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by John Pennington & Farokh Engineer Wednesday 6 August 2014
Offensive language is exchanged between players almost as a matter of course these days, but Lycamobile ambassador Farokh Engineer looks back to a time when 'sledging' was much more harmless.
Although James Anderson was recently cleared of a breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, it is now common knowledge that he had insulted Ravindra Jadeja during the first Test at Trent Bridge.
Here, Engineer, who is covering India's tour of England exclusively for Cricket World, talks about sledging - or trying to sledge - Geoffrey Boycott.
He describes the camaraderie that the two teams enjoyed back then, revealing how there were no insults, no foul language and that indeed, the sledging was harmless.
As he relates towards the end of this clip, the really serious sledging came later...
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