Derek Foster      

Full name Derek George Foster

Born March 19, 1907, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire

Died October 13, 1980, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire (aged 73 years 208 days)

Major teams Warwickshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 58 79 7 757 70 10.51 0 1 50 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 5w 10
First-class 58 8247 4120 150 7/42 27.46 2.99 54.9 8 1
Career statistics
First-class span 1928 - 1934
Profile

Derek George Foster, who died at Chipping Campden on October 13, aged 73, was a bowler of considerable pace who played 52 matches for Warwickshire between 1928 and 1934, taking 141 wickets at 25.79. His best figures were 7 for 42 against Surrey at The Oval in 1930, and he did the hat-trick against Hampshire at Edgbaston in 1929. Four times he represented the Gentlemen against the Players. He later served on the Warwickshire committee. Six-feet-three and weighing 16-and-a-half stone in his playing days, Foster was also a useful big-hitting batsman, with a highest score of 70. He once recorded a throw of 133 yards. He was also accomplished at golf, swimming and judo.
Wisden Cricket Monthly

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cambs MCCU v Notts at Cambridge - Mar 28-30
Notts 339 & 76/2 (25 ov) Cambs MCCU 123
Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff - Mar 28-30
Glamorgan 342/7d (89.2 ov)
Gloucs v Durham MCCU at Bristol - Mar 28-30
Gloucs 405/7d Durham MCCU 78/2 (17 ov)
Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU at Canterbury - Mar 28-30
Kent 370/6d & 68/1 (18.2 ov) Lds-Brd MCCU 204
Leics v Lbroug MCCU at Leicester - Mar 28-30
Leics 194 Lbroug MCCU 185/4 (66.1 ov)
Oxford MCCU v Surrey at Oxford - Mar 28-30
Surrey 335/7d & 39/1 (13 ov) Oxford MCCU 172
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