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Geoffrey Boycott is a former English test cricketer and a renowned sports commentator.

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Boycott says Pietersen was stripped from captaincy in 2009 by ECB
England Test legend Geoffrey Boycott has added a new twist in the ongoing Kevin Pietersen row by claiming that the dashing batsman was sacked in 2009 as captain over the phone by England managing director Hugh Morris.

Boycott backs Bairstow to follow Bradman's footsteps
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has backed Jonny Bairstow to follow in the footsteps of Sir Donald Bradman as a Test batsman.

Boycott tells Strauss to rise above his short bowling demons likely to be exploited by SA
Former England opening batsman Geoffrey Boycott has advised captain Andrew Strauss to work on his technique while facing short-pitched bowling, and warned him that South African fast bowlers are likely to exploit it when they play a three Test match series later this year.

Boycott pep talk helped Bell ring up the runs against the Windies
Former England cricket captain Geoffrey Boycott has T revealed how he gave a struggling Ian Bell a pep-talk prior to his classy 61 that pushed England into a winning position at Lord's against the West Indies.

Boycott to be new Yorkshire country cricket club president
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has been appointed as the new President of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, replacing former England captain Raymond Illingworth.

Geoffrey Boycott opposes yacht club expansion near 2.5m pounds home
Geoffrey Boycott has objected to the expansion of a neighbouring yacht club near his Sandbanks home.

England batsmen are 'worst' players of spin attack: Boycott
Legendary England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has described England's current batsmen as the 'worst' players of spin bowling and their performance in Abu Dhabi as 'shocking'.

Boycott 'loses three houses' following England's 72 run defeat in Abu Dhabi Test
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott had joked in his match commentary on the third day of the Abu Dhabi Test that he would sell his three houses if his side lost the match.

England must perform on subcontinent to be regarded as world's best cricket side: Boycott
Until they start hitting big scores on the subcontinent, England cannot call themselves the best team in the world, feels former captain and opener Geoffrey Boycott.

Sri Lanka 'will face uphill battle' in South Africa Test series, says Boycott
A shortage of genuine wicket-taking bowlers in the touring Sri Lankan team will mean that South Africa's batsmen will cash in during the upcoming three-Test series, former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said.

Proteas batters may cash in on poor Lankan bowling quality: Boycott
Former England opener and well known commentator Geoffrey Boycott has said that a shortage of genuine, wicket-taking bowlers among the touring Sri Lankans could South Africa's batsmen cashing in during the three-Test series.

Geoffrey Boycott facing 1m pounds legal bill after losing mansion battle in court
Geoffrey Boycott has lost the legal battle he launched against lawyers over his 2.5 million pounds mansion, and has been criticised by a High Court judge for giving "three completely different answers to the same question".

ICC inducts former Windies great Curtly Ambrose into Hall of Fame
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) on Monday inducted former West Indies fast bowler Curtly Ambrose into the Hall of Fame in London.

Ambrose, Davidson and Belinda Clark to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame today
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) today announced that former West Indian fast bowler Curtly Ambrose, former Australian fast bowlers Frederick Spofforth and Alan Davidson and former female Australian batsman Belinda Clark will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.

Four cricketers to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on Sept.12
The International Cricket Council will announce four new inductees into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, a joint initiative between the ICC and the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA), at a special media Hall of Fame Brunch on September 12 in London.

Ken Barrington inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
Former England batsman Ken Barrington was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in front of a large and appreciative international crowd during the tea interval of the scond day's play of the fourth and final Test between England and India at The Oval here on Friday.

World-renowned Brit cricket bat firm facing financial crisis
A cricket bat manufacturing company that once supplied bats to legends such as England's Geoffrey Boycott and India's Mohammad Azharuddin, has hit hard-times due to paucity of funds and poor sponsorship support.

India may not be world's No.1 Test team for long: Boycott
Former England captain and opener Geoffrey Boycott has said that India may not be world's No.1 Test team for long after losing the Lord's Test by 196 runs.

Geoffrey Boycott rubbishes ICC's all-time best XI, says its not even close
Former England captain and opener Geoffrey Boycott has rubbished the latest International Cricket Council's all time best eleven, saying that it is not even close to the best.

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