Breaking News – Geoff Boycott recovering at home after quadruple heart bypass

Geoffrey Boycott has undergone ‘successful’ quadruple open heart by-pass surgery and is now recovering at home in Yorkshire The England cricketing legend underwent the procedure in Leeds on June 27 and spent 10 days in the cardiac critical care unit before being allowed home Boycott, 77, who fought a successful battle against cancer 16 years ago, now hopes to be back in his role as a summariser for BBC’s Test Match Special in time for England’s third Test against India at Trent Bridge next month Boycott's daughter Emma posted an update of the situation on Twitter She wrote: 'My father, Geoffrey Boycott, had quadruple bypass open heart surgery on Wednesday June 27 'He spent 10 days in hospital in Leeds, with most of that time in the Cardiac Critical Care unit 'The surgeon says the operation was a success and has now allowed him home to recover from the invasive surgery This will take some time so he will not be commentating at the start of the England vs India Test series but hopes to be back at work for the third Test at Nottingham ' The well wishes have come flooding in for the popular broadcaster since news of his ill health broke Former England captain and now BBC colleague Michael Vaughan wrote: 'Digin Geoffrey we'll miss you lots

' It seems the Yorkshireman is already making great strides in his recover and has been active on social media In his inimitable style, Boycott responded to well-wishers with some upbeat responses, though Emma was doing the typing as he rests up His close friend and BBC TMS presenter Jonathan Agnew confirmed Boycott's spirits are high and joked that it would be his colleague's wife Rachael, who would be suffering as his nurse Agnew wrote: 'I went to visit the old so and so this morning and can confirm that he’s in rude health and will probably outlive all of us 'My sympathy lies with Rachael, who has to nurse him! (Great to see you looking so well, Fiery Treat this convalescence like one of your inningsSLOW' Boycott quipped that Agnew had the audacity to 'take the mickey' when he dropped in to see his old friend

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