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December 18, 2018
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Geoffrey Boycott (Former England cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

Geoffrey Boycott (Former English Cricketer)

Born on 21 October 1940 in Fitzwilliam, a small village in West Yorkshire, Geoffrey Boycott is a former English opening batsman and a cricket commentator. Geoffrey started playing cricket at a very young age and went on to be recognised as England’s most successful opening batsmen.

Geoffrey Boycott
Nickname: NA
Profession: Former cricketer and commentator
Autobiography: Boycott: The Autobiography
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5 ft 10 in
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Personal Life
Date of Birth: 21 October 1940
Age (as on 2018): 78 years
Birth Place: Fitzwilliam, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Nationality: English
School: Fitzwilliam Primary School; Kinsley Secondary Modern School  and Hemsworth Grammar School
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Father: Thomas Wilfred Boycott
Mother: Jane
Sister: NA
Brother: Two (Geoff was the eldest)
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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 04 June 1964 vs Australia
ODI: 05 January 1971 vs Australia
T20: NA
Jersey Number: NA
Domestic/State Team: Yorkshire, Northern Transvaal
Nature on the field: NA
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Favourite sports Commentator: NA
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife/Spouse: Margaret Rachel Swinglehurst
Marriage Date: 2003
Children’s: Emma -daughter

Awards and recognitions

  • Walter Lawrence Trophy winner in 1970.
  • Wisden Cricketer of the Year, 1965


  • He has been in many controversies due to his outspoken and controversial cricket commentary
  • He never leaves an opportunity to criticise modern player’s techniques

Lesser Known Facts

  • G Boycott is regarded as England’s most successful opening batsmen
  • At 17, Boycott left the school as he no longer wished to be a financial strain for his parents
  • Boycott elected to make himself unavailable for England during 1974 and 1977 stating that he has lost appetite for test cricket.
  • In 1999, Boycott was charged with assault by Margaret Moore, a former lover.
  • In 2002, Boycott was diagnosed with four cancerous tumours in his throat

Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

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