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Chichester Observer
Johnny Cantor: Players relax in different ways during off-seasonwork at the PGA Championship golf at Wentworth. For the pro am day, as well as
Johnny Cantor: Players relax in different ways during off-season
Chichester Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
work at the PGA Championship golf at Wentworth. For the pro am day, as well as the stars of sport and television, like Sir Ian Botham and Anton Du Beke, there are of course (excuse the pun) many of the best golfers in Europe. One player I have... Read more
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Sussex Express
Johnny Cantor: Players relax in different ways during off-seasonwork at the PGA Championship golf at Wentworth. For the pro am day, as well as
Johnny Cantor: Players relax in different ways during off-season
Sussex Express / Posted 21 hours ago
work at the PGA Championship golf at Wentworth. For the pro am day, as well as the stars of sport and television, like Sir Ian Botham and Anton Du Beke, there are of course (excuse the pun) many of the best golfers in Europe. One player I have... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Howzat for a fitting send-off on cricket-mad police officer’s last daythe England team and being given a tour of the stadium’s impressive media facil
Howzat for a fitting send-off on cricket-mad police officer’s last day
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
the England team and being given a tour of the stadium’s impressive media facility, he got to meet cricketing legends Ian Botham and Michael Holding. Asked about his future plans, he said: “There is nothing set in stone yet. I just feel like... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
England v Sri Lanka 2016: How James Anderson compares to Glenn McGrath and cricket’s greatssixth-highest wicket-taker of all time and third among quicks, sitting behind M
England v Sri Lanka 2016: How James Anderson compares to Glenn McGrath and cricket’s greats
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
sixth-highest wicket-taker of all time and third among quicks, sitting behind McGrath (563) and Walsh (519) and 60 ahead of Ian Botham, the next Englishman on the list. The right-armer has 443 scalps to his name at 28.62 apiece, putting him ahead... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How Anderson compares to cricket’s greatssixth-highest wicket-taker of all time and third among quicks, sitting behind M
How Anderson compares to cricket’s greats
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
sixth-highest wicket-taker of all time and third among quicks, sitting behind McGrath (563) and Walsh (519) and 60 ahead of Ian Botham, the next Englishman on the list. The right-armer has 443 scalps to his name at 28.62 apiece, putting him ahead... Read more
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Daily Mail
CHARLES SALE: United in danger of bungling Jose Mourinho's unveilingECB, who will not reveal what the BBC are paying, are desperate for further fre
CHARLES SALE: United in danger of bungling Jose Mourinho's unveiling
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
ECB, who will not reveal what the BBC are paying, are desperate for further free-to-air involvement. Sky Sports pundits Ian Botham (left) and David Gower (right) with England director of cricket Andrew Strauss It may be only a matter of time... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Host of footballers and celebs tee off at Wentworth golf eventScholes, (L) Peter Schmeichel (R) and Jamie Redknapp pose with Luke Donald of E
Host of footballers and celebs tee off at Wentworth golf event
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Scholes, (L) Peter Schmeichel (R) and Jamie Redknapp pose with Luke Donald of England during the Pro-Am Cricketers Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara, Michael Vaughan, Shaun Pollock, Graeme Swann, Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen also showed their... Read more
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Sporting Life
Beefys Best BetsBeefy's Best Bets Sir Ian Botham is looking to follow up his first Test 40/1 h
Beefys Best Bets
Sporting Life / Posted 2 days ago
Beefy's Best Bets Sir Ian Botham is looking to follow up his first Test 40/1 hat-trick with more winning predictions for the second Investec Test against Sri Lanka, starting on Friday.Beefy's pick for the second Test Stuart Broad chats to Alastair... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Melbourne Renegades blank GayleGayle to still suit up for the club. “Players are the ambassadors of the club.
