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Roy Booth      

Full name Roy Booth

Born October 1, 1926, Marsden, Yorkshire

Current age 89 years 241 days

Major teams Worcestershire, Yorkshire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 468 671 135 10138 113* 18.91 2 24 948 178
List A 14 12 2 160 55 16.00 0 1 28 2
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 468 12 3 0 - - - 1.50 - 0 0 0
List A 14 - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class span 1951 - 1970
List A span 1963 - 1970
Profile

Yorkshire-born Roy Booth was the last wicketkeeper to take 100 dismissals in a season. was born in Yorkshire, achieving the feat twice for Worcestershire - in 1960 and 1964, their first championship season - and is one of only seven keepers ever to manage it. In all Booth made 1125 first-class dismissals between 1951 and 1970, but never came close to Test selection. A batting average of 18.91 was largely responsible for that.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 91/8 (40 ov)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 376/5 (96 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 353/6 (96 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 236/8 (81 ov)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 142/9 (40 ov)
Kent v Leics at Canterbury
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds
May 29-Jun 1, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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