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Canberra Times
Andrew Strauss warns Joe Root that Ashes tour will be 'biggest challenge' of his careerdefended the England selectors, Mick Newell and Angus Fraser, from accusations
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
defended the England selectors, Mick Newell and Angus Fraser, from accusations of conflict of interest suggested by Sir Ian Botham this week after Durham lost their all-rounder Paul Coughlin to Notts. Newell is director of cricket at Trent... Read more
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Gulf News
Botham 100% wrong, Strauss saysdirector of cricket Mick Newell is also an England selector, England cricket bo
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
director of cricket Mick Newell is also an England selector, England cricket boss Andrew Strauss said.Durham chairman Ian Botham expressed his frustration after the 24-year-old Coughlin signed a three-year contract with Nottinghamshire after... Read more
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EuroNews
Botham '100 percent wrong' over Coughlin move, says Straussdirector of cricket Mick Newell is also an England selector, England cricket bo
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
director of cricket Mick Newell is also an England selector, England cricket boss Andrew Strauss said. Durham chairman Ian Botham expressed his frustration after the 24-year-old Coughlin signed a three-year contract with Nottinghamshire after... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Botham '100 percent wrong' over Coughlin move, says Straussdirector of cricket Mick Newell is also an England selector, England cricket bo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
director of cricket Mick Newell is also an England selector, England cricket boss Andrew Strauss said. Durham chairman Ian Botham expressed his frustration after the 24-year-old Coughlin signed a three-year contract with Nottinghamshire after... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Andrew Strauss warns Joe Root that Ashes tour will be 'biggest challenge' of his careerdefended the England selectors, Mick Newell and Angus Fraser, from accusations
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
defended the England selectors, Mick Newell and Angus Fraser, from accusations of conflict of interest suggested by Sir Ian Botham this week after Durham lost their all-rounder Paul Coughlin to Notts. Newell is director of cricket at Trent... Read more
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The Age
Andrew Strauss warns Joe Root that Ashes tour will be 'biggest challenge' of his careerdefended the England selectors, Mick Newell and Angus Fraser, from accusations
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
defended the England selectors, Mick Newell and Angus Fraser, from accusations of conflict of interest suggested by Sir Ian Botham this week after Durham lost their all-rounder Paul Coughlin to Notts. Newell is director of cricket at Trent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Botham bats for transfer reform as Coughlin leaves DurhamPaul Coughlin signed a three-year contract with Nottinghamshire. FILE: Legenda
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Paul Coughlin signed a three-year contract with Nottinghamshire. FILE: Legendary former English test cricketer Sir Ian Botham. Picture: Louise McAuliffe/EWN BENGALURU - The England and Wales Cricket Board should introduce a transfer system... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Botham bats for transfer reform as Coughlin leaves Durhamintroduce a transfer system that will reward counties for producing promising c
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
introduce a transfer system that will reward counties for producing promising cricketers, former national team captain Ian Botham has said. Durham chairman Botham expressed his frustration after 24-year-old all-rounder Paul Coughlin signed a... Read more
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EuroNews
Botham bats for transfer reform as Coughlin leaves Durhamintroduce a transfer system that will reward counties for producing promising c
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
introduce a transfer system that will reward counties for producing promising cricketers, former national team captain Ian Botham has said. Durham chairman Botham expressed his frustration after 24-year-old all-rounder Paul Coughlin signed a... Read more
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Pendle Today
The results are in: Burnley wants a statue of Jimmy!he supports the cricket club, and I don’t see a better role model.” Having tak
Pendle Today / Posted 4 days ago
he supports the cricket club, and I don’t see a better role model.” Having taken his 384th Test scalp to overtake Sir Ian Botham as England’s all-time top wicket-taker in 2015, Anderson now has Australian Glenn McGrath - the highest... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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Gazette
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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guardian-series
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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Harrow Times
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham frustrated as Paul Coughlin joins NottinghamshireDurham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Cou
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
Durham chairman Sir Ian Botham has voiced his frustration after seeing Paul Coughlin reject a new contract at his hometown club in favour of joining Nottinghamshire. The 24-year-old academy graduate, who will not play again this season due to a side... Read more
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Daily Mail
FA Cup set to be sponsored by electronics giant LGin games app Angry Birds earlier this month Durham felt it necessary to put ou
