Stokes is the 'Special One' for England cricket, says Botham

2019-08-27 22:30

After Ben Stokes' astonishing match-winning innings in the third Ashes Test against Australia, Ian Botham has anoited him English cricket's 'Special One'.

Botham named Scunthorpe United president

2017-12-15 10:33

Scunthorpe United have appointed former England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham as their new club president.

Botham slams 'ridiculous' English D/N Test

2016-11-01 07:15

Ian Botham has hit out at the "appalling" prospect of a first day/night Test in England, saying the "ridiculous" plan risks damaging cricket's flagship format.

Botham joy at grandson's Wales call

2016-03-25 14:22

Ian Botham has insisted he will have no problems cheering for Wales when his grandson makes his international rugby union debut.

Botham blown away by 'magnificent' Stokes

2016-01-03 14:59

Ian Botham hailed a "magnificent" display by Ben Stokes after he smashed his record for the fastest England double ton.

Ian Botham to walk SA for charity

2015-12-01 10:32

England legend Sir Ian Botham is heading to South Africa for a series of fund-raising walks - and you can join in!

Flintoff comes clean on pedalo

2014-09-12 11:16

Andrew Flintoff says his notorious encounter with a pedalo during the 2007 CWC was a failed attempt to enjoy a drink with Ian Botham.

Botham calls for end to IPL

2014-09-04 09:01

England cricket legend Ian Botham says the Indian Premier League is "too powerful" for cricket's long-term good.

Botham caught out by nude pic

2014-08-18 14:28

Former England all-rounder Ian Botham was embarrassed when a photograph of a naked man appeared on his Twitter page.

'Spineless' England slammed

2014-01-05 17:25

Ian Botham has launched a scathing attack on England's Ashes whitewash, calling the team's display in Australia "spineless".


Botham backs controversial 100-ball cricket format

2018-05-18 22:20

England great Ian Botham has backed controversial plans for a new city-based 100-ball competition despite widespread criticism.

Ian Botham's grandson steps onto Sevens stage

2017-01-20 15:46

James Botham, the grandson of English cricket legend Sir Ian Botham, is set to make his international Sevens debut for Wales.

Judge England on India, says Botham

2016-10-31 09:30

Ian Botham believes England's end of year tour programme will be judged on their upcoming five-Test tour of India.

Beefy: SA may lose 5-0

2016-02-04 19:06

England, already 1-0 up, to whitewash the Proteas in the ODI series? Ian Botham believes there is a fair likelihood ...

Botham: Proteas have lost key players

2015-12-10 14:09

Legendary England cricketer Ian Botham feels they have a great chance to beat South Africa in their upcoming four-Test series.

Botham's Ashes tales fire up Buttler

2015-07-07 10:55

Jos Buttler says listening to England hero Ian Botham's tales of Ashes past was "like story time with your granddad".

India slams Botham's call

2014-09-05 10:48

Organisers of cricket's IPL have hit back angrily at former England all-rounder Ian Botham's call for the tournament to be scrapped.

England ponder Botham blast

2014-08-29 10:48

England will have criticism from all-round great Ian Botham ringing in their ears as they try to get back on level terms with India.

Botham fears for Flintoff

2014-05-31 14:55

England great Ian Botham has said Andrew Flintoff was making a "massive mistake" in coming back to play Twenty20 cricket.

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