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James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

Born April 15, 1980, Whipps Cross, Leytonstone, Essex

Current age 34 years 256 days

Major teams England, Durham MCCU, Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club, Northern Districts

Nickname Fozzy, Chief

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Forest School; Durham University

James Savin Foster
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 12 3 226 48 25.11 654 34.55 0 0 27 1 17 1
ODIs 11 6 3 41 13 13.66 71 57.74 0 0 0 0 13 7
T20Is 5 5 2 37 14* 12.33 32 115.62 0 0 0 1 3 3
First-class 240 361 47 11805 212 37.59 21 60 681 55
List A 202 151 40 3124 83* 28.14 0 15 223 59
Twenty20 135 110 32 1828 65* 23.43 1307 139.86 0 6 149 56 59 42
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 240 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 202 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 135 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Mohali, Dec 3-6, 2001 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 2002 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v England at Harare, Oct 3, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Feb 13, 2002 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Netherlands at Lord's, Jun 5, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 15, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000
Last First-class Essex v Worcestershire at Chelmsford, Sep 23-25, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford, Aug 28, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford, Aug 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s, 48, 1c/0s Essex v Worcs Chelmsford 23 Sep 2014 FC
3c/0s, 132, 0c/0s Essex v Leics Leicester 15 Sep 2014 FC
1c/0s, 108, 2c/0s Essex v Kent Chelmsford 9 Sep 2014 FC
1c/0s, 19 Essex v Warwickshire Chelmsford 28 Aug 2014 LA
0c/1s, 16 Essex v Northants Northampton 21 Aug 2014 LA
39, 1c/0s, 9, 0c/0s Essex v Glamorgan Swansea 15 Aug 2014 FC
8, 0c/0s Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 13 Aug 2014 LA
1c/0s, 7* Essex v Yorkshire Scarborough 11 Aug 2014 LA
0c/1s Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 8 Aug 2014 LA
2c/0s Essex v Lancashire Chelmsford 5 Aug 2014 LA
Profile

James Foster was earmarked early on as an England wicketkeeper in the making, and though opportunities at the top have been intermittent, he has earned a reputation as one of the best glovemen in the English game. In the latter part of his career, Foster has also combined keeping and captaincy with being one of the mainstays of the Essex batting.

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Jul 12, 2014

James Foster swings on his way to 36 in 21 balls, Essex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, Colchester, July 12, 2014

James Foster swings on his way to 36 in 21 balls

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Jul 4, 2014

Tim Phillips had Kevin Pietersen stumped by James Foster, Essex v Surrey, NatWest T20 Blast, South Division, Chelmsford, July 4, 2014

Tim Phillips had Kevin Pietersen stumped by James Foster

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Jun 9, 2014

James Foster chipped in with a quick 46, Kent v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 3rd day, June 9, 2014

James Foster chipped in with a quick 46

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

County Results
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 15, 2012
Hampshire won (lost fewer wickets)
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Sep 11-14, 2012
Derbyshire won by 6 wickets
Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford - Sep 11-14, 2012
Yorkshire won by 239 runs
Lancashire v Surrey at Liverpool - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 11-14, 2012
Leics won by 2 wickets
Notts v Warwickshire at Nottingham - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
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