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India vs England: Visitors guilty of thinking too far ahead, have gone wrong with rotation policy, says Ian Bell
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India vs England: Visitors guilty of thinking too far ahead, have gone wrong with rotation policy, says Ian Bell

England fell to an embarrassing 10-wicket defeat in the third Test against India to go down 1-2 in the four-match series, while also getting knocked out of contention from the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final in June.

India vs England: 'You should be ashamed of what you've done to Jonny Bairstow,' Geoffrey Boycott tells selectors
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India vs England: 'You should be ashamed of what you've done to Jonny Bairstow,' Geoffrey Boycott tells selectors

Bairstow, who is a wicketkeeper-batsman, played the two Tests in Sri Lanka as a specialist batsman before being sent home as part of England's workload management for their players.

Joe Root has potential to surpass Sachin Tendulkar as all-time run scorer in Tests, says Geoffrey Boycott
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Joe Root has potential to surpass Sachin Tendulkar as all-time run scorer in Tests, says Geoffrey Boycott

Root, 30, amassed 426 runs in four innings at an average of 106.50 including two centuries with a high score of 228 in the just-concluded 2-0 series sweep over Sri Lanka.

Theresa May attracts criticism from domestic abuse charities for awarding knighthood to Geoffrey Boycott
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Theresa May attracts criticism from domestic abuse charities for awarding knighthood to Geoffrey Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott was convicted in France in 1998 of hitting his ex-girlfriend; he maintains his innocence and said he couldn’t give a toss about the criticism.

Andrew Strauss, Geoffrey Boycott bestowed knighthood in former British PM Theresa May's resignation honours list
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Andrew Strauss, Geoffrey Boycott bestowed knighthood in former British PM Theresa May's resignation honours list

England cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been given knighthoods by Theresa May in her resignation honours list.

Ashes 2019: Geoffrey Boycott criticses England's 'batting without brains' after their poor show on Day 2 of Leeds Test
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Ashes 2019: Geoffrey Boycott criticses England's 'batting without brains' after their poor show on Day 2 of Leeds Test

Boycott said, 'If England had batted all day they would have a lead of 100. So, what did England do? They batted without any brains and threw away the Ashes.'

Jason Holder becomes first West Indies all-rounder since Garfield Sobers to top ICC rankings after heroics against England
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Jason Holder becomes first West Indies all-rounder since Garfield Sobers to top ICC rankings after heroics against England

Jason Holder has become the first West Indian since cricket great Garfield Sobers to be named as the world's leading all-rounder following his superb display against England in Barbados.

India vs England: 'Naive, irresponsible and brainless', Geoffrey Boycott tears into struggling visitors' batsmen after Lord's debacle
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India vs England: 'Naive, irresponsible and brainless', Geoffrey Boycott tears into struggling visitors' batsmen after Lord's debacle

Former England opener Geoffrey Boycott was scathing in his criticism of the Indian team, terming the visitors' batting performance "naive, irresponsible and bordering on stupidity".

Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott undergoes heart bypass surgery, to miss commentary stint at start of India-England Tests
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Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott undergoes heart bypass surgery, to miss commentary stint at start of India-England Tests

Former England batsman and popular broadcaster Geoffrey Boycott is recovering after a quadruple heart bypass surgery, his family announced on Tuesday.

Highlights cricket score and updates, Ashes 2017, Australia vs England, 4th Test, 5th day in Melbourne
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Highlights cricket score and updates, Ashes 2017, Australia vs England, 4th Test, 5th day in Melbourne

Catch all the live updates of the day five of the Boxing Day Test between England and Australia. Steve Smith's men lead the Ashes 3-0

India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara becomes only third Indian to bat on all five days of a Test match
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India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara becomes only third Indian to bat on all five days of a Test match

India's middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara today achieved a rare feat, becoming only the third Indian and ninth overall to bat across five days in a Test match.

Ashes 2017: England captain Joe Root says it was 'extreme' of David Warner to label series as 'war'
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Ashes 2017: England captain Joe Root says it was 'extreme' of David Warner to label series as 'war'

England captain Joe Root said Friday that it was "extreme" of Australia adversary David Warner to compare the upcoming Ashes series to "war".

Muppets! Geoffrey Boycott falls victim to elaborate prank by co-commentator Jonathan Agnew
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Muppets! Geoffrey Boycott falls victim to elaborate prank by co-commentator Jonathan Agnew

The elaborately planned "wind up" began with Jonathan Agnew reading out a doctored press release from the ICC to Geoff Boycott.

Kohli's got a racing heart but he shouldn't let his passion and emotion boil over, says Boycott
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Kohli's got a racing heart but he shouldn't let his passion and emotion boil over, says 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.

Boycott criticism falls on deaf ears in England team, says struggling Morgan
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Boycott criticism falls on deaf ears in England team, says struggling Morgan

Boycott believes England’s one-day captain is not good enough against the world’s best bowlers.

Sad my knighthood got blocked for allegedly punching girlfriend, says Boycott
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Sad my knighthood got blocked for allegedly punching girlfriend, says Boycott

The Telegraph reported MPs including the Home Secretary, Theresa May, had supported to honour Boycott until the move was halted by the Cabinet Office owing to his 18-year-old conviction.

Phil Hughes' demise is a tragedy but cricket is still a safe game
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Phil Hughes' demise is a tragedy but cricket is still a safe game

As long as there is cricket, bowlers, helmets and bouncers will be around.

Indian batsmen were like lambs to the slaughter: Geoffrey Boycott
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Indian batsmen were like lambs to the slaughter: Geoffrey Boycott

Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has slammed the Indian team for their pathetic display with both bat and ball in the humiliating 1-3 Test series loss to England and said the batsmen were like "lambs to the slaughter".

England's frailties against short deliveries not acceptable, says Boycott
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England's frailties against short deliveries not acceptable, says Boycott

Boycott wondered that if the English batsmen struggle while playing the short-pitched deliveries sent by the Indian bowlers, how would they face Australian tearaway Mitchell Johnson in the Ashes next year.

Boycott, Botham laud England after win against India in third test
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Boycott, Botham laud England after win against India in third test

Former captains Geoffrey Boycott and Ian Botham lavished praise on the England cricket team for their series-equalising win in the third Test against India.