t Lord’s taking jibes at the Indian Premier League (IPL) referring to it as “too powerful” and something that “should be scrapped” led to an uproar in the cricketing circles, as anticipated. The Board of Control for Cricket in ... Sportskeeda.com, 5 days ago
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Ian Botham's "Spirit of Cricket" lecture at the MCC seemed to have been delivered exactly the way he played his cricket. A truly remarkable natural sportsman and one of England's greatest cricketers, the game for him was simple, carefree and ...India Today, 1 week ago
Former England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham gave the annual Spirit of Cricket lecture at Lord's this week, and used it as an opportunity to criticise the Indian Premier League's influence on the game. Botham's opinion was the opposite of former ...Howzit MSN, 2 weeks ago Botham IPL is bad for cricket in the long term Big News Network, 2 weeks ago
English cricket legend Ian Botham. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters The Board of Control for Cricket in India has rubbished former England great Ian Botham's criticism of the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, saying he has no locus standi, and advised him to first get his facts right before commenting on the Twenty20 League. "Let him get his facts correct first. He has asked how the other boards have allowed IPL to happen. The BCCI has distributed ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Former England cricketer Sir Ian Botham. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images England legend Ian Botham has called for scrapping of the Indian Premier League, saying the T20 domestic tournament is "too powerful" for cricket's "long-term good" and the game would be better off without it. "I'm worried about the IPL; in fact, I feel it shouldn't be there at all, as it is changing the priorities of world cricket. Players are slaves to it. Administrators bow to ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Cricket-MCC-ENG-IND-IPL-Botham Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. Cricket: Botham calls for end to IPL LONDON, Sept 03, 2014 (AFP) - England great Ian Botham said Wednesday the Indian Premier League was "too powerful" for cricket's long-term good as ...Namibia Press Agency, 2 weeks ago
By | Sportskeeda Performers play cricket during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. × Proofread The MCC Spirit of Cricket lectures over the years have witnessed ...Yahoo! India, 1 month ago
By | Sportskeeda The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has lashed out at Sir Ian Botham for his criticism of the Indian Premier League (IPL) during his MCC Spirit of Cricket Lecture and suggested that Botham should check his facts ...Yahoo! Malaysia, 2 weeks ago
It gets easier to forget the player that Ian Botham embodied at his peak, or even the personality. I first saw him play Pakistan on their 1987 tour of England. His powers had drained considerably by then he managed seven wickets, one fifty and ...Abu Dhabi National, 1 week ago
Dean Wilson is Cricket Correspondent for the Daily Mirror With first-class cricket firmly back on the agenda over here in the UK, Lancashire's overseas batsman Usman Khawaja finally completed his first Championship hundred of the season for his ...Noodls, 1 week ago
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