Melbourne Renegades blank Gayle
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Gayle to still suit up for the club. “Players are the ambassadors of the club. We have a good record of signing mavericks, Ian Botham and Viv Richards being examples, but we take conduct seriously,” he stressed. “It’s a shame because it detracts... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Scholes, Fowler, Redknapp and more turn out for Wentworth Pro-Amplays a shot But it was not just footballers in attendance, as legends from a
Scholes, Fowler, Redknapp and more turn out for Wentworth Pro-Am
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
plays a shot But it was not just footballers in attendance, as legends from a wealth of sports took part. Cricketers Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara, Michael Vaughan, Shaun Pollock, Graeme Swann, Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen also showed their... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Celebrity Pro-Am teams announcedcricket world taking part include Graeme Swann and Michael Vaughan, playing wit
Celebrity Pro-Am teams announced
PGA European Tour / Posted 3 days ago
cricket world taking part include Graeme Swann and Michael Vaughan, playing with Masters Champion Danny Willett, and Sir Ian Botham, Allan Lamb and Shane Warne, teeing up with Andy Sullivan. Former football greats Glenn Hoddle, Ruud Hullit and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
IPL’s silence on Gayle’s repeat offence bafflingand have promised to speak to him. “Players are ambassadors of the club. We hav
IPL’s silence on Gayle’s repeat offence baffling
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
and have promised to speak to him. “Players are ambassadors of the club. We have a good track record of signing mavericks, Ian Botham and Viv Richards being examples, but we take conduct seriously. You have to talk to players, I’m sure we’ll have a... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dan Jones: Let's wait before we crown Anderson and Broad the bestproduced. This is a fair point to make, since Anderson has taken more Test wic
Dan Jones: Let's wait before we crown Anderson and Broad the best
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
produced. This is a fair point to make, since Anderson has taken more Test wickets than any other Englishman, and only Sir Ian Botham separates he and Broad in this country’s all-time wicket-taking list. If both carry on bowling at least a few... Read more
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Daily Mail
NASSER HUSSAIN: Anderson and Broad are England's greatest evercertainly now, even though I don’t like comparing different English eras, I thi
NASSER HUSSAIN: Anderson and Broad are England's greatest ever
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
certainly now, even though I don’t like comparing different English eras, I think our big two deserve to be rated above Sir Ian Botham and Bob Willis. Jimmy Anderson walks off the pitch at Headingly with the stumps after his stunning display... Read more
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Reuters
Campaigner confident anti-elite winds will deliver Brexitqueue if you leave the EU' - that resonated extremely badly with people," he sa
Campaigner confident anti-elite winds will deliver Brexit
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
queue if you leave the EU' - that resonated extremely badly with people," he said. Just days before Obama's intervention, Ian Botham, one of England's greatest cricketing all-rounders, publicly backed a British exit. "If you ask the average... Read more
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Daily Mail
Somerset will stand by batsman Chris GayleGuy Lavender, to say: ‘Players are the ambassadors of the club. We have a good
Somerset will stand by batsman Chris Gayle
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Guy Lavender, to say: ‘Players are the ambassadors of the club. We have a good track record of signing mavericks, Ian Botham and Viv Richards being examples, but we take conduct seriously. You have to talk to players, I’m sure we’ll have a... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Stokes out of attack with knee injurya potential replacement. While he is not Stokes - England have been looking for
Stokes out of attack with knee injury
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 6 days ago
a potential replacement. While he is not Stokes - England have been looking for such a player since the retirement of Ian Botham - he is averaging 61 with the bat and 26.64 with the ball in this year's county championship. Another option... Read more
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The Washington Times
Benedict Cumberbatch, ‘Sherlock’ actor, urges Britons to vote ‘no’ on Brexitnewspaper noted that, while smaller in number, the contingent of celebrities th
Benedict Cumberbatch, ‘Sherlock’ actor, urges Britons to vote ‘no’ on Brexit
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
newspaper noted that, while smaller in number, the contingent of celebrities the official Brexit campaign can boast in its corner include names like “veteran actor Michael Caine, Who frontman Roger Daltry and former England cricketer Ian... Read more
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give me sport
Why Rory Mcllroy should have won Sports Personality of the Yearprestigious award and you will see some truly talented individuals; Stirling Mo
Why Rory Mcllroy should have won Sports Personality of the Year
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
