James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 35 years 81 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 7 12 3 226 48 25.11 654 34.55 0 0 27 1 17 1
ODIs 11 6 3 41 13 13.66 71 57.74 0 0 0 0 13 7
T20Is 5 5 2 37 14* 12.33 32 115.62 0 0 0 1 3 3
First-class 249 377 49 12225 212 37.27 21 63 702 55
List A 202 151 40 3124 83* 28.14 0 15 223 59
Twenty20 146 120 34 1938 65* 22.53 1377 140.74 0 6 154 62 61 43
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 249 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 202 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 146 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Australians at Chelmsford, Jul 1-4, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford, Aug 28, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Hampshire at Chelmsford, Jun 26, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 23, 1c/0s, 0 Essex v Australians Chelmsford 1 Jul 2015 FC
4, 0c/0s Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 26 Jun 2015 T20
63, 0c/0s, 4c/0s, 14 Essex v Gloucs Bristol 21 Jun 2015 FC
14*, 1c/0s Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 19 Jun 2015 T20
14, 0c/0s Essex v Kent Canterbury 18 Jun 2015 T20
1c/0s, 72, 1c/0s Essex v Derbyshire Chelmsford 14 Jun 2015 FC
1c/0s Essex v Sussex Hove 12 Jun 2015 T20
21, 0c/1s Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 11 Jun 2015 T20
21*, 1c/0s, 35, 0c/0s Essex v Northants Northampton 7 Jun 2015 FC
0c/0s, 18* Essex v Surrey The Oval 5 Jun 2015 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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May 20, 2015

It was a frustrating day for James Foster, Glamorgan v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Cardiff, 3rd day, May 20, 2015

It was a frustrating day for James Foster

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Apr 21, 2015

James Foster calmly steered his side to victory, Essex v Kent, County Championship Division Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day, April 21, 2015

James Foster calmly steered his side to victory

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Jul 12, 2014

James Foster swings on his way to 36 in 21 balls, Essex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, Colchester, July 12, 2014

James Foster swings on his way to 36 in 21 balls

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham
Jul 5-8, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Chesterfield
Jul 5, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
North Group: Worcs v Durham at Worcester
Jul 5, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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