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Player plaudits
Player plaudits Ian Botham

Player plaudits

Nasser Hussain and Sir Ian Botham reflect on England's fine individual performances in the third Test.

Back to their best Ian Botham

Back to their best

Sir Ian Botham says England have ‘turned the corner’ after they ended their 11-Test wait for a win on Thursday.

Take a break, Cook Ian Botham

Take a break, Cook

Sir Ian Botham has urged Alastair Cook to ‘clear his head’ away from the glare of international cricket.

Beefy: England ruffled Ian Botham

Beefy: England ruffled

England bowled poorly and became flustered as India set them 319 to win the second Test, says Beefy.

Botham: don't rush Kerrigan Ian Botham

Botham: don't rush Kerrigan

Sir Ian Botham does not expect England to pick spinner Simon Kerrigan for the second Test against India.

Perfect partners Ian Botham

Perfect partners

Sir Ian Botham praises Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson's 'tremendous' last-wicket partnership.

Magnificent Moeen Ian Botham

Magnificent Moeen

Moeen Ali was valiant in defeat and will surely score many hundreds for England, says Sir Ian Botham.

Trick and treat Ian Botham

Trick and treat

Ian Botham urges England's batsmen to cash in on Stuart Broad's hat-trick and Liam Plunkett's five-for.

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