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James Hildreth      

Full name James Charles Hildreth

Born September 9, 1984, Milton Keynes

Current age 36 years 46 days

Major teams England Lions, Somerset, Somerset Cricket Board

Nickname Hildy, Hildz

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Millfield School, Glastonbury

James Charles Hildreth
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 267 440 31 17282 303* 42.25 46 77 233 0
List A 212 199 36 5781 159 35.46 7 27 79 0
T20s 196 183 32 3694 107* 24.46 2973 124.25 1 16 336 79 72 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 267 576 492 6 2/39 82.00 5.12 96.0 0 0 0
List A 212 150 185 6 2/26 2/26 30.83 7.40 25.0 0 0 0
T20s 196 12 169 247 10 3/24 3/24 24.70 8.76 16.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Derbyshire at Taunton, Sep 10-13, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Gloucestershire at Taunton, Aug 22-25, 2020 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Hampshire v Somerset at Lord's, May 25, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Somerset v Birmingham Bears at Taunton, Sep 4, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25 Somerset v Bears Taunton 4 Sep 2020 T20
26 Somerset v Worcs Birmingham 3 Sep 2020 T20
34* Somerset v Glamorgan Taunton 1 Sep 2020 T20
34 Somerset v Northants Northampton 30 Aug 2020 T20
13 Somerset v Gloucs Taunton 22 Aug 2020 FC
1 Somerset v Warwickshire Birmingham 15 Aug 2020 FC
32, 17 Somerset v Northants Northampton 8 Aug 2020 FC
16, 45 Somerset v Glamorgan Taunton 1 Aug 2020 FC
32 Somerset v Essex Taunton 23 Sep 2019 FC
2, 0 Somerset v Hampshire Southampton 16 Sep 2019 FC
Profile

Justin Langer, who became James Hildreth's captain at Somerset, rated him quite early in his career as "an extraordinary talent" and toughened Australian cricketers of Langer's ilk don't throw around such comments without good reason. But somehow Hildreth's talent has never blossomed into England caps in any format, leaving him as arguably the most talented county batsman of his era never to have won international honours.

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Sep 23, 2019

James Hildreth clips into the leg side, Somerset v Essex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, September 23, 2019

James Hildreth clips into the leg side

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May 25, 2019

James Hildreth celebrates after hitting the winning runs, Somerset v Hampshire, Royal London Cup final, Lord's, May 25, 2019

James Hildreth celebrates after hitting the winning runs

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May 7, 2019

James Hildreth drives through the off side, Somerset v Surrey, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, May 7, 2019

James Hildreth drives through the off side

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2003
NBC Denis Compton Award 2004
NBC Denis Compton Award 2005