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Botham

Ian (Terence). born 1955, English cricketer: played for Somerset (1973--86), Worcestershire (1987--91), and Durham (1991--93); captained England (1980--81)
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Nottinghamshire bowler Stuart Broad moved on to 384 international dismissals - one ahead of Botham - on Saturday as England thrashed West Indies inside three days in the first Test at Edgbaston.
Chairman Clive Leach left and Botham is his successor, and will be given the task of picking the new team to manage matters off the field.
Botham will be his long-term successor once he returns from covering England's tour of India for Sky Sports, and he will be given the task of picking the new team to manage matters off the field.
Botham saluted the 32-year-old as he left the field at the end of the match, which ended in a draw.
Flintoff, who is a pace bowling all-rounder and former England captain like Botham, had reportedly retired forcefully through injury in 2009, and his ankles and knees have repeatedly been suffering from the pounding they took as he charged in.
Botham also played cricket domestically in Australia, as well as for Worcestershire and Durham, and had spells in the Football League with both Scunthorpe United and Yeovil Town.
Botham has repeatedly tipped England to secure their first ever whitewash success over the old enemy and believes injuries to the host's bowlers mean a "rebuilding" Australia side will struggle.
Botham had objected to a paragraph in Val's 1985 book A Suitable Job for a Woman, saying it was critical of her and her family.
Brian Rose nurtured Buttler through Somerset's youth system and spent more than a decade playing with Botham at Taunton.
Mr Botham was jailed for two-and-a-half years in 1998 for four indecent assaults on a young girl.
Botham - part of Sky's commentary team for the match - took umbrage to Broad's criticism of former players and hit back.
STUART BROAD sparked a twitter backlash and had a frank exchange of views with Sir Ian Botham after England's First Test defeat.