GEOFF BOYCOTT

  • Helmets have made batsmen feel too safe, says Geoff Boycott November 27, 2014

    London: Helmets have given a false sense of security to batsmen, who no longer have the necessary technique to deal with fast bowling, according to former England opener Geoff Boycott. The death of Australian Phillip Hughes on Thursday after being struck on the head by a short-pitched delivery has fuelled debate...
  • Boycott says outofform Cook could quit as captain June 24, 2014

    Former England great Geoff Boycott says the "nightmare of Australia is not over" and believes captain Alastair Cook's poor batting form is a "recipe for resignation". The home team, chasing 350 to win, were reduced to 57 for 5 on the penultimate day of the second and final Test on Monday...
  • Boycott tips India as favourites for England ODIs January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: India might have lost the recent ODIs against Pakistan but former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels that the hosts still stand a better chance of winning the fivematch series against England, starting in Rajkot on January 11. "...it's about 6040 in India's favour, I would say, in this series...