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Sunil Gavaskar bats for club cricket

The former right-handed batsman, who played 125 Tests and hit 34 centuries in the longest format of the game, also spoke about the megacity's unique cricketing culture.

Nov 12, 2018, 22:17 PM IST

Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott recovering after heart surgery

Former England test captain will miss commentating on England`s first two tests against India next month.


Jul 11, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

England great Geoffrey Boycott wants Alastair Cook to give up captaincy

India clinched the five-match series 4-0 with an innings and 75-run victory in the fifth and final cricket Test against England in Chennai. 

Dec 22, 2016, 03:09 AM IST

No place for Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar in THIS England legend's Dream XI

Back in 2011, when Boycott was picking his team taunted ICC Dream XI which had three Indian batsmen – Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and Sachin Tendulkar.

Dec 16, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

BCCI doesn't need Pakistan: Geoffrey Boycott

The official announcement regarding the Indo-Pak series may be made on November 27.

Nov 24, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

3rd Ashes Test: Australia's batting collapse on 2nd day pathetic, says Geoffrey Boycott

England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has said Australia’s batting collapse on the second day of the third Ashes Test was both "pathetic" and "embarrassing".

Jul 31, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Last ring for Ian Bell in third Test, feels Geoffrey Boycott

 England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott believes it could be the end of senior batsman Ian Bell's career if the right-hander does not deliver in the third Ashes Test starting here from July 29.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

Alastair Cook becomes first batsman to get out in 90s three times at Lord's

England skipper Alastair Cook on Saturday created a dubious record for getting out most times in the nervous nineties at the Lord's. He was bowled by Mitchell Marsh at 96, in response to Australia's first Innings total of 566 runs in the second Ashes Test.

Jul 18, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Geoffrey Boycott believes Australia stand `no chance of victory` in first Ashes Test

Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has dismissed any prospect of Australia winning the first Ashes Test after the hosts posted an imposing 412-run target at stumps on day three in Cardiff.

Jul 11, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Bangladesh can play well anywhere in the world: Mashrafe Mortaza

Bangladesh are tigers not only in their home turf, they have the skills and temperament to do well in any corner of the world, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza believes.

Jun 25, 2015, 13:34 PM IST

Ravi Shastri the right man to manage Team India, feels Geoffrey Boycott

Legendary England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has hailed BCCI's decision to persist with Ravi Shastri as Indian cricket team's director and said that at the highest level an international side needs a manager and not a coach.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:55 PM IST

'Aggressive' Virat Kohli should harness his passion, emotion: Geoffrey Boycott

England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has come up with a handful of advice for India's new full-time Test captain Virat Kohli saying the aggressive batsman has to find his own way to get his players' support and try to harness his passion and emotion.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Geoffrey Boycott slams `shambolic` England

Geoffrey Boycott said Tuesday the way in which English cricket had been run lately amounted to a "shambles" ahead of this week`s first Test against New Zealand.

May 20, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

Eeverything will stay same even if Andrew Strauss is made ECB director of cricket: Geoffrey Boycott

Former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has expressed apprehensions over Andrew Strauss being shortlisted for the post of ECB's new director of cricket, warning that 'everything will stay the same' and there will be no revival of England's cricket fortunes.

May 05, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott criticise England's openers

Former England batsmen Michael Vaughan and Geoff Boycott criticised openers Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook after the West Indies got them both out early in the first cricket Test here.

Apr 14, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2015: Eoin Morgan is deluded, says Geoffrey Boycott

Former England captain Sir Geoffrey Boycott on Saturday slammed ODI skipper Eoin Morgan for his comments post his team's premature exit from the ICC World Cup 2015.

Mar 14, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

India doing well as it is batsman's World Cup: Geoffrey Boycott

Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said that the Indian cricket team is doing well because so far it has been a "batsman's World Cup" and they will continue to be a "big threat" when batting first.

Mar 05, 2015, 22:50 PM IST

Boycott wants selectors to be fair to `sacked` Pietersen amidst England recall rumours

Legendary cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has said that England selectors should be fair to sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen amidst rumours surrounding his possible team return to the national side.

Mar 03, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2015: Geoffrey Boycott rips into feeble England, again

England are not as good as they think they are and have a lot of hard work to do to even qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals, former opening batsman Geoffrey Boycott said on Friday.

Feb 20, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

World Cup 2015: 'Shining light' James Taylor proving doubters wrong

If there was one thing pretty much the whole cricketing community agreed upon on the first weekend of the World Cup, it was that James Taylor deserved better than to be robbed of a century by a dodgy umpiring decision.

Feb 18, 2015, 11:08 AM IST