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Boycott elected Yorkshire county president


March 26th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has been elected president of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club by an overwhelming majority.The club said after the election at the ... Read more...

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Court heard in disbelief Majeed’s series of boasts


October 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) The cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is at the centre of spot-fixing allegations, came up with a series of boasts to the undercover journalist who ... Read more...

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We are not surprising ourselves, asserts Pietersen (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who hit a brilliant 175 at The Oval in the first innings against India, feels the team is not surprised with ... Read more...

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The wheel has turned in England’s favour: Pietersen


August 20th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who hit a brilliant 175 at The Oval in the first innings against India, feels great to be part of a ... Read more...

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India’s defeat has deepened Test cricket’s crisis: Boycott


August 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott believes India's defeat by the English team has deepened the crisis in Test cricket.England dislodged India from the World No.1 ranking ... Read more...

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India look a pale shadow of an average team: Boycott


August 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said the Indian cricket team in the ongoing series against England has looked like a pale shadow of an average ... Read more...

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India played like Bangladesh, says Boycott


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott says India played like Bangladesh in parts of the second cricket Test at Trent Bridge and has predicted another England victory ... Read more...

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England’s superior bowling will win them series: Boycott


July 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Geoffrey Boycott feels India and England are at par in the batting department but says the hosts' superior bowling attack will take them to ... Read more...

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ICC’s All-time Dream Test team a joke: Alec Stewart


July 19th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) The Alltime Dream Test XI of the International Cricket Council (ICC), chosen through an online poll, has drawn flak from experts with former England wicketkeeper ... Read more...

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‘Ishant could be India’s answer to Tremlett in England series’


July 10th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India's bowling coach Eric Simmons feels the tall and lanky Ishant Sharma could be a perfect answer to England fast bowler Chris Tremlett in the ... Read more...

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Indians will find me the hardest to face: Tremlett


June 24th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) England fast bowler Chris Tremlett feels that the Indians will find him the hardest to tackle in the cricket Test series starting next month.The 6-feet 8-inch ... Read more...

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Boycott asks world cricket to unite against India on UDRS


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels it is time that all countries supported the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) for its use in Tests and did ... Read more...

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Tremlett could pose problems for Indian batsman: Boycott


June 21st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels that fast bowler Chris Tremlett has the ability to trouble the Indian batsman during the forthcoming Test series at home.Boycott ... Read more...

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Sangakkara to deliver MCC Spirit of Cricket lecture at Lord’s


May 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has been chosen to deliver the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's July 4.Sangakkara is the ... Read more...

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After new captains, Boycott calls for new faces in England team


May 6th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott Friday welcomed the decision of appointing separate captains for the national side in different forms of the game and wanted the ... Read more...

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Mental health charities furious with Boycott for comments on Yardy’s depression


March 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): England batting legend Geoffrey Boycott has angered mental health charities after he claimed that depressed cricketer Michael Yardy quit the World Cup because he wasn't good enough.England all-rounder ... Read more...

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Selectors responsible for Australia’s downfall: Boycott


January 6th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australia are on the verge losing the home Ashes for the first time in 24 years and blame for the team's debacle should go to the selectors, feels ... Read more...

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England’s supremacy can last for years, says Boycott


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2(ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott believes that the Andrew Strauss-led England team's supremacy in Test cricket can last for years.Boycott's comment comes after England took an unassailable 2-1 ... Read more...

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Ex-England opener Boycott to make a million pounds from seaside home


December 31st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott is to make over a million pound profit from a seaside home he bought with his former lover after a dispute over her ... Read more...

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Johnson has potential of becoming Australia’s Andrew Flintoff: Geoff Boycott


December 20th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott believes Mitchell Johnson has the ability to be Australia's version of Andrew Flintoff after his man-of-the-match display in the third Ashes Test in ... Read more...

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Boycott urges England team to ‘kibosh Australia’ and retain Ashes in Perth


December 15th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15(ANI): The Andrew Strauss-led England team must play to win, not draw, the third Test of the Ashes series against Australia, according to former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.England currently leads ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing charges cost Aamer Yorkshire deal


September 11th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) The spot-fixing allegation has cost tainted Pakistani pacer Mohammad Aamer a 100,000 pounds deal with the Yorkshire county. Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon said Saturday that Aamer was ... Read more...

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PCB needs to act tough to curb fixing: Boycott


September 6th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott Monday said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should act strongly on the spot-fixing allegations involving Salman Butt, Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif and ... Read more...

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England can kiss Ashes goodbye if they don’t tighten technique: Boycott


August 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.24 (ANI): Former opener Geoffrey Boycott has said England can kiss the Ashes Down Under goodbye if they continue to put up a batting performance like they did against Pakistan at ... Read more...

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Four options for England if Cook is out of squad


August 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Hampshire opener Michael Carberry, who has scored six championship centuries this year and is averaging almost 60, thinks he can be in the England squad only if Alastair ... Read more...

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‘Entertainer’ Afridi best bowling all-rounder in one-day cricket at present : Boycott


February 24th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): Former England great Geoffrey Boycott has described swashbuckling Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi as the best bowling all-rounder in one-day cricket at present."Afridi is fantastic, I love watching him ... Read more...

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Boycott worried over ‘overkill’ of T20 by cricket boards


February 24th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): Describing Twenty-20 cricket as an exciting form of the game, former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has however warned that an excess of the slam bang version could have catastrophic ... Read more...

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Political interference from ‘illiterates’ behind Pak cricket’s sorry state: Boycott


February 24th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): The prime reason behind the sorry state of Pakistan cricket is that there are several cricket illiterate politicians who are at the helm of things, former England great Geoffrey ... Read more...

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Left-arm quick Aamer must get closer to stumps to be lethal: Boycott


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.22 (ANI): Describing the teenage Pakistani pace sensation Mohammed Amer as a talented fast bowler, former England great Geoffrey Boycott has advised him to get closer to the stumps to enhance ... Read more...

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A blot on Kotla’s rich cricket heritage


December 28th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A day after the One-day international between India and Sri Lanka was abandoned due to a pitch dangerous to bat on, Ferozeshah Kotla looked a ... Read more...

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Imran Khan to deliver prestigious Cowdrey ‘Spirit of Cricket’ lecture in 2010


December 16th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 16 (ANI) : Former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan would be delivering the tenth MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord's next year, thus joining the elite group of ... Read more...

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BBC apologises after Boycott uses F-word


November 30th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation has apologised to radio listeners after cricket commentator and former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott used the F-word off air. Boycott was overheard shouting "F***ing ... Read more...

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BBC apologises for Boycott’s “f****** t*****” radio rant


November 30th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): The BBC has apologised to radio listeners for a foul-mouthed outburst by ex-England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott during its cricket coverage.The outspoken 69-year-old commentator was overheard to say ... Read more...

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Even my mom could score runs on Pak pitches: Boycott


November 4th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.4 (ANI): Legendry former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has urged the Pakistan cricket authorities to prepare more bowler friendly tracks so that batsmen get a feel of international conditions and do ... Read more...

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Afridi best bowling all-rounder in one-day cricket currently: Boycott


October 31st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.31 (ANI): Former English opening batsman, Geoffrey Boycott, one of the all time greats, has called flamboyant Pakistan all rounder Shahid Afridi the best bowling all rounder in the world playing ... Read more...

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