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James Foster

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Full Name: James Savin Foster
Born: April 15 1980 , Whipps Cross, Leytonstone
County: Essex
Other teams: England, England A, England Lions
Test debut: India v England, Mohali, Dec 3-6 2001
ODI debut: Zimbabwe v England, Harare, Oct 3 2001
T20 debut: England v Netherlands, Lord's, Jun 5 2009
Batting Style: Right-hand bat


Foster is a talented wicketkeeper-batsman who has impressed many observers with his performances for Essex.The Durham University graduate’s early promise was rewarded with an England A call-up for the tour to the West Indies in 2000/01 after only four first-class appearances for his county.And he made his one-day international debut during the third game against Zimbabwe at Harare in 2001, claiming two stumpings as England won by five wickets.He also made his five-day bow that winter at Mohali in the first Test with India, but managed only five runs in two innings as the tourists lost by 10...

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