James Hildreth      

Full name James Charles Hildreth

Born September 9, 1984, Milton Keynes

Current age 34 years 256 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 253 416 31 16749 303* 43.50 45 75 209 0
List A 211 198 35 5712 159 35.04 7 26 78 0
T20s 179 166 29 3359 107* 24.51 2713 123.81 1 16 307 70 66 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 253 576 492 6 2/39 82.00 5.12 96.0 0 0 0
List A 211 150 185 6 2/26 2/26 30.83 7.40 25.0 0 0 0
T20s 179 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 Warwickshire at Taunton, May 20-22, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Somerset at Nottingham, May 12, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Sussex v Somerset at Birmingham, Sep 15, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15, 0 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 20 May 2019 FC
90 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 14 May 2019 FC
1 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 12 May 2019 LA
38 Somerset v Worcs Worcester 10 May 2019 LA
93 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 7 May 2019 LA
22 Somerset v Hampshire Taunton 5 May 2019 LA
18 Somerset v Middlesex Radlett 1 May 2019 LA
5 Somerset v Gloucs Bristol 28 Apr 2019 LA
40 Somerset v Essex Taunton 26 Apr 2019 LA
81 Somerset v Sussex Hove 24 Apr 2019 LA
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 7, 2019

James Hildreth drives through the off side, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, May 7, 2019

James Hildreth drives through the off side

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Apr 24, 2019

James Hildreth rocks back to cut, Sussex v Somerset, Royal London Cup, South Group, Hove, April 24, 2019

James Hildreth rocks back to cut

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Apr 21, 2019

James Hildreth of Somerset in action, Royal London Cup, Glamorgan v Somerset, Cardiff, April 21, 2019

James Hildreth of Somerset in action

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Notes

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