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Sir Ian Botham appointed as new Scunthorpe United club president
League One outfit Scunthorpe United announce the appointment of ex-Iron defender and former England cricketer Sir Ian Botham as the club's new president.
Dec 14, 19:02
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Result: England crush West Indies in three days at Edgbaston
Stuart Broad overtakes Sir Ian Botham as England's second all-time leading Test wicket-taker as the hosts seal victory against West Indies in three days at Edgbaston.
Aug 19, 21:20
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Ian Botham: 'Alastair Cook could beat Sachin Tendulkar record'
Sir Ian Botham backs outgoing England captain Alastair Cook to become the leading Test runscorer of all time.
Feb 6, 18:06
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Ian Botham reveals impotence treatment
Sir Ian Botham reveals that he is undergoing preventative treatment for erectile dysfunction.
Aug 14, 04:31
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Chris Woakes pins Pakistan back on day three at Lord's
Pakistan make it to stumps on day three of the first Test against England at 214-8, despite Chris Woakes claiming his maiden 10-wicket haul.
Jul 16, 20:29
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Arsene Wenger, Per Mertesacker sign anti-Brexit letter
Arsenal pair Arsene Wenger and Per Mertesacker endorse a letter calling for Britain to remain in the EU.
Jun 2, 16:34
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Andrew Flintoff elected president of the Professional Cricketers' Association
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is elected the new president of the Professional Cricketers' Association.
Feb 23, 17:05
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Ian Botham: 'Move Ben Stokes up batting order'
Sir Ian Botham calls for Ben Stokes to be moved up the batting order for England's ODI series with South Africa.
Feb 1, 16:10
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Ian Botham: 'Don't rule out England win'
Sir Ian Botham insists that England are still capable of going on to win the final Test with South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 24, 17:59
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Sir Ian Botham: 'Ben Stokes is better than I was'
Sir Ian Botham claims that Ben Stokes is 'probably a better player' than he was at the same age, comparing him to a "dominant male lion".
Jan 10, 22:35
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Sir Ian Botham hails "magnificent" Ben Stokes
Sir Ian Botham heaps praise on Ben Stokes after the all-rounder broke the English record for the quickest Test double-century during the second Test against South Africa.
Jan 3, 18:13
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Ian Botham: 'England will not rush decision on number three'
Sir Ian Botham believes that England will not rush to make a decision about who will bat at three against South Africa.
Dec 13, 13:21
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England bowler James Anderson signs new two-year deal with Lancashire
England bowler James Anderson extends his stay with Lancashire by signing a new two-year deal.
Oct 26, 09:17
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Sir Ian Botham defends Adil Rashid performance
Sir Ian Botham insists that England should give Adil Rashid a chance to make amends for his display in the first innings on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan.
Oct 16, 22:38
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Sir Ian Botham: 'Alex Hales deserves chance in Test cricket'
Sir Ian Botham believes that Alex Hales deserves to be given the chance to open the batting for England in Test cricket.
Sep 3, 05:58
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Sir Ian Botham: 'Stuart Broad should have been man of the Ashes series'
Sir Ian Botham believes that Stuart Broad should have won the Compton-Miller award for player of the Ashes series rather than Joe Root.
Aug 24, 05:05
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Ian Botham believes England will win The Ashes this week
England can take advantage of Australia's poor form and win The Ashes this week, claims Ian Botham.
Aug 5, 21:53
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Sir Ian Botham tips Australia to struggle in second Ashes Test
Sir Ian Botham claims that Australia will struggle against England in the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
Jul 15, 16:05
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Ben Stokes plays down Andrew Flintoff, Ian Botham comparisons
England all-rounder Ben Stokes plays down comparisons to Andrew Flintoff and Ian Botham following his recent performances.
Jul 14, 22:41
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Ricky Ponting to join Sky Sports' Ashes coverage
Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting signs up to Sky Sports' punditry team for this summer's Ashes coverage.
Jun 10, 10:07
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James Anderson: 'I still want to play in all formats'
James Anderson insists that he still wants to play in all formats of the game for England, despite being rested for the one-day series against New Zealand.
