|Other names T-bone|
Name Tim Boon
Height 1.83 m
|Born November 1, 1961Balby, Doncaster, Yorkshire|
Education Edlington Comprehensive
Occupation Major Teams: Leicestershire, Natal, Norfolk
Tim Boon - England Under-19s could have won World Cup
Timothy James Boon (born 1 November 1961 in Balby, Doncaster, Yorkshire) is a former English cricketer who used to be the coach of Leicestershire.
Boon had a successful playing career predominantly with Leicestershire. However he started his young playing career with his local club Warmsworth CC. He played his first game in 1980 and his last in 1995 and passed 1000 runs seven times. He had a spell with KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, and later played for Norfolk.
In recent years Boon has made more of an impression as a coach. He was named the England U-19 coach in 1999. Later Boon was given the job of England's video analyst and was instrumental in helping England win the 2005 Ashes series.
Boon was offered the job of Leicestershire coach in 2006 as a successor to James Whitaker.
Boon is a possible successor for Bob Woolmer as Pakistan coach and has also been linked with the India job.
Boon then left Leicestershire for a job as coach of the England Under 19 Cricket Team.