James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 34 years 86 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 235 354 47 11451 212 37.29 19 60 667 55
List A 194 146 39 3056 83* 28.56 0 15 216 56
Twenty20 129 106 31 1769 65* 23.58 1267 139.62 0 6 145 54 58 41
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 235 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 194 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 129 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield, Jul 7-10, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, May 13, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford, Jul 4, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5c/0s, 29, 2c/0s, 13 Essex v Derbyshire Chesterfield 7 Jul 2014 FC
0c/1s, 9* Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 4 Jul 2014 T20
6c/0s, 54, 3c/0s Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 29 Jun 2014 FC
0c/0s Essex v Somerset Taunton 27 Jun 2014 T20
0c/0s, 9 Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 20 Jun 2014 T20
5c/0s, 36, 0c/0s, 25 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 15 Jun 2014 FC
0c/0s Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 13 Jun 2014 T20
1c/0s Essex v Kent Canterbury 11 Jun 2014 T20
2c/0s, 46, 1c/1s Essex v Kent Canterbury 7 Jun 2014 FC
1c/0s, 4* Essex v Surrey The Oval 6 Jun 2014 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.

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Jul 4, 2014

Tim Phillips had Kevin Pietersen stumped by James Foster, Essex v Surrey, NatWest T20 Blast, South Division, Chelmsford, July 4, 2014

Tim Phillips had Kevin Pietersen stumped by James Foster

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Jun 9, 2014

James Foster chipped in with a quick 46, Kent v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 3rd day, June 9, 2014

James Foster chipped in with a quick 46

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Aug 17, 2013

Eyes wide shut: James Foster improvised during his brisk innings, Northamptonshire v Essex, FLt20, Semi-final, Edgbaston, August 17, 2013

Eyes wide shut: James Foster improvised during his brisk innings

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Essex at Chesterfield - Jul 7-10
Match drawn
Hampshire v Gloucs at Southampton - Jul 7-10
Match drawn
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 7-10
Kent won by 6 wickets
Middlesex v Somerset at Uxbridge - Jul 7-10
Match drawn
Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds - Jul 7-10
Match drawn
1st Investec Test: England v India at Nottingham - Jul 9-13
India 457 England 43/1
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