prestigious award and you will see some truly talented individuals; Stirling Moss, Henry Cooper, Virginia Wade, Seb Coe, Ian Botham, Steve Davis, Linford Christie, Steve Redgrave, Jonny Wilkinson, Ryan Giggs and Sir Chris Hoy just to name a few.... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Rule change that has England legend fumingdesigns, with Cook’s England teammate Nick Compton speaking publicly and passio
Rule change that has England legend fuming
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
designs, with Cook’s England teammate Nick Compton speaking publicly and passionately about the issue last month.That’s Ian Botham and don’t you forget it. Picture: Alex Coppel.Source: News Corp Australia “For me there are so many rules and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Rule change that has England legend fumingECB helmet laws: Ian Botham angry after Alastair Cook wears safety compliant he
Rule change that has England legend fuming
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
ECB helmet laws: Ian Botham angry after Alastair Cook wears safety compliant headgear | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this... Read more
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SKY News
Celebrities Come Out In Force For Remain Voteand a stitch-up by 10 Downing Street, follows a number of celebrity endorsement
Celebrities Come Out In Force For Remain Vote
SKY News / Posted 7 days ago
and a stitch-up by 10 Downing Street, follows a number of celebrity endorsements for Brexit. England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham hit Brussels for six last month by branding the European Union a "racket" and urging Britons to "reclaim our basic... Read more
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thebee
Celebrities Come Out In Force For Remain Voteand a stitch-up by 10 Downing Street, follows a number of celebrity endorsement
Celebrities Come Out In Force For Remain Vote
thebee / Posted 8 days ago
and a stitch-up by 10 Downing Street, follows a number of celebrity endorsements for Brexit. England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham hit Brussels for six last month by branding the European Union a "racket" and urging Britons to "reclaim our basic... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
The skill of finding that Headingley lengthhe has seen who were good enough to bowl to seven fielders on the off-side and
The skill of finding that Headingley length
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 8 days ago
he has seen who were good enough to bowl to seven fielders on the off-side and just two on the on-side. The other was Ian Botham. Both were brilliant with outswing, having the knack of getting it to go nice and late. Trueman had long-leg,... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
The thing about Headingleyreach Headingley in time to see Geoffrey Boycott punch the on drive that brough
The thing about Headingley
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 9 days ago
reach Headingley in time to see Geoffrey Boycott punch the on drive that brought up his 100th hundred in 1977, and also saw Ian Botham belt the ball "into the confectionery stall and out again" during the Miracle of '81. On the basis of such... Read more
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Sporting Life
Beefys Bets: England v Sri LankaBeefy's Bets: England v Sri Lanka Sir Ian Botham isn't expecting any surprises
Beefys Bets: England v Sri Lanka
Sporting Life / Posted 10 days ago
Beefy's Bets: England v Sri Lanka Sir Ian Botham isn't expecting any surprises in England's Test series with Sri Lanka, starting on Thursday.Botham thinks Cook (l) will outscore Root in the three-match series against Sri Lanka Sky Tickets: Cricket... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Debutants born on the same day, and the best T20 figuresLanka in Dunedin in 1996-97. There are 20 other double-centurions with lower av
Debutants born on the same day, and the best T20 figures
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 10 days ago
Lanka in Dunedin in 1996-97. There are 20 other double-centurions with lower averages than Stokes' current mark, including Ian Botham (33.54), Vinoo Mankad (31.47) and Grant Flower (29.54). Bottom of the list is Jason Gillespie, whose 201 not out... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Somerset v Yorkshire (day two): Champions might see equality as decent outcomeand his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he laun
Somerset v Yorkshire (day two): Champions might see equality as decent outcome
Wakefield Today / Posted 10 days ago
and his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he launched Rashid into the upper tier of the Sir Ian Botham Stand and then Lyth into the upper tier of the new Somerset Pavilion. The fifth-wicket stand was worth 199 in 46... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Somerset v Yorkshire (day two): Champions might see equality as decent outcomeand his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he laun
Somerset v Yorkshire (day two): Champions might see equality as decent outcome
Derbyshire Times / Posted 10 days ago
and his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he launched Rashid into the upper tier of the Sir Ian Botham Stand and then Lyth into the upper tier of the new Somerset Pavilion. The fifth-wicket stand was worth 199 in 46... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Yorkshire might see equality as decent outcomeand his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he laun
Yorkshire might see equality as decent outcome
Derbyshire Times / Posted 11 days ago
