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Full name Timothy James Boon
Born November 1, 1961, Balby, Doncaster, Yorkshire
Current age 53 years 89 days
Major teams Leicestershire, Natal, Norfolk
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Height 6 ft 0 in
Education Edlington Comprehensive
|List A span||1980-1997|
Tim Boon was a right-hand top-order batsman who was a key part of the Leicestershire side for a decade from the mid 1980s. In 1980 he toured the Caribbean as captain of England Young Cricketers (the forerunners of the Under-19 side) but he only secured a regular first-team place with Leicestershire in 1984, passing 1000 runs for the first of seven occasions. He retired after his benefit in 1995 and went into coaching. In 2006 he returned to Grace Road as the county's senior coach.
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