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Ian Botham


Meet the Bothams: Three generations, three sports

November 18, 2020 3:37 pm

James Botham — former England all-rounder Ian's grandson — earned a call-up for Wales rugby team, becoming the third in the family to have played at an elite level

England and West Indies to play for Richards-Botham Trophy from next series

July 24, 2020 12:44 pm

Sir Vivian Richards (R) amassed 8540 runs in 121 Test matches at an average of 50 plus with 24 hundreds, while Sir Ian Botham scored 5200 runs apart from taking 383 wickets in 102 games in traditional format.

Ian Botham claims he had Covid-19 in January but thought it to be 'bad flu'

June 29, 2020 6:39 pm

Apart from urging the people to show a bit of patience with the virus still at large, Ian Botham said, "I think cricket will be back very shortly. There's no real physical contact there."

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