Om Brian Booth
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Brian Charles Booth (born 19 October 1933) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 29 Tests from 1961 to 1966. He captained Australia for two Tests during the 1965-66 Ashes series while regular captain Bob Simpson was absent due to illness and injury. Booth was a graceful right-handed middle order batsman at No. 4 or 5, and occasionally bowled right arm medium pace or off spin. He was of modest height and had an inclination to use his feet to charge spin bowlers. Booth was also a member of the Australian field hockey team that competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.