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in games app Angry Birds earlier this month Durham felt it necessary to put out a press release about county chairman Ian Botham not attending their most important cricket match of the season - the T20 international against the West Indies... Read more
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metro
England captain speaks out on Stokes decision after Botham and Bumble criticismpart after being given permission to sit out of the clash.David Lloyd ‘cannot u
metro / Posted 7 days ago
part after being given permission to sit out of the clash.David Lloyd ‘cannot understand’ England decision England legend Ian Botham criticised the decision in a column for the Daily Mirror earlier in the month, saying: ‘I feel for the people at... Read more
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metro
David Lloyd ‘cannot understand’ England decisionin the second innings, limping, so although it’s a frustrating one it might jus
metro / Posted 8 days ago
in the second innings, limping, so although it’s a frustrating one it might just be for his own good.’ England legend Ian Botham expressed his frustration at Stokes’ absence, writing in a column for the Daily Mirror: ‘I feel for the people at... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Old Trafford the scene of Windies gloryfirst strike on that lovely summer day and was in trouble, as Desmond Haynes wa
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 9 days ago
first strike on that lovely summer day and was in trouble, as Desmond Haynes was run out in the very second over. Then, an Ian Botham delivery moved away to take the edge of Gordon Greenidge’s bat, while Richie Richardson gently spooned one back to... Read more
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Pendle Today
Lowerhouse CC calls for Jimmy Anderson statue in town centretown centre, perhaps with Jimmy bowling towards Turf Moor." Anderson took his
Pendle Today / Posted 10 days ago
town centre, perhaps with Jimmy bowling towards Turf Moor." Anderson took his 384th Test wicket in 2015 to leapfrog Sir Ian Botham and become England's highest wicket-taker in Test history, and recently became just the sixth bowler in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
TV auction falls flat for Football Leagueof the deal, which will run until 2024 For the first time since WWII, England
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
of the deal, which will run until 2024 For the first time since WWII, England might not have a referee at the World Cup Ian Botham let England know what he thinks about resting Ben Stokes at Durham The jury will be out for some time on whether... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
End of an era: Henry Blofeld retires from cricket commentarydrama and finally into the realms of romantic fiction,” he said on-air on one o
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
drama and finally into the realms of romantic fiction,” he said on-air on one of the greatest all-rounders ever seen, in Ian Botham. This excerpt was published from The Test Match Special Book Of Cricket Quotes by Dan Waddell. “There’s stress in... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Broad to have scan on heel as Ashes hopefuls return to county actionfull season in 2008 as he claimed 20 wickets at 33.90, although he did move int
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 13 days ago
full season in 2008 as he claimed 20 wickets at 33.90, although he did move into second on England's all-time list ahead of Ian Botham. His new-ball partner, Anderson, who climbed to No. 1 in the world rankings on Sunday, certainly won't bowl... Read more
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give me sport
England selectors should regret overlooking Darren Stevensgame. In the here and now of T20 and 50 overs, why is the top domestic scorer
give me sport / Posted 15 days ago
game. In the here and now of T20 and 50 overs, why is the top domestic scorer not involved? Age shouldn't matter. If Ian Botham could clear the ropes today, then he should be in. Darren Stevens continues to do it with ease and should be... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Anderson the artist paints his way to greatnesshim to be a promising talent but you'd have been a bullish sort to have suggest
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 15 days ago
him to be a promising talent but you'd have been a bullish sort to have suggested he would sail pass Fred Trueman and Ian Botham. They, and only they, can be compared with Anderson. Bob Willis, the other English leather-flinger with more than... Read more
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guardian-series
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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Harrow Times
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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Daily Mail
England seamer Jimmy Anderson reaches landmark 500 Test wicketsbowler dismissed Denesh Ramdin in Antigua to secure his 384th wicket and surpas
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
bowler dismissed Denesh Ramdin in Antigua to secure his 384th wicket and surpass the previous record held by Ian Botham. Anderson's 500th wicket came in his 129th match. The fast bowler celebrates after taking the wicket of Virender... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jimmy Anderson becomes first England player in history to take 500 Test wicketsteams in 2009, 2010-11, 2013 and 2015, spearheading his country's attack both a
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
teams in 2009, 2010-11, 2013 and 2015, spearheading his country's attack both at home and abroad. Anderson went past Ian Botham in April 2015 to become England's record wicket taker when he had Dinesh Ramdin caught in the slips against the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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metro
James Anderson becomes only sixth bowler in history to take 500 Test wicketsbelieves Anderson is one of the greatest British sportsmen (Picture: Getty) Ha