and his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he launched Rashid into the upper tier of the Sir Ian Botham Stand and then Lyth into the upper tier of the new Somerset Pavilion. The fifth-wicket stand was worth 199 in 46... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Yorkshire might see equality as decent outcomeand his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he laun
Yorkshire might see equality as decent outcome
Wakefield Today / Posted 11 days ago
and his third against Yorkshire, while Trego showed familiar power when he launched Rashid into the upper tier of the Sir Ian Botham Stand and then Lyth into the upper tier of the new Somerset Pavilion. The fifth-wicket stand was worth 199 in 46... Read more
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The New Statesman
Sykes-Picot denied the Kurds a nation - there is still time to reverse that injusticesomething political. We both appreciated Sunil Gavaskar’s skills with the bat b
Sykes-Picot denied the Kurds a nation - there is still time to reverse that injustice
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
something political. We both appreciated Sunil Gavaskar’s skills with the bat but David Gower was my man, rather more than Ian Botham. Who Dad cheered for didn’t seem to me to call into question his loyalty to this country, or to diminish his... Read more
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The New Statesman
My England, our England: how Euro 2016 can unite a nation in patriotismsomething political. We both appreciated Sunil Gavaskar’s skills with the bat b
My England, our England: how Euro 2016 can unite a nation in patriotism
The New Statesman / Posted 11 days ago
something political. We both appreciated Sunil Gavaskar’s skills with the bat but David Gower was my man, rather more than Ian Botham. Who Dad cheered for didn’t seem to me to call into question his loyalty to this country, or to diminish his... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Record field set for the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Amfor what has become one of the social highlights of the summer. Notable names
Record field set for the BMW PGA Championship Pro-Am
PGA European Tour / Posted 11 days ago
for what has become one of the social highlights of the summer. Notable names taking part range from cricketing greats Sir Ian Botham, Brian Lara, Kevin Pietersen and Shane Warne; to Rugby World Cup winners Mike Tindall and Will Greenwood; to... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Foxy and the dragonattack featuring Joel Garner and Malcolm Marshall - and his 201 in Madras sugge
Foxy and the dragon
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 12 days ago
attack featuring Joel Garner and Malcolm Marshall - and his 201 in Madras suggested an aptitude for the highest level. Ian Botham, who provides the foreword to Absolutely Foxed, was a high-profile backer and there is something Bothamesque about... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'I wanted my career bests to be at Lord's, not Derby or Leicester'go, "Oh, you're English!" and the atmosphere suddenly changed. I really couldn'
'I wanted my career bests to be at Lord's, not Derby or Leicester'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 15 days ago
go, "Oh, you're English!" and the atmosphere suddenly changed. I really couldn't handle that. When I was a youngster, Ian Botham was my hero. So to have him as my first room-mate for England, to then walk out to join my hero, batting in an... Read more
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give me sport
BT Sport want Kevin Pietersen for Asheshaving both featured heavily during Sky's presentation of the series this summe
BT Sport want Kevin Pietersen for Ashes
give me sport / Posted 15 days ago
having both featured heavily during Sky's presentation of the series this summer. David Lloyd, Michael Atherton and Sir Ian Botham were again part of this year's team, but having regularly worked for Sky, may stay loyal and opt against making... Read more
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give me sport
Lack of coverage is hurting County Championship cricketof a variety with more four-day matches complimenting their already good one-da
Lack of coverage is hurting County Championship cricket
give me sport / Posted 17 days ago
of a variety with more four-day matches complimenting their already good one-day coverage. It is unrealistic to expect Sir Ian Botham to turn up suited and booted for Canterbury Week, but just four or five matches in each division a year would... Read more
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Daily Mail
Only Botham, Becker and Guardiola can compare to Ranieri's LeicesterClaudio Ranieri's Leicester have restored our faith in football... only Ian Bot
Only Botham, Becker and Guardiola can compare to Ranieri's Leicester
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Claudio Ranieri's Leicester have restored our faith in football... only Ian Botham, Boris Becker and Pep Guardiola can compare In the space of a season, Leicester reminded us why we love the game Claudio Ranieri has conducted an extended managerial... Read more
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PGA European Tour
Piers Morgan and Dan Walker set for BMW PGA Pro-AmMunchetty and Di Dougherty Numerous sporting legends have already confirmed th
Piers Morgan and Dan Walker set for BMW PGA Pro-Am
PGA European Tour / Posted 24 days ago
Munchetty and Di Dougherty Numerous sporting legends have already confirmed their participation, including cricketers Sir Ian Botham, Allan Lamb and Brian Lara, and former footballers Paul Scholes, Robbie Savage and Ruud Gullit. Jamie Birkmyre,... Read more
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The Age
