James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 37 years 128 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 278 410 52 13330 212 37.23 23 68 798 60
List A 223 164 46 3357 83* 28.44 0 16 246 65
T20s Insights on t20 177 140 40 2158 65* 21.58 1537 140.40 0 7 177 67 79 46
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 278 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 223 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 177 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Yorkshire v Essex at Scarborough, Aug 6-7, 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 Sussex v Essex at Hove, Aug 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/1s, 2 Essex v Sussex Hove 18 Aug 2017 T20
2c/0s, 5* Essex v Kent Chelmsford 17 Aug 2017 T20
1c/0s, 0 Essex v Gloucs Bristol 13 Aug 2017 T20
0, 0c/0s Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 11 Aug 2017 T20
3c/0s, 0, 2c/0s Essex v Yorkshire Scarborough 6 Aug 2017 FC
0c/0s, 33* Essex v Hampshire Southampton 4 Aug 2017 T20
- Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 29 Jul 2017 T20
1c/1s, 50 Essex v Middlesex Lord's 27 Jul 2017 T20
1c/0s Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 21 Jul 2017 T20
1c/0s, 6 Essex v Surrey The Oval 19 Jul 2017 T20
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

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