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newscricket19 days ago

IND vs ENG | England batsmen need to work on their weakness before Ashes, asserts Geoffrey Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott has stated that the English batsmen need to work on their weakness the Ashes series later this year in Australia. He added that the likes of Pat Cummins and Josh Hazlewood will be looking to exploit the weaknesses of the batters from their observation of the ongoing series.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | No one should tell Siraj to curb anything, let him flourish, suggests Geoffrey Boycott

Former English opener Geoffrey Boycott has suggested that the young Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj should be allowed to be himself so that he grows in his natural way and shouldn't be curbed. He also added that it was wonderful to see the Indian players rallying around each other at Lord's.
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newscricketa month ago

ENG vs IND | ‘If you are stupid, you don’t deserve to win’ - Geoffrey Boycott slams England after Lord’s defeat

After England’s 151-run defeat on the final day of the second Test at Lord’s, former English cricketer Geoffrey Boycott slammed the hosts for not relying on basics. He also added that there has to be an improvement from the top three of England, instead of relying on Root everytime.
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newscricket7 months ago

Bet no player will leave IPL because they miss their wife, girlfriend or kids, opines Geoffrey Boycott

Former English opener Geoffrey Boycott is known for wearing his heart on his sleeves and he had no hesitations in calling out the English players as he reckoned that no one will leave IPL for their family as they did recently. He also said that players should be docked money for going back home. 
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs ENG | England’s treatment of Bairstow is shameful; he should be second-choice keeper, claims Geoff Boycott

Sir Geoff Boycott expressed displeasure over England’s treatment of Jonny Bairstow and believes that he, and not Ben Foakes, should be keeping wickets in the second Test in Chennai. Boycott feels England ‘forcefully’ rested Bairstow and termed their treatment of the Yorkshireman as ‘shameful’.
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newscricket8 months ago

Joe Root can play 200 Tests and outscore Sachin Tendulkar, reckons Geoffrey Boycott

Legendary English batsman Geoffrey Boycott believes that Joe Root has the chance to not only eclipse the record of Sir Alastair Cook, but potentially play 200 Tests and outscore Sachin Tendulkar. Root, in Galle, surpassed Boycott’s run tally in Tests to become the country’s 4th highest run-getter.
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newscricketa year ago

Boycott should not talk about power, he scored slower than many female cricketers, slams Lisa Sthalekar

Former Aussie women’s cricketer Lisa Sthalekar has slammed Sir Geoffrey Boycott for putting down Women’s cricket and suggesting that only Men who have played Test cricket can give expert opinion on the format. Sthalekar suggested that it was time for Boycott to step away from the game.
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featurecricketa year ago

Five players who never hit a six in their ODI careers

ODI cricket was always considered the flashier format of cricket before T20 was invented, with sixes flying across all parts of the ground, with batsmen like Chris Gayle and MS Dhoni putting balls beyond the ground. But on the contrary, there are also batsmen who never hit a six.
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newscricket2 years ago

Andrew Strauss and Geoffrey Boycott knighted by outgoing PM Theresa May

English cricketing legends Andrew Strauss and Geoffrey Boycott received their long awaited knighthood after they were nominated by Theresa May when she tendered her resignation. Strauss is one of England’s most successful captains in history whereas Boycott was a personal favourite of the former PM.
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newscricket2 years ago

Ashes 2019 | Joe Root lacks any feel for captaincy, feels Geoffery Boycott

Former English cricketer Geoffery Boycott believes that leadership is not a trait that comes naturally to Joe Root and that his position as captain must be reconsidered. He also slammed Root for some of the decisions in the fourth Test while also criticizing him for the team's lack of intensity.
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