James Hildreth      

Full name James Charles Hildreth

Born September 9, 1984, Milton Keynes

Current age 32 years 316 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 228 371 28 14977 303* 43.66 40 66 188 0
List A 193 180 34 4886 151 33.46 6 21 73 0
T20s Insights on t20 153 142 26 2728 107* 23.51 2263 120.54 1 11 250 53 59 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 228 576 492 6 2/39 82.00 5.12 96.0 0 0 0
List A 193 150 185 6 2/26 2/26 30.83 7.40 25.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 153 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 Yorkshire v Somerset at Scarborough, Jul 3-6, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Somerset v Essex at Taunton, May 14, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Middlesex v Somerset at Uxbridge, Jul 16, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
38 Somerset v Middlesex Uxbridge 16 Jul 2017 T20
- Somerset v Glamorgan Cardiff 15 Jul 2017 T20
27 Somerset v Essex Chelmsford 13 Jul 2017 T20
0 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 9 Jul 2017 T20
32, 101* Somerset v Yorkshire Scarborough 3 Jul 2017 FC
2, 10 Somerset v Hampshire Southampton 26 Jun 2017 FC
23, 27 Somerset v Yorkshire Taunton 9 Jun 2017 FC
25, 26 Somerset v Middlesex Lord's 2 Jun 2017 FC
7, 2 Somerset v Hampshire Taunton 26 May 2017 FC
14 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 19 May 2017 FC
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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Sep 20, 2016

James Hildreth battled a foot injury, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day, September 20, 2016

James Hildreth battled a foot injury

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Aug 4, 2016

James Hildreth cuts in the air, Somerset v Durham, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day, August 4, 2016

James Hildreth cuts in the air

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Jun 5, 2016

James Hildreth has been in fine form for Somerset, Somerset v Gloucestershire, Royal London One-Day Cup, Taunton, June 5, 2016

James Hildreth has been in fine form for Somerset

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Notes

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

Tour Results
India v England at Kolkata - Oct 29, 2011
England won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
India v England at Kolkata - Oct 25, 2011
India won by 95 runs
India v England at Mumbai - Oct 23, 2011
India won by 6 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Oct 20, 2011
India won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
India v England at Delhi - Oct 17, 2011
India won by 8 wickets (with 80 balls remaining)
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