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Sir Ian Botham

Sir Ian Botham

Born
24/11/1955
65 years
Batting Style
Right Handed
Bowling Style
Right-arm fast medium
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

Australia

28/07/1977

Recent Match

Pakistan

18/06/1992

Matches

102

Runs

5200

161

Innings

5200

Runs

14/22

100s / 50s

621/67

4s / 6s

33.54

Average

60.71

SR

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Ian Botham, along with Kapil Dev, Richard Hadlee and Imran Khan was known as one of the best all rounders of his era. The numbers may not exactly p

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Botham takes his seat in Britain's House of Lords

Botham, who played 102 Tests for England between 1977 and 1992, is considered one of the finest all-rounders in the history of the game
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AFP
05 Oct 2020
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Botham takes his seat in Britain's House of Lords
Botham, who played 102 Tests for England between 1977 and 1992, is considered one of the finest all-rounders in the history of the game
userAFP
05 Oct 2020
FEATURE

England vs Pakistan: A history in cricket and controversies

As England prepare to take on Pakistan in yet another Test series, here's a look at the rivalry and controversies that have lit up the contests between the two nations
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Abhishek Mukherjee
04 Aug 2020
FEATURE
England vs Pakistan: A history in cricket and controversies
As England prepare to take on Pakistan in yet another Test series, here's a look at the rivalry and controversies that have lit up the contests between the two nations
userAbhishek Mukherjee
04 Aug 2020
ONTHISDAY

Sir Ian Botham begins his Test journey

On this day in 1977, one of the greatest all-rounders made his Test bow
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Pramod Ananth
28 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Sir Ian Botham begins his Test journey
On this day in 1977, one of the greatest all-rounders made his Test bow
userPramod Ananth
28 Jul 2020
NEWS

'All lives matter' say brothers-in-arms Richards and Botham

Their bond has been recognised with the announcement that future Test series between England and the West Indies will be called the Richards-Botham Trophy
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AFP
24 Jul 2020
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'All lives matter' say brothers-in-arms Richards and Botham
Their bond has been recognised with the announcement that future Test series between England and the West Indies will be called the Richards-Botham Trophy
userAFP
24 Jul 2020
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COVID-19 tracker - Cricket Players and Officials

A detailed timeline of all players and officials affected by the coronavirus pandemic
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Cricket.com Staff
30 Jun 2020
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COVID-19 tracker - Cricket Players and Officials
A detailed timeline of all players and officials affected by the coronavirus pandemic
userCricket.com Staff
30 Jun 2020
NEWS

Had coronavirus in January but thought I had bad flu: Botham

Botham has little doubt that the sport will begin soon as cricket is a such a game which social distancing is possible
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PTI
30 Jun 2020
NEWS
Had coronavirus in January but thought I had bad flu: Botham
Botham has little doubt that the sport will begin soon as cricket is a such a game which social distancing is possible
userPTI
30 Jun 2020
OPINION

Sir Ian Botham: An all-rounder par excellence

On this Day in 1992, Sir Ian Botham, regarded as one of the fab four all-rounders of his era played his last Test match at Lord’s
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Anirudh Kasargod
21 Jun 2020
OPINION
Sir Ian Botham: An all-rounder par excellence
On this Day in 1992, Sir Ian Botham, regarded as one of the fab four all-rounders of his era played his last Test match at Lord’s
userAnirudh Kasargod
21 Jun 2020
NEWS

Ben Stokes is the best cricketer in the world now: Botham

Botham also said that Virat Kohli is the "right guy" to take Indian cricket forward
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PTI
29 May 2020
NEWS
Ben Stokes is the best cricketer in the world now: Botham
Botham also said that Virat Kohli is the "right guy" to take Indian cricket forward
userPTI
29 May 2020
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