A leading ECB executive made a highly disparaging comment on social media on Tuesday about top pundit Geoffrey Boycott's views from the Ashes Test in Adelaide.

Clare Connor, director of England women's cricket and a former England captain, listening to BBC's Test Match Special, didn't mince her words when she tweeted: 'God, the arrogant, all-knowing opinions of Boycott are bordering on unbearable this morning.'

The post was later deleted by Connor — whose partner is ECB technical director Andy Flower — after it was pointed out to the ruling body what she had said about Boycott when TMS are the ECB's long-time radio rights holders.

An ECB spokesman said that in hindsight Clare felt that her tweet had been an error and made in haste.
Boycott had been his usual highly opinionated self on TMS, reminding the England batsmen to dig in and preserve their wickets like he used to do.
And he hadn't been patronising in the least when sharing the mic with Alison Mitchell.

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