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
|First-class span||1902 - 1912|
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
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