James Foster      

Full name James Savin Foster

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

Current age 36 years 106 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 268 399 51 12905 212 37.08 22 66 756 58
List A 216 159 44 3306 83* 28.74 0 16 238 63
Twenty20 163 129 36 2046 65* 22.00 1453 140.81 0 6 165 65 69 44
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 268 84 128 1 1/122 1/122 128.00 9.14 84.0 0 0 0
List A 216 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 163 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Gloucestershire v Essex at Cheltenham, Jul 13-16, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2000
Last List A Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Jul 26, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/0s Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 29 Jul 2016 T20
0c/0s Essex v Middlesex Lord's 28 Jul 2016 T20
1c/0s, 26* Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 26 Jul 2016 LA
1c/1s, 7 Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 24 Jul 2016 LA
2c/0s Essex v Kent Canterbury 22 Jul 2016 T20
0c/0s, 5 Essex v Sussex Chelmsford 21 Jul 2016 T20
0c/0s, 27 Essex v Gloucs Cheltenham 17 Jul 2016 T20
0c/0s, 47, 4c/0s, 7 Essex v Gloucs Cheltenham 13 Jul 2016 FC
0c/0s Essex v Hampshire Southampton 8 Jul 2016 T20
3c/0s, 49, 1c/0s Essex v Kent Chelmsford 3 Jul 2016 FC
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

Country Fixtures Country Results
Worcs v Pakistanis at Worcester - Jul 29-30
Pakistanis 261/3d Worcs 216/4 (67.1 ov)
South Group: Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 30
Somerset 237 Sussex 83/5 (21.5/50 ov)
North Group: Durham v Yorkshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Glamorgan v Hampshire at Swansea
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Leics v Notts at Leicester
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Middlesex v Essex at Lord's
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Worcs v Lancashire at Worcester
Jul 31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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