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Ian Botham

One of the world's greatest all-round cricketers, and an undoubted world class player in the England sides of the 1980s, whose ability to turn the course of a game with either bat or ball was best seen in the 1981 series against Australia. In 102 Test Matches for England he scored 5200 runs, including 14 centuries, and took 383 wickets, including ... See full bio »

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Botham's Ashes
Botham's Ashes Himself
From the Ashes
From the Ashes Himself - England 1977-1992
Sky Sports Cricket
Sky Sports Cricket Himself - Commentator
A Question of Sport
A Question of Sport Himself - Team Captain / Himself


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Radio Cricket Commentator (voice, uncredited)
 1996 Ellington (TV Series)
- Man of Honour (1996)
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Alternate Names:

Ian 'Beefy' Botham | Sir Ian Botham


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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People keep telling me I should go into politics but my wife thinks I'm too radical. I am to the right of Attila the Hun.


As a boy supported Chelsea Football Club (London, England) and actually appeared in a game at Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea in 1981 in a Testimonial game for long-serving player, Ron Harris. He also played professional football for Scunthorpe Utd in England. See more »



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