Hindustan Times – Former England cricket team captain Geoffrey Boycott has undergone a quadruple open heart bypass surgery last month in Leeds, and is currently recovering, his family has announced.

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  • Former England cricket team captain Geoffrey Boycott has undergone a quadruple open heart bypass surgery last month in Leeds, and is currently recovering, his family has announced.
  • Boycott’s daughter Emma made the announcement on her father’s official Twitter account that he had undergone a surgery on June 27 in Leeds and remained in the Cardiac Critical Care Unit for 10 days.
  • READ | Pakistan’s Ahmed Shehzad provisionally suspended over failed dope testThe family hopes that Boycott would be able to return to commentate for the BBC Test Match Special with the third Test between India and England, which begins on August 18 at Trent Bridge.
  • This will take some time so he will not be commentating at the start of the England v India Test match series but hopes to be back at work for the 3rd Test match at Nottingham.”
  • READ | No outside players in Tamil Nadu Premier League: Supreme CourtThe 77-year-old former cricketer played 108 Tests for England from 1964-1982, scoring 8,114 runs at 47.72.


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