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Ben Stokes' life will change forever, says Ian Botham

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

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

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

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

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

Down the memory lane with Sachin Tendulkar

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

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

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

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

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

Botham 'surprised' over KP’s departure

KP's turbulent relationship with ECB took a dramatic turn with the batsman's shock retirement from ODIs.