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Made by Hunts County, with pen inscription on the reverse 'Used by me to score by 99th century in First Class Cricket at Edgbaston Yorkshire v Warwickshire 6th & 8th Aug 1977 Geoff Boycott' (signed), and 'Used by me on 11th Aug 1977 at Headingley, Leeds England v Australia when I scored my 100th century. Eventually I was out for 191 with this bat Geoff Boycott' (signed), although not inscribed this bat was also used to score GB's 98th century, which came in the 3rd Test against Australia at Trent Bridge. GB scored 107 and 80 not out.
85 cm. long

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Autobiography, p.181).

For footage of the 100th 100 shot and a video by Yorkshire Cricket visit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbgcv4ZTUQM" label-more="Read more" label-less="Read less" html-preview="true"> GB's 100th first class century was achieved with this bat on 11th August 1977, against Australia at Leeds. He was the 18th player to complete his 100th hundred and the only player to do so in a Test match. He calls it "my finest century for many reasons. I may have played better and more importantly but this was the most magical moment of my life... I was conscious that I was sharing something important with the people of Yorkshire" (Autobiography, p.181).

For footage of the 100th 100 shot and a video by Yorkshire Cricket visit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbgcv4ZTUQM

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