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James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 35 years 45 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 244 368 48 11972 212 37.41 21 61 691 55
List A 202 151 40 3124 83* 28.14 0 15 223 59
Twenty20 140 115 32 1867 65* 22.49 1339 139.43 0 6 151 57 59 42
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 244 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 202 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 140 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff, May 18-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford, Aug 28, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Somerset at Chelmsford, May 29, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
16, 0c/0s Essex v Somerset Chelmsford 29 May 2015 T20
0c/0s, 4 Essex v Gloucs Bristol 24 May 2015 T20
0c/0s, 3 Essex v Glamorgan Cardiff 22 May 2015 T20
2c/0s, 38, 1c/0s, 9 Essex v Glamorgan Cardiff 18 May 2015 FC
0c/0s, 9 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 16 May 2015 T20
0c/0s, 7 Essex v Hampshire Southampton 15 May 2015 T20
1, 2c/0s, 13, 0c/0s Essex v Gloucs Chelmsford 3 May 2015 FC
0c/0s, 23, 0c/0s Essex v Surrey The Oval 26 Apr 2015 FC
1c/0s, 3, 4c/0s, 80* Essex v Kent Chelmsford 19 Apr 2015 FC
7, 3c/0s, 14, 1c/0s Essex v Cardiff MCCU Chelmsford 12 Apr 2015 Other
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

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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