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Roy Booth      

Full name Roy Booth

Born October 1, 1926, Marsden, Yorkshire

Current age 88 years 235 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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