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Jim Foat      

Full name James Clive Foat

Born November 21, 1952, Salford Priors, Warwickshire

Current age 62 years 222 days

Major teams Gloucestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

James Clive Foat
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 91 150 15 2512 126 18.60 5 6 39 0
List A 129 101 12 1352 73* 15.19 0 3 35 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 91 54 40 0 - - - 4.44 - 0 0 0
List A 129 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1972 - 1979
List A span 1972 - 1979
Profile

The Millfield-educated Jim Foat was something of a throwback to an earlier time when low batting averages were more commonplace. In truth, he was an average batsman who compensated by being a superb fielder in the covers - in the 1973 Gillette Cup final his run-out of Tony Greig arguably turned the match. After six unproductive seasons, Foat finally enjoyed a good season in 1978, and in June 1979 made his fifth and highest hundred - 126 against Northamptonshire - and was awarded his county cap. But he played only three more first-class games for Gloucestershire and was released at the end of the summer.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street - Jun 28-Jul 1
Yorkshire won by an innings and 47 runs
Middlesex v Hampshire at Lord's - Jun 28-Jul 1
Middlesex won by 9 wickets
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Jun 28-Jul 1
Sussex 601/6d Warwickshire 508/5 (159.4 ov)
Lancashire v Northants at Manchester - Jun 29-Jul 2
Northants 438 & 85/2 (20.3 ov) Lancashire 308
Notts v Worcs at Nottingham - Jun 29-Jul 2
Notts 240 & 237/6 (78.2 ov) Worcs 283
Varsity Match: Cambridge U v Oxford Uni at Cambridge - Jun 30-Jul 3
Oxford Uni 156 Cambridge U 293/6 (92.1 ov)
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Jul 1-4
Australians 204/4 (40.4 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval
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