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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
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 367 (86.4 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 127/4 (44.4 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 43/1 (19 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 134/8 (54.1 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 313/4 (87.2 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 125/4 (54.4 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 440/6 (106 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women 377/7 PAK Women 107/3 (29.2/29.2 ov, target 378)
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