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Wellington, Jan 17 (ANI): Former cricketing greats Shane Warne, Brian Lara and Sir Vivian Richards are set to swap bats for golf clubs as they would reportedly feature in the New Zealand Open golf tournament this year alongside returning cricket stars Ricky Ponting and Sir Ian Botham.
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has stated that replacing under fire captain Alastair Cook would improve England's chances of performing better in the World Cup, although it won't automatically mean they would win it.
Botham calls for Cook to be dropped as England's ODI captain Nov 30, 1:50 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 30 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham believes that Alastair Cook should be dropped as the team's ODI captain after presiding over another 'flat and tedious' display in an eight-wicket defeat by Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Ian Botham says Hughes' 'freak, tragic' death has 'rocked us all' Nov 28, 11:26 am
London, Nov 28 (ANI): While offering his condolence on the death of Phil Hughes in "such a freak and tragic way," former England Test cricketer and captain, and current cricket commentator, Ian Botham, has said that the unexpected demise has "rocked us all."
Pietersen's England career definitely over, says Anderson Oct 17, 2:17 pm
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Jimmy Anderson has reportedly said that Kevin Pietersen's England career is definitely over.
Botham reveals devastation of dealing with dementia-stricken father Oct 14, 11:43 am
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Sir Ian Botham has revealed how he was so distressed at watching his dementia-stricken father that he could not bear to visit him and stopped visiting his dad before he passed away.
KP was 'treacherous' but it's time for England to move on and win the Ashes, says Botham Oct 12, 1:20 pm
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Former England Test cricketer and captain Ian Botham has said that ousted batsman Kevin Pietersen was treacherous but it really is time to move on from this mess surrounding the squad and win The Ashes again.
Botham embarrassed with childish, petty squabbling over KP's take on English cricket Oct 9, 11:35 am
London, Oct 09 (ANI): Former England Test Cricket and captain Ian Botham has said that the childish, petty squabbling over Kevin Pietersen's autobiography going on at the top of English cricket right now is quite frankly kids stuff and he feels embarrassed about the way they are carrying on.
Johannesburg, Sep 13 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has revealed that his famous encounter with a paddle boat or a pedalo during the 2007 Cricket World Cup had been a failed attempt to enjoy a nightcap with ex-skipper Ian Botham.
Morgan insists playing in IPL made him 'a more skilful player' Sep 7, 12:34 pm
Johannesburg, Sep 07 (ANI): England Twenty20 cricket team captain Eoin Morgan has defended the Indian Premier League (IPL) insisting that playing in the tournament had been hugely beneficial, as he prepares to lead his side in their one-off T20 clash against India at Edgbaston on Sunday.
London, Sep 04 (ANI): Former England Test Cricket and captain Ian Botham has said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) is too powerful for the long-term good of the game and has called for it to be scrapped.
London, Sep 03 (ANI): Ian Botham has slammed the England Cricket team for putting up a 'flop show' in the ongoing ODI series against India.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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