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James Hildreth      

Full name James Charles Hildreth

Born September 9, 1984, Milton Keynes

Current age 31 years 264 days

Major teams England Lions, Somerset, Somerset Cricket Board

Nickname Hildy, Hildz

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Millfield School, Glastonbury

James Charles Hildreth
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 210 342 26 14044 303* 44.44 37 66 174 0
List A 176 164 32 4517 151 34.21 6 19 66 0
Twenty20 146 136 26 2612 107* 23.74 2187 119.43 1 11 240 47 59 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 210 576 492 6 2/39 82.00 5.12 96.0 0 0 0
List A 176 150 185 6 2/26 2/26 30.83 7.40 25.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 146 12 169 247 10 3/24 3/24 24.70 8.76 16.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Derbyshire at Taunton, Sep 10-13, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Surrey at Taunton, May 28-30, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Leicestershire v Somerset at Leicester, Aug 18, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Somerset at Canterbury, May 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5, 0 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 28 May 2016 FC
68, 85* Somerset v Middlesex Lord's 22 May 2016 FC
8* Somerset v Kent Canterbury 20 May 2016 T20
166 Somerset v Yorkshire Taunton 15 May 2016 FC
28 Smrst 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Taunton 13 May 2016 Other T20
38, 0 Somerset v Warwickshire Birmingham 8 May 2016 FC
130 Somerset v Lancashire Taunton 1 May 2016 FC
10, 40* Somerset v Surrey The Oval 24 Apr 2016 FC
1, 96 Somerset v Cardiff MCCU Taunton 17 Apr 2016 Other
27 Somerset v Durham Chester-le-Street 10 Apr 2016 FC
Profile

Justin Langer, who became James Hildreth's captain at Somerset, rated him quite early in his career as "an extraordinary talent" and toughened Australian cricketers of Langer's ilk don't throw around such comments without good reason. But somehow Hildreth's talent has never blossomed into England caps in any format, leaving him as arguably the most talented county batsman of his era never to have won international honours.

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May 16, 2016

James Hildreth plundered the Yorkshire attack, Somerset v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, May 16, 2016

James Hildreth plundered the Yorkshire attack

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May 3, 2016

James Hildreth's hundred led Somerset's recovery, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, May 3, 2016

James Hildreth's hundred led Somerset's recovery

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Sep 22, 2015

James Hildreth cuts during his unbeaten 118, Somerset v Warwickshire, Taunton, 1st day, September 22

James Hildreth cuts during his unbeaten 118

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2003
NBC Denis Compton Award 2004
NBC Denis Compton Award 2005

Tournament Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Sep 4, 2011
Somerset won by 39 runs (D/L method)
Surrey v Sussex at The Oval - Sep 4, 2011
Surrey won by 71 runs
Hampshire v Scotland at Southampton - Aug 29, 2011
Hampshire won by 115 runs
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Aug 29, 2011
Derbyshire won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Aug 29, 2011
Middlesex won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Notts v Lancashire at Nottingham - Aug 29, 2011
Lancashire won by 2 runs
Somerset v Essex at Taunton - Aug 29, 2011
Somerset won by 40 runs
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - Aug 29, 2011
Durham won by 36 runs
Unicorns v Glamorgan at Wormsley - Aug 29, 2011
Unicorns won by 8 runs
Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Aug 29, 2011
Northants won by 5 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
Yorkshire v Worcs at Leeds - Aug 29, 2011
Yorkshire won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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