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Viv Richards & Ian Botham back 'Save Soil Movement'

Isha Foundation, who is spearheading the Save Soil Movement, addressed the gathering on the crucial issue of rapid soil extinction at the first test match of the England vs West Indies series on Thursday at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds in Antigua and Barbuda.
11 March 2022

Cricket Icons unveil new Richards-Botham Trophy ahead of the West Indies vs England Test Series

Cricket icons Sir Vivian Richards and Lord Ian Botham unveiled the new Richards-Botham trophy which will be won by the victors in Test Series between West Indies and England Men’s Team.
7 March 2022

Sir Ian Botham, Melbourne and the MCG - Ashes Boxing Day Test Match

'The atmosphere at the MCG on the Boxing Day game is unbelievable and it’s good to see that we’re going to have a full crowd.'
22 December 2021

Inside the Tour - The Ashes 1986/87 Sir Ian Botham and other cricketing Legends tell the tale that shocked the sporting world

On the eve of this winter’s Ashes tour, Auddy has confirmed its award-winning Inside the Tour podcast will return with a new eight-part series featuring England’s legendary 1986/87 Ashes win in Australia.
21 November 2021

Richards-Botham Trophy recognises two of England and West Indies greats

England and the West Indies will compete for a new Richards-Botham Trophy when they next meet in a Men’s Test series to pay tribute to two of their greatest players whose rivalry and friendship embodies the close relationship and mutual respect between the two sides.
23 July 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sir Ian Botham and Bob Willis script historic Ashes win in 1981 Headingley Test

July 21, 1981 - When Australia arrived on the English shores in 1981, the home team had not won a Test in 10 matches.
21 July 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sir Ian Botham strokes quickest double ton at The Oval in career-best knock

July 9, 1982 - 1982 was a year of football more than cricket, but Botham's fastest double century against India at The Oval was one of the sporting highlights of the year.
9 July 2020

David Gower: “Botham would set Newspapers alight” - Inside edge

In an exclusive interview with SKY SPORTS, Comedian Paul Chowdhry quizzes cricket legends David Gower, Isa Guha, Kumar Sangakkara and Harbhajan Singh on sledging, pre-match rituals, including Gower on Botham’s dislike of newspapers ...
31 August 2018

Fitness Enhances Skill

Harsha Bhogle was moderating a debate in TV. He asked Adrian La Roux, the then Indian team fitness coach, “ How much difference modern fitness training would have made had Garry Sobers, Ian Botham and Sunil Gavaskar were exposed to it?
4 May 2018

Celebrities Putt Under Pressure by Challenge from American Golf

As a part of their new charity initiative, Europe’s number one golf retailer, American Golf, decided to test the skills of celebrities in their Pressure Putt Challenge.
1 July 2017

Ben Stokes better than me at 24 - Ian Botham

Former England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham feels that Ben Stokes is a better player than he was at the age of 24 after smashing a record breaking double hundred against South Africa in the second Test in Cape Town.
9 January 2016

Off The Mark - How it began for...Sir Ian Botham - Cricket World TV

Sir Ian Botham recalls how his cricketing career began with his parents making sacrifices to get him to games all around Somerset, and eventually his "fun trip" would see him travel all over the world.
10 October 2015

My Cricket Inspiration...Phil Tufnell on Botham, Richards and others - Cricket World TV

Former England and Middlesex spinner Phil Tufnell names Sir Ian Botham and Sir Viv Richards among the players that inspired him when he was young.
13 September 2015

Sir Ian Botham talks about his charity work - Cricket World TV

Sir Ian Botham has been a prominent supporter of charity work throughout his life and here he tells us why he feels it is so important to get out there and try to make a difference.
28 August 2015

From street to elite, that's the dream for Cage Cricket - Sir Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham says that the dream for Cage Cricket is to open up a pathway "from street to elite" where youngsters can start with Cage Cricket and progress to playing at the very highest level.
2 August 2015

Paralympians get behind Lord's Taverners Youth Sports Awards

Three prominent paralympians have joined the expert judging panel that will decide the inaugural winners of the Lord's Taverners Sporting Chance Awards next month.
24 July 2015

Still predicting an England Ashes win - Sir Ian Botham - Cricket World TV

Sir Ian Botham is sticking to his view that England will win the 2015 Ashes - even he expects it be very close - despite Australia's domination of the second Test at Lord's.
17 July 2015

Who's The Greatest: Botham Or Flintoff?

Both were outstanding all-rounders who arguably produced their best performances against Australia - Ian Botham in 1981 and Andrew Flintoff in 2005 - but which one would you have in your team?
25 October 2014

Sir Ian Botham Talks Trading, Charity, Cricket & Football

Sir Ian Botham - cricketer, fund-raiser, commentator and now city trader? In 1981, Beefy claims his innings at Headingley stopped the stock markets trading but now he is having a go himself to raise money for charity.
11 June 2014

CPL To Host 'Beefy's Bash'

The Caribbean Premier League 2014 will host an all-star charity Twenty20 match featuring legends Sir Ian Botham and Brian Lara on 12th August.
22 May 2014