Let there be Leicester. And there wasto close out the World Twenty20 final. It's Larry Mize and his 50-metre chip to
Let there be Leicester. And there was
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
to close out the World Twenty20 final. It's Larry Mize and his 50-metre chip to beat Greg Norman in the 1987 Masters. It's Ian Botham going berserk at Headingley in 1981. It's last beating first in the AFL, knowing full well that if the match was... Read more
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Canberra Times
Let there be Leicester. And there wasto close out the World Twenty20 final. It's Larry Mize and his 50-metre chip to
Let there be Leicester. And there was
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
to close out the World Twenty20 final. It's Larry Mize and his 50-metre chip to beat Greg Norman in the 1987 Masters. It's Ian Botham going berserk at Headingley in 1981. It's last beating first in the AFL, knowing full well that if the match was... Read more
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express
Against all odds: Premier League champions Leicester were 5,000-1 outsidersAfrica in the 2015 Rugby World. They won 34-32. *England were 500-1 to win the
Against all odds: Premier League champions Leicester were 5,000-1 outsiders
express / Posted 24 days ago
Africa in the 2015 Rugby World. They won 34-32. *England were 500-1 to win the Ashes at Headingley in 1981. Inspired by Ian Botham, they did so by 18 runs. *Oracle Team USA claimed the 2013 America's Cup by coming back from 8-3 down, when they... Read more
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International Business Times
Happy Birthday David Beckham: Top 10 quotes about the footballer by iconic players and managers the team is faltering and the public is no longer on your side. It is those sit
Happy Birthday David Beckham: Top 10 quotes about the footballer by iconic players and managers
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
the team is faltering and the public is no longer on your side. It is those situations for which David Beckham is born – Ian Botham 4. What remains in your memory is his genuine commitment and dedication, his natural humility which he always... Read more
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The Telegraph
Stars have a higher price to pay in ignominy, says Mikebut those of others as well. That is fine if things go well, very hard work whe
Stars have a higher price to pay in ignominy, says Mike
The Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
but those of others as well. That is fine if things go well, very hard work when otherwise. Advice he gave to Sir Ian Botham on replacing him as the England captain midway in the 1981 Ashes... Botham had captained in 12 Tests in 1980 and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Leicester: from unloved underdogs to everybody’s favourite puppy | Kevin Mitchellold Seabiscuit, a fleabag who lost his first 17 races and became the people’s c
Leicester: from unloved underdogs to everybody’s favourite puppy | Kevin Mitchell
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
old Seabiscuit, a fleabag who lost his first 17 races and became the people’s champion. England’s cricketers, inspired by Ian Botham with the bat and Bob Willis with the ball, got off the floor to beat the bookies and the Australians at Headingley... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'The worst England tour ever'rebel tours, found themselves under pressure and thus found it hard to focus fu
'The worst England tour ever'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 28 days ago
rebel tours, found themselves under pressure and thus found it hard to focus fully on the job. My great mate and ally, Ian Botham, was not at his best. Others lacked or lost confidence and, to be honest, so did I, in my captaincy. With a lot of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Essex are getting the luck you need to have a very successful seasonAnthony McGrath, Ian Austin, Phil Newport to name but a few have all played for
Essex are getting the luck you need to have a very successful season
Ipswich Star / Posted 28 days ago
Anthony McGrath, Ian Austin, Phil Newport to name but a few have all played for England and ‘Napes’ has never. I know Ian Botham has always been an admirer. Graham got close to playing an international game in 2009 at the inaugural T20 World... Read more
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Evening Standard
Batty tells us why the Curran brothers battle is only good for Surreyall-rounder who has played the game has one suit that is stronger than the othe
Batty tells us why the Curran brothers battle is only good for Surrey
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
all-rounder who has played the game has one suit that is stronger than the other. One skill is the bread and butter. Sir Ian Botham was an outstanding Test batsman, with 14 hundreds and 22 fifties in his 102 appearances. But his bowling was... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
'Nobody in domestic cricket right now can replace Amla and de Villiers'Border, the Australian captain, was criticised for being too friendly with the
'Nobody in domestic cricket right now can replace Amla and de Villiers'
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 1 months ago
Border, the Australian captain, was criticised for being too friendly with the opposition. Is this true? I was joking with Ian Botham about this the other day. During that series, Botham spent more time in our dressing room than in his own. Botham... Read more
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