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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
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton - Jul 27-31
England won by 266 runs
Group B: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 31
Warwickshire 264 Durham 10/0 (2.5/50 ov)
Group A: Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Jul 31
Gloucs 233 Hampshire 25/0 (5.1/50 ov)
Group B: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's - Jul 31
Surrey 286/6 Middlesex 8/0 (2.2/50 ov)
Northants v NZ A at Northampton - Jul 31
NZ A 424/7 (50/50 ov)
Group B: Somerset v Kent at Taunton - Jul 31
Kent 383/7 (50/50 ov)
Group A: Worcs v Derbyshire at Worcester - Jul 31
Worcs 261 (49/50 ov)
Yorkshire v Sri Lanka A at Leeds - Jul 31
Sri Lanka A 275/9 Yorkshire 26/0 (3.5/50 ov)
Group A: Essex v Leics at Chelmsford - Jul 31
Leics 47/2 (11/50 ov)
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