Geoffrey Boycott
Cricket  /  Published 29.03.22

For Captain Root, the worst of times

In 2021, he was prolific. In 15 Tests, he scored 1708 runs with six centuries. A couple of them were double centuries. In his 100th Test, at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, in February 2021, h...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 11.08.21

Trust your defence, Joe Root tells batsmen

England captain Joe Root agrees that the batsmen need to be defensively stronger in Tests, which Geoffrey Boycott pointed out in his column for The Daily Telegraph. Boycott had lashed out at the Engl...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 27.01.21

Boycott sees Joe as topper

Geoffrey Boycott believes England captain Joe Root has the potential and talent to surpass Indian great Sachin Tendulkar as the all-time run scorer in Test cricket. Root is currently the fourth-highe...
By PTI in London

Sports  /  Published 19.11.20

New life for Geoffrey Boycott’s treasures

England legend Sir Geoffrey Boycott expressed gratitude to his fans after Tuesday’s “historic” online Christie’s auction here of his cricketing memorabilia fetched a remarkable...
By Amit Roy in London

Sports  /  Published 15.11.20

Boycott tells it like it is

England legend Sir Geoffrey Boycott, who is selling part of his cricketing memorabilia through a Christie’s online auction in London, has made a startling admission in an exclusive interview wit...
By Amit Roy in London


India  /  Published 01.11.20

Gavaskar's cap, Holding's shirt up for grabs

A cap worn by Sunil Gavaskar on India's 1971 tour of England, a signed coaching kit donated by Ravi Shastri are among the cricketing memorabilia that are up for grabs at two of Christie's ongo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.20

End of an era

Sir — The coronavirus pandemic has hastened the end of an era. Many personalities have had to end their careers earlier than they would have had it not been for the virus. The latest prey is Sir Geo...
By The Telegraph

Sports  /  Published 06.06.20

Virus too much for Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott is stepping down as a regular cricket commentator on BBC Radio’s Test Match Special after a 14-year run because the former England opener feels that at the age of 79, having survive...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 16.11.18

Madam, don’t forget Botham

By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

We need more dissent, says Romila Thapar

The historian, Romila Thapar, made some sharp observations on MK Gandhi’s relevance to modern times at an academic gathering at Cambridge University last week. She acknowledged that people today can...
By Amit Roy


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