James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 37 years 71 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 Insights on test 7 12 3 226 48 25.11 654 34.55 0 0 27 1 17 1
ODIs Insights on odi 11 6 3 41 13 13.66 71 57.74 0 0 0 0 13 7
T20Is Insights on t20i 5 5 2 37 14* 12.33 32 115.62 0 0 0 1 3 3
First-class 276 409 52 13330 212 37.33 23 68 791 60
List A 223 164 46 3357 83* 28.44 0 16 246 65
T20s Insights on t20 164 130 36 2050 65* 21.80 1458 140.60 0 6 165 65 69 44
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 276 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 223 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 164 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Warwickshire at Chelmsford, Jun 19-22, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Nottinghamshire at Chelmsford, Jun 16, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last T20s Nottinghamshire v Essex at Nottingham, Aug 8, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
121, 1c/0s, 3c/0s Essex v Warwickshire Chelmsford 19 Jun 2017 FC
27*, 1c/0s Essex v Notts Chelmsford 16 Jun 2017 LA
5c/0s, 12, 2c/0s Essex v Surrey Guildford 9 Jun 2017 FC
2c/0s, 9 Essex 2nd XI v Glouc 2nd XI Chelmsford 5 Jun 2017 Other T20
2c/1s, 21, 3c/0s Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 26 May 2017 FC
0c/1s, 30* Essex 2nd XI v Unicorns Billericay 23 May 2017 Other OD
6*, 0c/0s Essex v Kent Canterbury 17 May 2017 LA
2, 2c/0s Essex v Somerset Taunton 14 May 2017 LA
3c/0s Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 12 May 2017 LA
1c/0s, 67* Essex 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Radlett 26 Apr 2017 Other OD
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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Jun 20, 2017

James Foster jumps for joy on reaching his hundred, Essex v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Chelmsford, June 20, 2017

James Foster jumps for joy on reaching his hundred

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Jun 20, 2017

Ravi Bopara and James Foster both struck centuries for Essex, Essex v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Chelmsford, June 20, 2017

Ravi Bopara and James Foster both struck centuries for Essex

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Sep 14, 2016

James Foster and Ryan ten Doeschate embrace as Essex achieve promotion from Division Two of the Championship, Essex v Glamorgan, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Chelmsford, September

James Foster and Ryan ten Doeschate embrace as Essex achieve promotion

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd T20I: England v South Africa at Cardiff
Jun 25, 2017 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Northants v Leics at Northampton
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
Jun 26-29, 2017 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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