James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 36 years 78 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 266 396 51 12802 212 37.10 22 66 748 58
List A 214 157 43 3273 83* 28.71 0 16 236 62
Twenty20 157 127 36 2014 65* 22.13 1431 140.74 0 6 161 64 67 44
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 266 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 214 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 157 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Leicestershire at Chelmsford, Jun 19-22, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 15, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jul 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s Essex v Kent Chelmsford 1 Jul 2016 T20
0c/0s Essex v Surrey The Oval 25 Jun 2016 T20
0c/1s Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 24 Jun 2016 T20
21, 2c/0s, 3, 1c/0s Essex v Leics Chelmsford 19 Jun 2016 FC
10, 1c/0s Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 16 Jun 2016 T20
0c/2s Essex v Kent Chelmsford 15 Jun 2016 LA
1c/0s, 75* Essex v Somerset Chelmsford 12 Jun 2016 LA
0c/0s, 0 Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 10 Jun 2016 T20
2c/1s Essex v Sussex Hove 6 Jun 2016 LA
0c/0s, 36* Essex v Hampshire Southampton 5 Jun 2016 LA
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
5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff
Jul 2, 2016 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Surrey v Warwickshire at Guildford
Jul 2-5, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove
Jul 2-5, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3: Derbyshire Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 02:36 EDT | 01:36 CDT | 23:36 PDT -1d)
Division 2: Durham Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 02:36 EDT | 01:36 CDT | 23:36 PDT -1d)
Division 1: Lancashire Women v Ire. Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 02:36 EDT | 01:36 CDT | 23:36 PDT -1d)
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Lancashire at Nottingham
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Pakistanis at Taunton
Jul 3-5, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Worcs v Leics at Worcester
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Middlesex at Scarborough
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3: Cornwall Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 02:36 EDT | 01:36 CDT | 23:36 PDT -1d)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Warwicks Wmn in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 02:36 EDT | 01:36 CDT | 23:36 PDT -1d)
Division 2: Neth Women v Hampshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 02:36 EDT | 01:36 CDT | 23:36 PDT -1d)
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Chesterfield
Jul 3, 2016 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
1st T20I: Eng Wn v Pak Women at Bristol
Jul 3, 2016 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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