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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'.
Botham joins Ponting, Gilchrist, Waugh in Big Bash commentary team  Nov 25, 12:48 pm
Sydney, Nov 25 (ANI): The Big Bash League's new broadcaster, Network Ten, has recruited Ian Botham to its commentary team for the Twenty20 tournament this summer, further adding to its star profile.
Botham asks England to 'be brave, go toe-to-toe' with Oz if want to retain Ashes  Nov 25, 11:22 am
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Former England player Ian Botham has said that there is no hiding place in an Ashes series Down Under and England must be brave and go toe-to-toe with Australia if they are to retain Ashes.
Jeff Thomas claims 'whole heap of batsmen' were 'scared' of him during career  Nov 24, 3:03 pm
Sydney, Nov 24 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Jeff Thomas, unofficially known as the fastest bowler of all time, has claimed that a 'whole heap of batsmen' were scared of him when he was in his prime.
England batsmen crawled 'deeper into cave' at Gabba until no way out, says Botham  Nov 23, 8:50 am
London, Nov 23 (ANI): England Test legend Sir Ian Botham has said that England batsmen crawled into the cave and just got deeper and deeper until there was no way out, following their poor show on the second day of the first Ashes Test at the Gabba.
Botham slams 'fragile' Oz batting line-up as 'weakest ever for Ashes series'  Nov 20, 1:43 pm
Sydney, Nov 20 (ANI): English legend Sir Ian Botham has slammed Australia's batting depth and has branded it as the 'weakest Ashes line-up ever'.
Botham says Clarke 'only Oz player' who deserves place in current English team  Nov 16, 11:02 am
Sydney, Nov 16 (ANI): Former England captain Ian Botham has taken aim at Australia's team for the first Test, saying only Michael Clarke deserves a spot in the English team from it.