Stephen Booth (cricketer)

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Stephen Booth
Personal information
Full name Stephen Charles Booth
Born (1963-10-30) 30 October 1963 (age 53)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Domestic team information
Years Team
1983–1985 Somerset
First-class debut 27 July 1983 Somerset v Northamptonshire
Last First-class 24 July 1985 Somerset v Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 33
Runs scored 202
Batting average 10.63
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 42
Balls bowled 6,512
Wickets 87
Bowling average 36.31
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 4/26
Catches/stumpings 33/–
Source: CricketArchive, 12 June 2014

Stephen Charles Booth (born 30 October 1963 in Leeds, England) was a first-class cricketer who played for Somerset County Cricket Club from 1983 to 1985.

Born at Cross Gates in Leeds, Booth attended Boston Spa Comprehensive School and made his debut as a right-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler in a Somerset side boasting such talents as Joel Garner and Viv Richards.

In 33 first-class matches he took 87 wickets, with a best of 4/26, at an average of 36.31. He scored 202 runs, with a highest score of 42, at 10.63.

Peter Roebuck nicknamed him 'Heathcliff' in his published diary of a county season.