Ian Botham

James Anderson goes past Ian Botham, Ravichandran Ashwin to take 28th fifer in Tests

England pace spearhead James Anderson surpassed Ian Botham and Ravichandran Ashwin with the most Test fifers as he returned with figures of 5/40 on Day 3 of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands here on Sunday.

Jan 05, 2020, 19:54 PM IST

These are the 10 best ODI players to have never won a World Cup

The 2019 ICC World Cup is slated to take place from May 30 to July 14. 

May 25, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

Windies in strong position after day two of first Test against England

18 wickets fell on a Kensington Oval pitch that despite the carnage seemed quite decent for batting, as England were bowled out for 77, the lowest ever Test score in Bridgetown.

Jan 25, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

Shakib Al Hasan becomes fastest to reach 3000 runs; 200 wickets in Tests

The 31-year-old cricketer achieved the distinction in 54 Test matches in comparison to Botham who took 55 innings in order to accumulate 3000 runs, 200 wickets in Tests.

Nov 24, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

Former England allrounder Ian Botham backs controversial 100-ball cricket format

England great Ian Botham has backed controversial plans for a new city-based 100-ball competition despite widespread criticism from within the game.

May 18, 2018, 22:51 PM IST

Mohammed Shami not the first: Six extramarital affairs that have rocked cricket

A blitzkrieg spell of allegations of torture and extramarital affairs from his wife found India pacer Mohammed Shami at the receiving end of ire on Wednesday morning. He was called a flirt, accused of domestic violence and of threatening to kill. It was a hat-trick of charges no cricketer ought to face in life outside the cricketing pitch. And yet, the 27-year-old was hardly the first from the sport to have been accused of adultery.

Mar 08, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

ENG vs WI, 1st Test: Stuart Broad tops Ian Botham as England rout West Indies

West Indies, following-on, lost 19 wickets for 261 runs in the day`s play as England surged to a 1-0 lead in this three-Test series.

Aug 20, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

Former England captains criticise Kagiso Rabada ban

South Africa are already missing paceman Dale Steyn for the whole series with a shoulder injury and on Saturday fellow seamer Vernon Philander was taken to hospital for an x-ray after being hit on the hand during his innings of 52. The x-ray showed no bones were broken.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:35 PM IST

Ben Stokes is better than me, says Andrew Flintoff

Talking to Sky Sports, Flintoff was quoted to be saying, “He looks like the heartbeat of the team, everything centres round what he’s doing.”

Jul 08, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Indian Premier League made Ben Stokes a better cricketer: Ian Botham

Botham believes that Stokes, who was awarded as the most valuable player of IPL 10, has matured as a cricketer after the time he spent in India.

May 28, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

IPL 2017: 'Box-office' Ben Stokes deserves every penny of Rs 14.5 crore, says Ian Botham

Stokes set a record for an overseas player in the cash-rich Twenty20 competition when Rising Pune Supergiants shelled out for him at last week`s auction.

Feb 27, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

Alastair Cook can smash Sachin Tendulkar's test run-scoring record: Ian Botham

Botham feels that giving up captaincy would give Cook the freedom to smash Tendulkar`s all-time record of 15,921 runs before his playing career ends.

Feb 07, 2017, 13:18 PM IST

WATCH: How chiseled Cristiano Ronaldo beats even the statue itself in Mannequin Challenge

The Mannequin Challenge is a viral Internet video trend, believed to be started by students from Edward H White High School in Jacksonville, Florida on October 26, 2016.

Nov 13, 2016, 22:41 PM IST

Ian Botham slams England for agreeing to host their first ever day/night Test

Edgbaston will host the first day/night Test ever staged in Britain when England face the West Indies in Birmingham.

Nov 01, 2016, 08:36 AM IST

It requires atleast 50 Tests to assess an all-rounder, says Kapil Dev

Kapil refused to predict as to who will come up trumps during the upcoming India versus New Zealand series.

Sep 17, 2016, 19:47 PM IST

Alastair Cook can surpass Sachin Tendulkar's world batting record: England coach Trevor Bayliss

Legendary England cricketer Ian Botham also believes that Cook can break Tendulkar's record.

May 31, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

No loyalty to team, it's loyalty to money now: Steve Waugh

Waugh, however, feels India, Australia and England are closest to getting the equilibrium right.

Apr 18, 2016, 20:25 PM IST

James Anderson: England's leading wicket-taker collects his OBE

He is England's leading wicket-taker in all forms of cricket and the tenth highest in the history of the international game, with 720 in all.

Feb 12, 2016, 17:56 PM IST

South Africa vs England: Ian Botham tips Alastair Cook & Co to win Test series vs wounded Proteas

Botham insisted that his side have a realistic chance of winning the series against South Africa this time.

Dec 11, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Batsmen will sleep better after Johnson's retirement: Ian​ Botham

David Lloyd said that Johnson was a champion and warrior.

Nov 18, 2015, 20:26 PM IST