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Ian Botham Biography & Latest News

Ian Botham Latest News & Articles

Have New Zealand found a replacement for Daniel Vettori in Mitchell Santner?

An exclusive look at what the 24-year old from Hamilton brings to the table

Kapil Dev feels present-day all rounders are 'far better' than those from his era

Former Indian skipper calls for respect towards contemporary cricketers

6 Cricketers batting for a cause

A look at cricketers who are engaged in charity work

Richard Hadlee picks his favourite all-rounder out of Kapil Dev, Imran Khan and Ian Botham

Iconic cricketer opens up on the fierce competition between the four of them.

10 great batsmen who bagged a pair in Tests

Listing ten great batsmen who got out for a duck in both innings of a single Test.

India vs West Indies, 3rd Test Day 2 Stats: Rearguard partnerships and all round exploits

Lower-order collapse and hosts' defiance build engrossing contest

Deserved the Man of the Match award a bit more than Virat Kohli, says Ravichandran Ashwin

R.Ashwin spoke in an interview with bcci.tv. after his performance which made him win the man of the match award after all-round performance

England deserve to be World No 1, says Ian Botham

Botham rates England as overwhelming favourites for the upcoming four-match Test series against Pakistan.

Impending threats for cricketers and lost possibilities for the sport in the wake of Brexit

Cricket is one of the least important concerns in the uncertain political air over Europe, but the sport shall be affected too.

Sir Richard Hadlee picks Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson, AB de Villiers as best batsmen of current generation

The former all-rounder also spoke about the friendly rivalry he shared with Kapil Dev, Imran Khan and Ian Botham during his playing days.

Ian Botham says Alastair Cook could challenge Sachin Tendulkar's record

Former England captain Ian Botham feels Alastair Cook could chase down Sachin Test scoring record.

Steve Waugh bashes T20 leagues, says it has promoted "loyalty to money"

Steve Waugh says there is "loyalty to money" than "loyalty to the nation" with the advent of T20 leagues.

Ian Botham expresses disappointment with Indian cricket

The former England all-rounder was critical of India playing too much T20 cricket

10 all-rounders who played for a long time

All-rounders are one of the most fascinating species in cricket; fit easily into the team, do double the work and lend balance to the side.

Cricketing rivals who went on to become great friends

Some of the greatest friendships in cricket have emerged out of the finest of rivalries between players from different teams.
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