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James Hildreth      

Full name James Charles Hildreth

Born September 9, 1984, Milton Keynes

Current age 30 years 177 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 184 299 23 11717 303* 42.45 30 55 164 0
List A 168 157 30 4300 151 33.85 6 17 63 0
Twenty20 133 124 23 2378 107* 23.54 1973 120.52 1 10 220 45 56 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 184 576 492 6 2/39 82.00 5.12 96.0 0 0 0
List A 168 150 185 6 2/26 2/26 30.83 7.40 25.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 133 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 Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds, Sep 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Surrey v Somerset at The Oval, Aug 20, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7, 9 Somerset v Yorkshire Leeds 23 Sep 2014 FC
182 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 15 Sep 2014 FC
22, 9 Somerset v Northants Taunton 31 Aug 2014 FC
53 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 20 Aug 2014 LA
15, 26 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 15 Aug 2014 FC
3 Somerset v Glamorgan Taunton 12 Aug 2014 LA
42* Somerset v Sussex Taunton 10 Aug 2014 LA
14* Somerset v Middlesex Lord's 7 Aug 2014 LA
16* Somerset v Warwickshire Birmingham 5 Aug 2014 LA
3 Somerset v Kent Taunton 31 Jul 2014 LA
Profile

For any batsman, Taunton is the ideal place to launch a career. There was much expected of James Hildreth from age-group level, and his 101 and 72 in just his second County Championship match, against a Durham attack that included Shoaib Akhtar, hinted at a stellar career. He has not kicked on to international cricket but developed into an entertaining and consistent run-scorer during a decade at Somerset which has seen him score over 10,000 first-class runs.

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Sep 16, 2014

John Simpson caught James Hildreth attempting to reverse sweep, Somerset v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 16, 2014

John Simpson caught James Hildreth attempting to reverse sweep

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Sep 16, 2014

James Hildreth reached his hundred during a stand worth 170 with Peter Trego, Somerset v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 16, 2014

James Hildreth reached his hundred during a stand worth 170 with Peter Trego

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Jul 16, 2014

James Hildreth drives into the off side, Surrey v Somerset, NatWest T20 Blast, The Oval, July 17, 2014

James Hildreth drives into the off side

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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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