Name: Tip Foster
Date of birth: 16/04/1878
International Team: N/A
Domestic Team: N/A
Bowling Style: Unknown
Batting Style: Right-hand
-Test Debut v Australia at Sydney - December, 1903
- Foster is the only man to have captained England at both Football and Cricket.
- Foster made 287 on his test debut, still a record for a debutant, against Australia in 1903.
- He only played one full season of county cricket, and made 2128 runs at 50.66. It also earned him Wisden Cricketer of the Year honours.
- His test career was cut short, firstly due to business commitments, and later diabetes which claimed his life in 1914, aged just 36.
International Career Overview
|Career Span:||1903-1907||Innings Bowled:||0|
|Highest Score:||287||Best bowling in Innings:||N/A|