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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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Dilip Sardesai award for Ashwin


November 28th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been chosen for the Dilip Sardesai award for becoming the Man of the Series in the recently concluded three-match Test series ... Read more...

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Ian Botham’s son worried about his kidnapped dog


November 25th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Britain are investigating the case of a missing dog. This dog is no ordinary dog because the owners are ready to offer £2,500 cash ... Read more...

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Conviction should serve as a warning for others: Botham


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former England captain Ian Botham said the conviction of Pakistan players for spot-fixing should serve as a "warning" that cheating and corruption will not be tolerated."The ... Read more...

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Players, officials pay tributes to Dilley


October 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Ian Botham has said he was shocked to hear of his former team mate Graham Dilley's passing away.Dilley, who shared a 117-run ... Read more...

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England fast bowler Graham Dilley dead


October 5th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) England fast bowler Graham Dilley, an Ashes-winning hero in 1981, has died after a brief battle against cancer. Dilley, 52, died this morning at a hospice in ... Read more...

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Feel good factor is back in English cricket: Botham


August 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain and legendary all-rounder Ian Botham said the feel good factor is back in English cricket and it is here to stay for ... Read more...

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I wouldn’t have withdrawn the run out appeal: Hussain


August 1st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain says he would not have done what Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni did by recalling Ian Bell after he was controversially ... Read more...

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Bell didn’t deserve a second life: Botham


August 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Former England captain Ian Botham has said batsman Ian Bell didn't deserve to be called back by India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni after being run out ... Read more...

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India and England cricket boards to celebrate 100th Test


July 20th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will celebrate the 100th Test match between the two ... Read more...

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India have to prove they are world’s top Test team: Botham


May 26th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Former England all-rounder Ian Botham says India have still to prove their World No.1 Test ranking by winning overseas tours and the Test series against ... Read more...

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Fletcher took being miserable to a new level: Veterans


April 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Veteran cricketers who have known or interacted with newly appointed Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher, have said that he will have to work on his interactive skills.At ... Read more...

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Revamped Wankhede waits for another slice of history


March 17th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) There is the smell of fresh paint and sawdust in the precincts of the brand new, swanky Wankhede Stadium. Still, hundreds of people are working ... Read more...

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Botham backs Australia, South Africa to clash in WC finals


March 15th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar. 15 (ANI): Former England captain and all-rounder Ian Botham does not believe India will make it to the final of this year's World Cup in Mumbai on April 2. He ... Read more...

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Axed Oz opener Hughes takes off from cricket, heads for farm


February 12th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): Ex-Australia opener Phil Hughes has decided to go off cricket for a couple of months and has headed to his family farm in northern New South Wales after being ... Read more...

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ESPN STAR Sports to telecast live India’s WC preparatory matches against Australia, Kiwis


February 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI/ Business Wire India): ESPN STAR Sports, ICC's Global Broadcast & Production Partner, will broadcast live India's preparatory matches against Australia and New Zealand as the teams get ... Read more...

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Botham warns critics ‘quality player’ Clarke will soon be over his ‘rough patch’


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham reckons that the current spate of criticism of stand-in Australian captain Michael Clarke is unfair.Botham said that Clarke's position in the team for the ... Read more...

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Botham to be key speaker at ‘Learning for a Better World’ fund-raiser


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham will be the guest of honour at a dinner organized by Australia-based Learning for a Better World (LBW), which supports over 100 students through ... Read more...

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England outplayed Australia in every department: Botham


January 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has scoffed at Cricket Australia's claims that there were positives to be taken from the humiliating Ashes series loss.Botham said Australia had a mountain ... Read more...

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Cook, Clarke defend Hughes after Botham’s ‘cheat’ call


January 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.6 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook has leapt to the defence of Australian fielder Phillip Hughes after he was branded a cheat by former England all-rounder Ian Botham and the British ... Read more...

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TV decisions tarnishing Sydney Test outcome


January 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.6 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook says players risked having egg on their face if they were foolish enough to bluff technology after two controversial decisions marred another day of dominance ... Read more...

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Botham calls Hughes a cheat, Clarke defends Hughes


January 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Former England skipper Ian Botham has accused Australian Phillip Hughes of "cheating" and almost denying Alastair Cook a third century in the ongoing Ashes series.Hughes, however, was backed ... Read more...

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Aussies tried to cheat Cook out of his ton


January 5th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.5 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook racked up another Ashes century on the third day of the final Test, despite the best efforts of Australia to cheat him out of it ... Read more...

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Chappell denies ‘physical confrontation’ with Botham


December 12th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell has denied that he was recently involved in a "physical confrontation" with Englishman Sir Ian Botham.Chappell's reaction follows reports that he and Botham had ... Read more...

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Pietersen is destined to be England’s first great cricketer since Botham: Roebuck


December 6th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 6(ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen's true destiny is to become his adopted country's first great cricketer since Ian Botham, according to noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck.Pietersen struck a double century ... Read more...

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1986 Ashes win was possible because England was a ‘damn good team’: Gatting


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Mike Gatting has said that he has fond memories of England's last Ashes triumph in 1986-87, and would love for his country to stamp its ... Read more...

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Botham backs England to ‘dish out an emphatic defeat’ for Australia


November 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 20(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham is tipping the Andrew Strauss-led England team to score an "emphatic" first away Ashes series win in more than two decades.England has not won ... Read more...

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‘Magnificent’ Ponting sailing Oz Ashes ship on his own: Botham


November 18th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 18(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham insists that a third Ashes series defeat out of four against England for Australian captain Ricky Ponting would not be his fault.Botham had ... Read more...

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If Aussies bring back Warne then England will bring back Trueman, jokes Botham


November 17th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Cricket legend Ian Botham has said if Australia brings Shane Warne out of retirement for the Ashes series it would be like England calling up the late Fred ... Read more...

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Swann will be trump card in England’s Ashes victory: Botham


November 11th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): England cricket legend Sir Ian Botham tipped the visitors to win the five-Test series against Australia by at least two matches, and said off-spinner Graeme Swann will be ... Read more...

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Spanish painter Salvador Dali ‘had most famous moustache’


November 4th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Spanish painter Salvador Dali's facial hair has topped a new poll of the best-known moustaches of all time.According to almost a quarter of Britons, the surrealist's ... Read more...

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England will feel Ashes statistical heat


October 31st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 31 (ANI): With the exception of Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood, England will feel the statistical heat when it comes to a comparison of Ashes-related performances with Australia, says author ... Read more...

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Mohsin Khan calls Botham “biased, foolish” for giving ‘ban Pak cricket’ diatribe


September 28th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 28 (ANI): Pakistan's former Test opener and incumbent chief selector Mohsin Khan has slammed former England captain Ian Botham for his anti-Pak diatribe, describing him as a "biased and foolish" ... Read more...

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Botham backs England for ‘magnificent’ Ashes win over Australia


September 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28(ANI): Former cricket legend Ian Botham has predicted that England would beat Australia in the battle for the Ashes with out-of-favour batsman Kevin Pietersen being one of the key trump ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing allegations could end trio’s career: Imran Khan


September 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Former cricket captain Imran Khan believes that the Pakistani High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hassan had made a premature statement of calling Salman Butt, Muhammad ... Read more...

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