"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 v India Test match series but hopes to be back at work for the 3rd Test match at Nottingham," the statement read.
Boycott scored 8,114 runs in 108 Tests for England between 1964 and 1982, racking up 22 hundreds.
Responding to a post from a well-wisher, Boycott said he was "resting", with his daughter Emma typing the replies on his behalf.
Since retiring from the game, Yorkshireman Boycott has become a much-loved commentator, known for his work on television and radio.
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