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Botham rules out England's chances of winning WC with current strategy  Aug 29, 2:05 pm
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham feels that the team's one day plans need to be torn up and started again, because if they follow their current strategy in the World Cup they would be laughed out of Australia, again.
Botham says England's demolition of India has laid platform to regain Ashes next year  Aug 21, 11:22 am
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham believes that India's demolition at the hands of England has laid the platform from which the Ashes can be regained next year.
Ian Botham embarrassed by nude pic appearing on Twitter page   Aug 19, 12:58 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 19 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham was reportedly left embarrassed on Monday when a photograph of a naked man appeared on his Twitter page.
Ian Botham says England winning because senior squad finally firing  Aug 12, 12:51 pm
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham has said that now that Ian Bell, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Alastair Cook are firing, their side is winning.
Boycott asks Anderson to 'zip up his foul-mouth' and let ball do the talking  Aug 7, 12:24 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 07 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott, while hailing James Anderson as the country's best bowler since Ian Botham, has urged the seamer to zip it up and bowl in light of his controversy with India's Ravindra Jadeja.
England's performance against India was best in recent history, says Ian Botham  Aug 1, 11:06 am
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Ex-England cricketer Ian Botham thinks that England's win over India was one of the best performances in recent history.
Moores does not doubt Cook's ability to lead England out of present slump  Jul 23, 11:33 am
Johannesburg, July 23 (ANI): England coach Peter Moores has backed captain Alastair Cook again and has no doubt that the skipper could lead the squad out of their present slump.
'Disappointed' Botham says England bowlers not learned lesson from 1st innings against India  Jul 21, 12:50 pm
London, July 21 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham has said that the host side's bowlers have not learned their lessons from their first innings against India in their ongoing second Test at Lord's.
Ex-England great Botham says Flintoff making 'massive mistake' in coming back to play county cricket  Jun 1, 11:27 am
Johannesburg, June 01 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Sir Ian Botham has said that the ex all-rounder Andrew Flintoff was making a 'massive mistake' as he is coming back to play Twenty20 county cricket after five years of retirement.
Botham reveals watched dad 'die twice over' due to 'terrible' dementia  May 25, 11:15 am
Sydney, May 25 (ANI): England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham has said that the 'terrible' fact about dementia is that one is forced to watch someone he/she loves 'die twice over'.
Botham offers 'glimmer of hope' for 'beleaguered' England in World T20  Mar 22, 10:04 am
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Former England captain Sir Ian Botham has said that there is a 'glimmer of hope' for England at the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh as anything can happen in T20 cricket.
Botham reveals 2001 affair with Oz waitress 'nearly cost him everything'  Feb 13, 12:12 pm
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Former England Test captain Sir Ian Botham has revealed that his affair with an Australian waitress had cost him 'nearly everything' and made him realise that he had been a 'terrible' husband and father.
England fans, Pietersen deserve explanation for sacking decision by 'buffoon' ECB: Botham  Feb 6, 2:15 pm
London, Feb 6 (ANI): Former England captain Sir Ian Botham has said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) must stop hiding behind 'corporate waffle' and explain to the England fans and Kevin Pietersen the real decision to end the international career of the controversial batsman.
Botham hopes Flower's successor would bring back enjoyment into England's game   Feb 1, 1:05 pm
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Former England captain Sir Ian Botham has said that the successor of departing England team director Andy Flower should bring enjoyment and flamboyance back to the game.
Ex- England greats express shock over team's 'spineless' display in Ashes  Jan 6, 1:19 pm
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Former England greats have expressed shock and embarrassment over their team's 'spineless' display in Australia during the Ashes series.
Ian Botham blasts England team for becoming laughing stock in Australia  Dec 30, 1:46 pm
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer Ian Botham has criticized present group of England players after they succumbed to a fourth straight loss in this Ashes series at the MCG, and said that they have become a laughing stock in Australia.
Botham confused over England 'crawling into shells' in 'celebratory' Boxing Day Test  Dec 27, 10:34 am
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Former England Test captain Sir Ian Botham has expressed his confusion over what England was scared of and why they 'crawled into their shells' and refused to come out in the first day of the Boxing Day Ashes Test, which is a game worthy of celebration.
Botham salutes `peerless entertainer` Swann after spinner's retirement  Dec 23, 9:30 am
London, Dec 23 (ANI): England cricket great Ian Botham has saluted retired spinner Graeme Swann as a peerless bowler, fielder and entertainer and said that the player would be missed terribly.
Botham tells England 'flops' to 'sort their own messes' in final two Ashes Tests  Dec 19, 9:06 am
London, Dec 19 (ANI): England cricket legend Ian Botham has said that England's flop players must sort their own mess in the final two Ashes Tests if they want to put up any sort of fight against Australia.
Botham calls Ben Stokes only 'bright spark' in England's dark Ashes tour  Dec 17, 2:58 pm
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): In an otherwise gloomy performance by England in the Ashes series, the only bright spark was seen in Ben Stokes, who proved himself to be a Test match class cricketer.
Botham says England team having 'worst days ever' after 'horror' show in Ashes  Dec 16, 9:21 am
London, Dec 16 (ANI): England cricket legend Ian Botham has said that he has seen some bad days as a watcher of the England cricket team and this one was right up there with some of the worst.
Botham says England's 'inability' to 'finish off' Oz difference between two Ashes sides  Dec 14, 9:44 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): England cricket legend Ian Botham has said that the team's bowlers made it too easy for Australian all-rounder Steve Smith on Day 1 of the third Ashes Test in Perth.
Botham asks England to 'act fast, hit Oz hard with pace' in Perth Test  Dec 10, 10:33 am
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Former England cricketer Ian Botham has said that their team must act fast and hit the Aussies with pacemen in Perth if they want to do anything notable in the Ashes.
Botham advises England to disregard sledging in 'hard, uncompromising' Ashes  Nov 27, 12:57 pm
Sydney, Nov 27 (ANI): Former England captain Sir Ian Botham has advised England to dig in and fight back in the second Test in Adelaide starting on December 5 and disregard the incessant sledging, which he added, will always be a part of the 'hard, uncompromising' Ashes.
Botham urges England to 'stop pining' over 'stressed' Trott's departure   Nov 26, 10:18 am
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Former England Test skipper Sir Ian Botham has urged England to 'dig deeper' to come out on top in the current Ashes series and stop 'pining' over the 'shock' departure of their batsman Jonathan Trott over 'stress-related illness'.