YEP Says: Cricket club is bigger than star

ONLY Geoffrey Boycott and Yorkshire County Cricket Club could have such a love-hate relationship that continues to polarise opinion 30 years after the opening batsman, one of the most single-minded players in the history of his sport, played his final innings.

Saturday, 5th March 2016, 7:33 am
Updated Saturday, 5th March 2016, 7:46 am
Former Yorkshire and England batsman turned cricket commentator Geoff Boycott.

The latest instalment is Boycott’s desire to become a board member of the club while the powers-that-be would prefer him to be an ambassador.

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