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1 The Test Career of Geoffrey Boycott [2]
This second quiz in the series follows Boycott's England fortunes through the mid-1970s, and includes anecdotes as well as facts and figures. I won't wish you good luck, because it's playing ability that counts!
10 Q
Jul 06 12
108 plays
2 The Test Career of Geoffrey Boycott [1]
Here are ten questions covering Boycott's earlier Test career from 1964 to 1971. In the spirit of the man himself, you are recommended to take your time and play every question on its merits.
10 Q
Jun 06 12
120 plays
3 The Test Career of Geoffrey Boycott [3]
Boycott's swan song - some highlights from his later England career, with a few statistics at the end for good measure.
10 Q
Aug 17 12
93 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Geoffrey Boycott, the 23-year-old miner's son from Fitzwilliam, made his England debut in 1964 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Who were the opposition?
* Who was Boycott's Test captain on his first two full overseas tours for England?
* Which swashbuckling, 17-stone Durham-born Northamptonshire player put on an exhilarating 132 with Boycott for the second wicket against Australia at Lord's, North London, in the summer of 1968?
* What was Boycott's highest score in his very successful Ashes series of 1970-71?
* In the First Test against India at Headingley, Leeds, in 1967 Boycott scored 246 not out - his highest Test score. What happened to him before the Second Test started at Lord's?

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