metro / Posted 15 days ago
believes Anderson is one of the greatest British sportsmen (Picture: Getty) Having reached 500 Test scalps, England legend Ian Botham believes Anderson must now have his sights set on becoming the most successful seam bowler of all time. ‘Courtney... Read more
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Gazette
Twelve things you may not know about England bowler James Andersontaking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
taking five for 73 against Zimbabwe. – Has gone on to take five wickets in an innings on 23 occasions, behind only Sir Ian Botham and Sydney Barnes among Englishman. James Anderson was honoured as one of Wisden’s five ‘Cricketers of the year’... Read more
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Daily Echo
Boundary Lakes Golf Course hosts successful celebrity launch eventLakes Golf Course welcomed high-profile celebrities, and guests and as it hoste
Daily Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Lakes Golf Course welcomed high-profile celebrities, and guests and as it hosted an exclusive celebrity golf event. Sir Ian Botham, Francis Benali and James Vince were among an array of celebrities welcomed to the iconic home of Hampshire... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Stokes gets back in the swing to leave Anderson waitingone of England's greatest swing bowlers. He is a terrific cricketer in many way
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 16 days ago
one of England's greatest swing bowlers. He is a terrific cricketer in many ways, but he is not up there with Anderson or Ian Botham or Fred Trueman as a bowler at this stage. But there were times here when he did out-bowl Anderson. There were... Read more
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metro
Ben Stokes responds to Marlon Samuels warning: ‘Hit one straight down my throat’infamously saluted when Stokes was dismissed in a Test match two years ago.Ben
metro / Posted 16 days ago
infamously saluted when Stokes was dismissed in a Test match two years ago.Ben Stokes speaks out on England omission after Ian Botham criticism Stokes, 26, claimed Samuels ‘lacked respect’ after the World T20 final defeat in 2016 and the pair... Read more
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metro
Ben Stokes speaks out on England omission after Ian Botham criticismseries that follows.England captain Joe Root hints he will break ranks with Ind
metro / Posted 16 days ago
series that follows.England captain Joe Root hints he will break ranks with Indian Premier League decision England legend Ian Botham expressed his disappointment at the decision, however, writing in a column for the Daily Mirror: ‘I feel for the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Lyon finally steps out of Warne’s shadowof 14 is second only to Sri Lankan Ragana Herath (23) as the best ever return i
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
of 14 is second only to Sri Lankan Ragana Herath (23) as the best ever return in a two-match series, and the great Sir Ian Botham is the only other man to have ever taken 13 wickets as a touring bowler on the sub-continent. After sweeping past... Read more
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The News and Star
Sir Ian Botham criticises the decision to leave Cumbrian Ben Stokes out of the England side for T20 against West IndiesSir Ian Botham has criticised England's decision to leave Cumbrian Ben Stokes o
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
Sir Ian Botham has criticised England's decision to leave Cumbrian Ben Stokes out of their Twenty20 match at his home ground. Stokes, from Cockermouth, will not be involved when England host West Indies in a one-off T20 international on September 16... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Botham unhappy with ECB decision to rest Stokes for England T20 at DurhamSir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Sir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s Twenty20 match at his home ground. Stokes will take a rest when England host West Indies in a one-off T20 international on September 16 at Chester-le-Street, home of the... Read more
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Gazette
Botham unhappy with ECB decision to rest Stokes for England T20 at DurhamSir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Sir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s Twenty20 match at his home ground. Stokes will take a rest when England host West Indies in a one-off T20 international on September 16 at Chester-le-Street, home of the... Read more
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guardian-series
Botham unhappy with ECB decision to rest Stokes for England T20 at DurhamSir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s
guardian-series / Posted 18 days ago
Sir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s Twenty20 match at his home ground. Stokes will take a rest when England host West Indies in a one-off T20 international on September 16 at Chester-le-Street, home of the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Botham unhappy with ECB decision to rest Stokes for England T20 at DurhamSir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Sir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s Twenty20 match at his home ground. Stokes will take a rest when England host West Indies in a one-off T20 international on September 16 at Chester-le-Street, home of the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Botham unhappy with ECB decision to rest Stokes for England T20 at DurhamSir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s
Harrow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Sir Ian Botham has criticised the decision to leave Ben Stokes out of England’s Twenty20 match at his home ground. Stokes will take a rest when England host West Indies in a one-off T20 international on September 16 at Chester-le-Street, home of the... Read more
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