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Ian Botham


Bob Willis, the architect of ‘Botham’s Ashes’, passes away

December 05, 2019 8:09 am

Former England captain and fearsome fast bowler Bob Willis, 70, dies following short illness

Ben Stokes' life will change forever, says Ian Botham

August 27, 2019 4:09 pm

All-rounder Ben Stokes' unbeaten 135 at Headingley on Sunday helped the hosts chase down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion and level the five-match series at 1-1.

India vs England 2018: Criticism about Adil Rashid's selection pretty unnecessary, says Ian Botham

July 27, 2018 11:55 pm

Ian Botham says the criticism around the inclusion of spinner Adil Rashid in the home team's squad for the first Test against India is unnecessary.

‘Spineless’, ‘embarrassing’, ‘pathetic’; English press let it rip

August 11, 2014 2:28 am

Vaughan said “India were simply embarrassing” as they did not have the mental strength or character to fight under pressure.

ECB says Pietersen was axed for not backing captain Cook

February 11, 2014 1:23 am

ECB would only cite the need for a new “team ethic and philosophy” in the wake of the 5-0 Test series defeat in Australia.

Ravichandran Ashwin's all-round promise

November 11, 2013 1:56 am

After 17 Tests,Ashwin's figures compare favourably with Botham,Kallis and Kapil.

Down the memory lane with Sachin Tendulkar

August 03, 2013 1:18 pm

It was an amazing experience to play against the top players,the game has ever seen,says Tendulkar

James Anderson is a captain's dream,says Ian Botham

July 15, 2013 11:05 am

Ian Botham urged James Anderson be "wrapped up in cotton wool".

Ian Botham relishes Australia's 'hilarious' woes in India

March 14, 2013 12:22 pm

A more circumspect Michael Atherton said he could scarcely believe news coming out of Oz camp.

England-Pietersen row should have ended lot sooner: Ian Botham

October 04, 2012 4:09 pm

Botham said now that the saga has met its end,everyone related to this should move on.