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James Hildreth      

Full name James Charles Hildreth

Born September 9, 1984, Milton Keynes

Current age 30 years 261 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 192 313 23 12632 303* 43.55 33 59 170 0
List A 168 157 30 4300 151 33.85 6 17 63 0
Twenty20 134 125 23 2379 107* 23.32 1975 120.45 1 10 220 45 56 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 192 576 492 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 134 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 Yorkshire at Taunton, May 24-27, 2015 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 Sussex at Taunton, May 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
82 Somerset v Yorkshire Taunton 24 May 2015 FC
1 Somerset v Sussex Taunton 22 May 2015 T20
32, 23 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 17 May 2015 FC
13, 115 Somerset v N Zealanders Taunton 8 May 2015 FC
41, 35 Somerset v Worcs Worcester 3 May 2015 FC
187, 86 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 26 Apr 2015 FC
53, 8 Somerset v Durham Taunton 12 Apr 2015 FC
102 Somerset v Durham MCCU Taunton 2 Apr 2015 FC
89, 49 M.C.C. v Yorkshire Abu Dhabi 22 Mar 2015 FC
7, 9 Somerset v Yorkshire Leeds 23 Sep 2014 FC
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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Mar 22, 2015

James Hildreth hit 15 fours in his 89, MCC v Yorkshire, Champion County match, Abu Dhabi, 1st day, March 22, 2015

James Hildreth hit 15 fours in his 89

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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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Notes

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

County Results
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby - Sep 27, 2009
Glamorgan won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Kent v Northants at Canterbury - Sep 27, 2009
Northants won by 99 runs
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Sep 27, 2009
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Leics v Surrey at Leicester - Sep 27, 2009
Surrey won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - Sep 27, 2009
Gloucs won by 9 wickets (with 195 balls remaining)
Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Sep 27, 2009
Durham won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 27, 2009
Worcs won by 49 runs
Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds - Sep 27, 2009
Essex won by 7 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
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