Basil Foster      

Full name Basil Samuel Foster

Born February 12, 1882, Malvern, Worcestershire

Died September 28, 1959, Pield Heath, Hillingdon, Middlesex (aged 77 years 228 days)

Major teams Middlesex, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Education Malvern College

Relation Brother - HK Foster, Brother - WL Foster, Brother - RE Foster, Brother - GN Foster, Brother - MK Foster, Brother - NJA Foster, Brother-in-law - W Greenstock, Nephew - CK Foster, Nephew - JW Greenstock, Nephew - PG Foster

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 34 52 1 753 86 14.76 0 2 32 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 34 81 50 0 - - - 3.70 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1902 - 1912
Profile

Basil Foster, who died in Hillingdon Hospital on September 28, aged 77, was one of the brothers who did so much for Worcestershire in the early part of the century that the county became known in cricketing circles as Fostershire. He also appeared on occasion for Middlesex. As an actor, he gained prominence on the London stage and later took up theatrical management.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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