Sir Ian Botham believes the Ageas Bowl pitch is ideal for England spinners Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid in the fourth Test.
India outplayed England in all departments at Trent Bridge to reignite the series with two Tests to play, says Sir Ian Botham.
Stuart Broad and James Anderson proved they have plenty more to give by knocking the stuffing out of Pakistan, says Ian Botham.
The reaction to Australia's players after the ball-tampering scandal is "almost bordering on hatred", says Ian Botham.
Sir Ian Botham has urged England's Ben Stokes to join the "bat-cave club" in order to avoid potential future controversy.
Sir Ian Botham expects England to pick an "experienced" Ashes squad - and opener Mark Stoneman to be named in it.
Sir Ian Botham hopes Windies' stunning victory over England at Headingley can launch a period of sustained Test success.
Ian Botham says Stuart Broad - now England's second-highest Test wicket-taker - has plenty more great bowling displays in him.
England are "80 per cent there" as a Test team ahead of the series against West Indies and Australia, says Sir Ian Botham.
England should consider recalling Adil Rashid after their 340-run hammering to South Africa, says Sir Ian Botham.
Sir Ian Botham hailed 'a magnificent Mo-show' after Moeen Ali's career-best 6-53 span England to victory over South Africa.
Ben Stokes is 'controlling the red mist' and maturing as a person and a cricketer, says Sir Ian Botham.
New England Test skipper Joe Root will thrive on the pressures of captaincy, says Sir Ian Botham.
Sir Ian Botham believes Alastair Cook can surpass Sachin Tendulkar's Test runs record after stepping down as England captain.
England must be aggressive in their pursuit of wickets on day four of the fifth Test, according to Sir Ian Botham.
Moeen Ali is better suited to a position lower down the order in the long term despite his Chennai ton, says Sir Ian Botham.
Sir Ian Botham believes England's spinners were punished for a lack of variation as India reached 146-1 in Mumbai.
Sir Ian Botham says England spinner Adil Rashid is improving with every match ahead of the second Test against India.
England skipper Alastair Cook could get close to matching Sachin Tendulkar's record of 51 Test hundreds, says Sir Ian Botham.
Sir Ian Botham says England could dominate the first Test against India on day three after Ben Stokes' mature century.
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