Sir Ian Botham
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 - 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
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
With Twenty20 cricket still relatively new, Debashish Das picks out some players from the past who he thinks would have adapted to the game better than most.
13 March 2014
Former England international Sir Ian Botham says that losing the 1992 World Cup final to Pakistan in Melbourne remains one of his biggest disappointments in the game.
2 August 2013