Jun 7, 16:33
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Ian Botham doubts England victory against New Zealand
Ian Botham suggests that New Zealand are overwhelming favourites to win the second Test against England.
May 31, 21:08
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James Anderson: 'Reaching 400 Test wickets is surreal'
England bowler James Anderson admits that he was extremely proud to become just the 12th player in the history of Test cricket to take 400 wickets.
May 30, 05:12
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Sir Ian Botham: 'James Anderson can take 500 Test wickets'
Sir Ian Botham believes that James Anderson can became the first English bowler to claim 500 Test wickets.
May 29, 21:16
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Alastair Cook: 'I'm still not in Graham Gooch's class'
Alastair Cook is adamant that he still won't be in the same class as Graham Gooch even when he passes his all-time record for most Test runs scored by an England batsman.
May 29, 05:31
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Andrew Strauss: Five immediate tasks
Sports Mole picks out five situations that England's new director of cricket Andrew Strauss needs to address quickly.
May 11, 11:18
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James Anderson revels in breaking England record
England bowler James Anderson reflects on becoming England's leading Test wicket taker.
Apr 28, 03:48
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Ian Botham tips England batsman Joe Root to become a great
England middle-order batsman Joe Root will be "one of the greats", says legendary all-rounder Ian Botham.
Apr 27, 05:40
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Ian Botham: 'Joe Root's form is unbelievable'
Ian Botham says that Joe Root is in fine form after he scored his sixth Test century on day three of the second Test against the West Indies.
Apr 24, 08:31
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Sir Ian Botham: 'I would drop Jonathan Trott for Adam Lyth'
Sir Ian Botham reveals that he would drop Jonathan Trott in favour of Adam Lyth if he were in charge of the England team ahead of the second Test against the West Indies.
Apr 21, 05:08
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Sir Ian Botham "delighted" for James Anderson
Sir Ian Botham admits that he is delighted for James Anderson as the bowler became England's all-time leading wicket taker in Test match cricket.
Apr 18, 05:18
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Bob Willis backs James Anderson to take 500 Test wickets
Bob Willis believes that James Anderson can take 500 Test wickets after breaking Sir Ian Botham's record to become England's all-time leading wicket taker in Test matches.
Apr 18, 04:57
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James Anderson "hugely proud" to break Sir Ian Botham's Test wicket record
James Anderson admits that he is "hugely proud" to have surpassed Sir Ian Botham's tally of 383 Test wickets for England in the draw with the West Indies in Antigua.
Apr 17, 22:50
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Result: Jason Holder ton earns West Indies first-Test draw with England
Jason Holder's maiden Test century frustrates England and record breaker James Anderson as West Indies rescue a draw in the first Test in Antigua.
Apr 17, 22:17
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James Anderson breaks Sir Ian Botham's England Test wicket record
James Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket-taker of all time by claiming his 384th scalp in the first Test against the West Indies to surpass Sir Ian Botham's record.
Apr 17, 21:10
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England require four wickets in final session to beat West Indies
A defiant partnership between Denesh Ramdin and Jason Holder leaves England requiring four wickets after tea to win the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.
Apr 17, 19:50
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James Anderson equals Sir Ian Botham's record as England take three wickets
James Anderson equals Sir Ian Botham's Test record of 383 wickets as England need five wickets after lunch to win the first Test against the West Indies.
Apr 17, 17:03
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Gary Ballance century sets up victory push against West Indies in Antigua
A Gary Ballance century and a sensational Chris Jordan catch help set up England's victory push in the first Test against West Indies in Antigua.
Apr 16, 23:06
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England declare on 333 for seven against West Indies
West Indies begin their pursuit of 438 in the first Test against England in Antigua after the visitors declared on 333 for seven just before tea.
Apr 16, 20:32
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West Indies two wickets down at tea
West Indies reach tea on day two of the first Test match on 84-2 as they reply to England's earlier total of 399.
Apr 14, 20:10

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