Cricket is full of theorists who can ruin your game in no time. Ian Botham quote
For many sportsmen, coming face to face with irrefutable evidence of their mortality is the moment they dread above all others. Ian Botham quote
I've had about ten operations. I'm a bit like a battered old Escort. You might find one panel left that's original. Ian Botham quote
It's always good beating the Australians - and it's even better to beat them out there. But the Ashes is just one thing. Ask me for the biggest highlight when I'm lying on my deathbed - then I'll tell you Ian Botham quote
I am asking questions. A lot of people are asking questions. Is Monty here or has he gone home? [on Panesar not playing for England] Ian Botham quote
You couldn't have placed that any better - talk about a needle in a haystack. Ian Botham quote
The hanging judges, snitches and do-gooders who shopped Freddie should get a life [a subject close to Beefy's heart] Ian Botham quote
Talented ex-England all rounder turned commentator who has done a large amount of charity work consistently. Known for his larger than life personality on and off the field, he is now a knight no less (much less controversially than Salman Rushdie) so arise Sir Beefy!