Stuart Boyes

George Stuart Boyes (31 March 1899 - 11 February 1973) was an English first class cricketer, born in Southampton, who played with Hampshire.

Boyes was a slow left-arm bowler with a high action, taking 1415 wickets for Hampshire. He twice took a hattrick, one of them when he took his career best figures of 9 for 57 against Somerset at Yeovil in 1938. With the bat he took 413 matches before making his maiden century, only three players in history have waited longer.

His brother Ken was a professional footballer with Southampton and Bristol Rovers, as well as a member of Hampshire's ground staff.

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