Essex v Sussex Colchester 4 Aug 2016 FC
- Essex v Gloucs Bristol 2 Aug 2016 LA
1c/1s, 2 Essex v Middlesex Lord's 31 Jul 2016 LA
0c/0s Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 29 Jul 2016 T20
Profile

James Foster was earmarked early on as an England wicketkeeper in the making, and though opportunities at the top have been intermittent, he has earned a reputation as one of the best glovemen in the English game. In the latter part of his career, Foster has also combined keeping and captaincy with being one of the mainstays of the Essex batting.

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Sep 14, 2016

James Foster and Ryan ten Doeschate embrace as Essex achieve promotion from Division Two of the Championship, Essex v Glamorgan, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Chelmsford, September

James Foster and Ryan ten Doeschate embrace as Essex achieve promotion

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Sep 13, 2016

James Foster embraces Ryan ten Doeschate as the Division Two title is clinched, Essex v Glamorgan, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day, September 13, 2016

James Foster embraces Ryan ten Doeschate as the Division Two title is clinched

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Sep 2, 2016

James Foster, Essex's evergreen wicketkeeper Essex v Worcestershire, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Chelmsford, September 3, 2016

James Foster, Essex's evergreen wicketkeeper

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Country Fixtures Country Results
U.A.E. v Eng Lions at Dubai (DSC) - Dec 5
Eng Lions 223/8 U.A.E. 82/5 (23/50 ov)
Afghanistan v Eng Lions at Abu Dhabi
Dec 7-10, 2016 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 01:00 EST | 00:00 CST | 22:00 PST -1d)
4th Test: India v England at Mumbai
Dec 8-12, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d)
5th Test: India v England at Chennai
Dec 16-20, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d)
1st ODI: India v England at Pune
Jan 15, 2017 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
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